Volunteer Opportunities

Australia Day 2014

Australia Day 2014


Event Date: Sunday 26 January 2014

Shifts Available 23rd– 27th January 2014

Location: Hyde Park, Martin Place, Sydney Opera House & Blues Point Reserve – Sydney CBD


Volunteering on Australia Day 2014

Australia Day is more than just a public holiday. Whether you’re in the city, on the coast or in a regional area, there are lots of events that celebrate everything that’s great about being Australian.

This year we are looking for volunteers for Hyde Park, Martin Place, Blues Point Reserve and the Sydney Opera House.

In 2014, Hyde Park will be transformed into a Summer Playground for Aussie kids. The ankle biters will see some of their favourite television characters and will be treated to a very special afternoon performance by the Wiggles. There’s a lot for kids to see and do – all the activities are family friendly and FREE.  A cosy Book Nook with regular story times, Colouring Corner with take home artwork and face painting – the kids will be entertained all day.

There’s nothing quite like Australia Day on Sydney Harbour, the city’s crowning jewel. Big bright and exciting, the 2014 program will see the harbour transformed into a floating festival of new events, with old favourites mixed in.

 PLEASE NOTE: All volunteers for Australia Day are also required to provide us with the NEW working with Children Check number. Please email this to us at [email protected].  To apply for your WWC number and instructions on how to do so please see https://wwccheck.ccyp.nsw.gov.au/Applicants/Application

Volunteer Roles Include

  • Information Booth
  • Kids Activities Support
  • Line Management and Crowd Management

There are also shifts to be a walker to escort trucks around Hyde Park during the set up of the event; these shifts are on Jan 23rd, 24th, 25th and 27th.

For the Australia Day shifts we are using an online system called Shiftboard. This is separate from your Eventeamwork account. If you have volunteered for the NSW Department of Premier and Cabinet before you already have a Shiftboard account. You can just log in and choose a shift. If not please click here and create an account. 

Come along and join the team to be part of this fantastic celebration!

Volunteer Benefits

  • T-Shirt & cap
  • Certificate
  • Lunch
  • Being part of an amazing celebration of Australia