Detroit Film Theatre

Become a DFT Volunteer


Contact our Volunteer Council at or call 313.494.5221


Volunteer Usher

Detroit Film Theatre volunteer ushers welcome and assist patrons in the DIA auditorium. They give directions, answer questions and seat patrons. The Detroit Film Theatre operates on Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday evenings. We particularly need volunteers to fill the late shows and both shows on Saturday.


  • On the job training
  • Introduction and tour of the auditorium


  • Volunteer Orientation
  • Application
  • Interview


At least one show per month (approximately 3 hours)