Join as a volunteer

The next volunteer hackathons, all times of day are in Helsinki time.

  • Tuesday 1t Aug at 15-18 Sign up in Facebook!
  • Tuesday 18 Aug 17-20
  • Wednesday 2 Sept 17-20
  • Wednesday 9 Sept 17-20 Preparing spaces and setting up the online platform. 
  • Sunday 13 Sept 13–19: Making space deco elements, preparing spaces and setting up the online platform. Welcome to join any time!
  • Tuesday 15 Sept 17-20 : Onboarding to the festival tasks and Build up!The sessions are for working together on creating different areas of Untitled. Sessions take place at Demos Helsinki premises (Mechelininkatu 3d, ring the doorbell) and online in Discord. Email before the session untitled(a)untitled.community for Discord link if you want to join online.
    Snacks are provided to keep us fuelled.


You can join building the Untitled community and festival by contributing your time and skills on a volunteer basis. Every effort from carrying chairs to coordinating material sourcing, from making magic at communications to greeting guests at the entrance is highly appreciated and greeted with joy.

As a volunteer you get to join Untitled festival, connect with the versatile global community and have fun while making Untitled happen together. You can contribute before the festival, during the festival days or after the festival, remotely or in presence, as much as you want and can.

See below examples of areas you can contribute to.

Let us know who you are and what you’d be interested in doing through this form.

If you have any questions or suggestions, contact volunteer coordinator jenni.kilpi(at)demoshelsinki.fi

1 Communications
for example

  • Newsletter editing
  • Article writing
    – E.g. by interviewing participants and session organisers etc.
  • Untitled website e.g.
    – Updating programme and info
    – Restructuring the website according to new needs
  • Social media 
  • Media contacts
  • Graphic design & creating visual material
  • Videos
  • Photography
  • Podcasts

2 Event management & Participant experience
Event Management for example

  • Programming & Scheduling
  • Logistics planning
  • Coordinating service providers
  • Partner- and sponsorships
  • Volunteer training & orientation

Participant experience for example

  • Engaging with the participants and preparing everyone to be well informed & growing a great and curious atmosphere towards the festival
  • Registration
  • Guiding “Initiation into the festival” at the festival
  • Hosting & supporting guests, session organisers & general guidance
  • Leading starting activities for conversation or workshop sessions

3 Space design, build up and
take down of the festival
for example

  • Space design for creative, brave & safe space
  • Sustainable sourcing of materials
  • Building and setting up spaces
  • Tech (sound, video)
  • Take down after the festival

4 Festival’s Online dimension

for example

  • Concept & script design
  • Technical set up
  • Technical hosting
  • Hosting and guiding

5 Final Party for Friday 18 September
for example

  • Performing or creating other experiences
  • Concept design
  • Programming & Scheduling
  • Connecting and communicating with the contributors
  • Partnerships

6 Content quality & documentation

  • Engaging with conversation and experiment workshops organisers to help them shape their ideas into top notch content
  • Editing great programme descriptions for website
  • Creating way(s) to document the content of the festival in ways that support building the narrative and transformative agenda

7 Other

  • Anything else you think is needed or would be great to have in Untitled?