Volunteer Applications for the February 2019 season will open in early 2019.
Please submit the form below to be notified by email when applications open.
See FAQs for volunteers below the form.
FAQs for Couture Fashion Week Volunteers
Q. Who can volunteer at Couture Fashion Week New York?
A. Energetic people age 18 and over.
Q. What are dates of the next event for which volunteers are being accepted?
A. February 15-16, 2019. Orientation meeting Thursday February 14.
Q. Where will the next event be held?
A. *NEW* 4W43 Building, 4 West 43rd Street (at Fifth Avenue), New York City.
Q. Do I need experience in working at fashion events?
Q. Can I volunteer for only 1 or 2 days, or do I have to volunteer for all days of the event?
A. Occasionally single day volunteers are accepted, but multiple days are preferred. The February 2019 event is 2 days.
Q. I signed up for the volunteer mailing list. When can I expect to hear from CFW?
A. Around 20-30 days before the event.
Q. What are the volunteer hours?
A. With some exceptions, Volunteers are asked to arrive 2 hours before the first fashion show each day and can leave after the last show of the day. Fashion show times to be announced.
Q. Can volunteers attend after parties?
A. Details on after parties TBA.
Q. If I am accepted to be a volunteer, can I bring my friends and family to attend the fashion shows free?
A. No, but they are welcome to buy tickets.
Q. What areas offer volunteer opportunities?
A. The 2 main areas are Backstage and Front of House.
Q. Do you cover travel expenses and accommodations for volunteers?
A. No. If you are not in the New York area, we do not encourage you to travel to New York for this event.