Become A Volunteer

Stewart Park Festival
July 15-17, 2022

Applications Open April 1, 2022

See Details Below

Calling All Volunteers!

Stewart Park Festival Volunteers Wanted

We figure over 1000 volunteer hours are dedicated to making the Stewart Park Music Festival happen. It’s a real community effort!

Each year our Festival benefits from the efforts of about 150 volunteers. We ask the volunteers to do at least two 3-hour shifts (more if you are so inclined)in order to earn their coveted Festival Crew T-shirt.

For secondary school students we do offer volunteer hours that count towards your community service hours for graduation.

We host a Volunteer Orientation on the Tuesday before the Festival weekend.

Volunteers Matter To Us!

There Are Roles For Everyone

There are many areas in which to work: For example, at the Entrance Gates, where you will welcome visitors entering Stewart Park. There are positions at the souvenir/Information Booth, the CD Booth and many other areas. See below for more volunteer roles.

Volunteer Roles

Things You can Volunteer For At The Festival

In this role, you are the face of the Stewart Park Festival. You will be stationed at any of the 4 entrances to Stewart Park, welcoming all visitors, encouraging them to make a donation, providing Festival Programs & general information about the Festival and Perth.

Perfect For You: If you enjoy being the smiling face of Stewart Park Festival, meeting interesting people from near & far!

In this role, you will help sell the merchandise of our Festival, such as t-shirts, hats, water bottles & other SPF souvenirs; you will also provide general information to the public. You will have the support of the Souvenirs/Info Booth Coordinator. Police Information Check level 2 is required.

Bonus: Acting as an ambassador for our Festival & the Town of Perth, you will no doubt feel great about strengthening your sales abilities, while singing the praises of both the Festival & our fair town!

Is music the heart and soul of your life? You can help sell the music at our Festival which is what it’s all about! Most of our artists bring their CD’s to our Booth to sell during the weekend of SPF; you will sell CD’s to the public as well as any merchandise the artist leaves with us; you will also help maintain the displays at the Booth & facilitate any autograph signing sessions. You will have the support of the CD Booth Coordinators.

**Police Information Check Level 2 is required. 

Bonus: Enjoy meeting & chatting with artists up close & personal!

Do you enjoy making people feel at home? In this role, you can ensure that everyone is fed, performers and volunteers alike. You will have the responsibility of helping back stage with everything relating to the food service. You will have the support of the Hospitality Coordinator.

Bonus: Who wouldn’t want to hang out by the food table for 3 hours?? Yum, yum!

This role makes a really important helping role official. We all know someone we can count on in a pinch, who can turn their hand to solving problems or carry something across the park without fuss. If you like to be helpful and are flexible about what you do in a shift, this might be the role for you.
You might also be called upon to help the Stage Manager with a variety of tasks, whether it be carrying musical instruments on & off the stage or from one stage to the other.
Bonus: Never a dull moment, and never the same thing twice. Plus our volunteer coordinator will be eternally grateful!

Are you young or young at heart? Help the Children’s Area Coordinator with a wide variety of activities such as games, crafts & other hands-on endeavours. This area is family-focused so all activities include parents & care givers participating with their children. You may also be asked to guide children to the Studio Theatre for our children’s shows, which is a bit like leading a parade!

Bonus: Never a dull moment here! Lots of energy, lots of laughs!

The Crystal Palace is a little off the beaten track but it’s still a fun part of the Festival! Help our Off-Site Coordinator turn the Palace into Party Central; You could be setting up chairs, hanging balloons, selling drink tickets or greeting visitors, all the while listening to incredible live music! Alcohol is served in this venue; you will not be asked to serve it. You can also serve an After Hours shift in this venue.

Do you have more fun after the sun goes down? This is a great role for nighthawks! You will work the door of one of our night time After Hours venues: Crystal Palace or Studio Theatre. In this role, you will greet guests, verify that guests have an After Hours Bracelet for entrance (you will also sell them at the door). This is a night-time shift (9:00 pm-midnight) Friday or Saturday night.

**This role involves handling cash and so a basic police check is required.

FAQ's

Frequently Asked Questions For Volunteers

Stewart Park Festival happens on the 3rd weekend in July.

We appreciate volunteers of any age. Some areas, however, do require a police check. If you are under 18 we require a parent signature on our Volunteer Information Form. Details are available on our website under Volunteer Roles & Registration.

You most certainly can! Paperwork is available when you check in backstage for your shifts.

We hold our Volunteer Orientation evening the Tuesday before the Festival.

If you cannot make your shift for whatever reason please call the Volunteer Coordinator.

Stewart Park Festival is a rain or shine event. If you have signed up to volunteer please show up backstage 15 minutes before your shift time no matter the weather.