Volunteer Information

Volunteer Information

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Volunteering with a taste of Italy!

We are currently looking for volunteers for this year’s festival!

It is important to the festival committee that being a volunteer is a rewarding and fun experience. You will have the opportunity to meet new people, experience Darwin’s unique Italian culture and help ensure our patrons have an amazing experience.

We are looking for help to support staff in the areas of:

  • Food
  • Bar
  • Stage Assistance
  • Information Booths
  • Venue Service
  • Volunteer Marquee

We aim to keep our volunteer responsibilities simple, safe and fun.
All volunteers will be inducted and be protected under our volunteer insurance system.

Volunteer kit

All volunteers will receive:

  • Hat
  • Water bottle
  • Official Italian Festival volunteer shirt
  • Unlimited access to water
  • 1 x food voucher

There will be a dedicated rest area and time to relax and enjoy the event.


There are a number of areas where your help is needed. Please note the following duties are not exhaustive and the Manager of each area will guide you on the day. Select an area you would prefer to assist in.
Assisting stall holders where necessary: moving products from cool room to stalls, managing ice, water etc, maintaining a clean area for service and back-of-house.
Restocking fridges/eskies, replenishing ice, maintaining a clean area back-of-house: packing down cartons, disposing of rubbish, bottles etc.
Assisting Stage Manager in setting up and clearing stage, ensuring acts are already back stage prior to performance. Maintaining cleanliness back stage and requirements in change room. Ensure eskies are replenished with ice and water. Assisting Stage Manager.
Welcoming people, handing out programmes, answering questions and directing people where necessary.
Maintaining the festival site, cleaning tables and chairs, clearing rubbish, wheelie-bin patrol - ie: emptying and replacing when needed. Ensuring the site is clean and tidy throughout the event.
Maintaining a presence in marquee to ensure belongings are looked after. Ensure eskies are replenished with ice and water. Maintaining a clean area by clearing rubbish and cleaning tables as needed.
Please indicate your preferred time/s of day to volunteer.

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