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New York Fashion Week |  Volunteer Application

Rise NYFW is seeking eager, fashion and business-savvy individuals to join our team!


  • 18+ in age

  • Previous fashion show experience a plus

  • Must be available for an interview via Facetime or Skype

  • Must be in NY for shows

  • Must have full availability

  • Must be respectful of others including peers

  • Must be able to follow instructions and execute

  • Must be a team player and willing to work where needed

  • Must be punctual & reliable


  • Volunteer hours

  • Professional networking

  • Learn new skills to help build future work experience

  • Behind-the-scenes access to fashion show events

  • Gain a new perspective on the business side of a fashion show

Rise NYFW offers many areas in which volunteers can join. Areas include, but are not limited to:

  • Front of House volunteers are involved in collecting tickets, helping to arrange seating, assisting vendors/sponsors to their booths and helping set up, seating guests in assigned sections, and any other task that require assistance prior to, during, and following the runway showcases.  

  • Back of House volunteers are those who will be part of the designer and stylist team. Responsibilities include steaming & ironing garments, dressing & undressing models, keeping all accessories and clothing brought by designers organized, and repacking all outfits made/brought by the designer. Designers are encouraged to use their designer assistants to help in any and all tasks necessary to complete their runway show.

  • Other potential areas for volunteers are available based on experience!

Thank you!

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