Volunteer Applications for this season are now closed.
Please submit the form below to be notified of future volunteer opportunities.
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?
Q. Where will the next event be held?
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.
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. *NEW! Whether you volunteer or not, you and your friends are welcome to join us for the after parties starting at 9:30 pm. Mention “Couture Fashion Week” for free admission, cash bar.
- Friday February 15, 2019: POMONA LOUNGE, 8 West 58th Street (near 5th Avenue, close to the Plaza Hotel)
- Saturday February 16, 2019: PAPILLON, 22 East 54th Street (at Madison Avenue).
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.
Q. I can’t make it this season. Can I sign up for the volunteer mailing list for future opportunities?
A. Yes. Click here for the volunteer mailing list sign up form.