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Volunteering

Registrations to volunteer in the 2017 Midsumma Festival have now closed. Registrations to volunteer in the 2018 Midsumma Festival will open in October / November 2017. To stay in touch and find out about Summer Placements for 2018, subscriber to our eNews, which is issued periodically throughout the year.
If you would like to assist throughout the year in the Midsumma Office or with Midsumma Technology (website, social media, office network), we'd especially love to hear from you - you can phone us on 03 9415 9819 or email admin@midsumma.org.au.

Midsumma Festival is a volunteer-fuelled organisation that wouldn't exist without the contribution from individuals within our community. Every volunteer is an ambassador for Midsumma Festival: enthusiastic, friendly, helpful and professional. If you'd like to volunteer, please check out the Volunteer Agreement then head to the Volunteer Registration page. 

For further announcements sign up for our eNews or follow us on Facebook and Twitter. If you're interested in volunteering in the Midsumma office outside of the festival period, please contact us.

Volunteer Roles

We are seeking volunteers and interns in the following areas:

  • Usher & Greeter
    Many Midsumma visual art, theatre and community events will require ushers-greeters to welcome the visitors and provide information about the events and venues.
  • Carnival and T Dance
    These are Midsumma Festival’s largest events, requiring volunteers in a diverse range of roles.
  • Team Leaders
    Midsumma Festival will run many visual and performance art shows. The Team leaders will manage and direct volunteers during the festival.
  • Midsumma Pride March
    This is Midsumma’s second largest event, the volunteers will manage the March route, collect donation, provide information and other roles.
  • Bar and Hospitality
    Midsumma Festival operates bars at Carnival, T Dance, Midsumma Pride March, Visual Arts launches and other events.
  • Technical and Production Assistance
    Each year Midsumma Festival produces some of its own events. Examples of these include Carnival, T Dance and Midsumma Pride March.
  • Bar and Hospitality
    Midsumma Festival operates bars at Carnival, T Dance, Midsumma Pride March, launches and other events.
  • Special Activities
    Periodically there will be ad-hoc needs for volunteers, such as assisting with mailouts or packaging activities.