Volunteer Registration

Passionate about the arts? Looking for hands-on event experience? Looking to contribute to the community? We want to hear from you!

Join Team AWESOME and volunteer with us! Volunteer registrations for the 2018 AWESOME Festival are now open!


Or here to see our full 2018 Festival program!

About AWESOME Volunteering

The 2018 AWESOME Festival (28 September – 12 October) is fast approaching, and we are on the lookout for a team of superstar volunteers to help us run the festival!

Volunteering with AWESOME provides the opportunity to gain hands on experience in all aspects of arts and event management. Every day at the festival brings something new and exciting with various roles including:

Festival Assistant:

The lifeblood of the AWESOME Festival! Festival Assistants will perform a variety of tasks:

  • Answering questions from the public
  • Manning exhibitions and installations
  • Assisting artists with workshops/activities
  • Front of House duties / collecting door lists
  • Distributing programs and other promotional materials


School Tour Guide:

Our School Tour Guides will direct a school or community group during the first week of Term 4 on the festival site. This role would suit those studying education as you will work closely with a group of school-aged students to foster creative thinking and engagement. Tasks on the day will include:

  • Guiding a school group through their excursion
  • Assisting students with artist run workshops/activities
  • Inspiring students to get the most out of the AWESOME Festival
  • Working to a schedule and ensure groups arrive to their shows, etc. on time


Tinker Tent Assistant:

Our Tinker Tent Assistants must love getting hands on with fixing, joining, bolting, gluing, creating and guiding the creation of something from nothing. This role would suit anyone with wood work, metal work, handyman or tinkering experience of their own, as you will be working with children to take apart objects and use odds and ends to create new contraptions. Tasks will include:

  • Answering questions from the public
  • Welcoming families to the Tinker Tent
  • Assisting children to create new contraptions with odd parts
  • Assisting children to take apart and put back together objects
  • Keeping the Tinker Tent tidy to ensure a safe tinkering environment


Interested in volunteering for a role at the AWESOME Festival? CLICK HERE to submit a registration form!

Volunteers must be 15 years old or over and have a valid Working With Children Check.

For any queries, feel free to contact Nadia, she would love to hear from you!