Volunteer Opportunities

Australia Day 2016

Please note: All volunteers are required to hold a cleared Working with Children Check number.

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.

Big plans are coming together to make Australia Day celebrations in Sydney in 2016 our biggest and best!

Volunteering on Australia Day 2016

Each year, spectacular Australia Day events are delivered with the assistance of hundreds of volunteers who generously give up their time to help others have a great national holiday.

Volunteers provide helpful information and directions, recommend events and ensure a safe and fun environment is provided for everyone. AND of course, offer a friendly smile!

If you are interested to  be a volunteer for Australia Day 2016 please register on the left hand side of this page.

Volunteer Roles

Please ensure you carefully read the position description and verify you can complete all tasks. Please also take note of location.

  • Tattoo Activation
  • Sydney Opera House Morning Concert Assistant
  • Sydney Opera House Evening Concert Assistant
  • Kids Activities (Overseas Passenger Terminal)
  • Information Booth Assistant (3 locations)
  • Roaming Information Assistant (2 locations)
  • Train Station Info Assistant (2 locations)
  • Site Assistant (5 locations)
  • Crowd Management Assistants
  • Event Assistants

Volunteer Benefits

  • Volunteer T-Shirt
  • Certificate of Appreciation
  • Meal
  • Reference Letter on request
  • Being part of a fantastic Australia Day in Sydney
  • Meeting new friends

Volunteer Briefing

The volunteer briefing will take place on Monday, 18th Jan 2016 in Barnett Long Room, Customs House at 5.30pm. This briefing is for all volunteers and is to collect your uniform, meet your team leaders and be provided with essential information. Please register for the briefing along with your shift on the left hand side of the page.

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

If you have any questions please contact the Volunteer Team on [email protected] or 0477 499 130.