Volunteer with Us – 22 June 2019

Community events like the Warragul Winterfest & Lantern Parade only exist with help from volunteers within the community.

Colourful Lit Up Lanterns


If you think you can help volunteer in any of the following roles please contact the Event manager through our Contact Us page. If you would like a downloadable version of these roles – please click here.


Set Up 10am to 3pm

  • Helping mark out festival site
  • Putting up marquees
  • Setting up the sound stage
  • Setting up activity areas
  • Setting up entertainment areas
  • Setting up art installations
  • Set up brassier’s
  • General setting up help

Pack Down 8.30pm to 9.30pm

  • Helping pack down marquees
  • Help packing down festival activity areas
  • Help packing away all festival materials

Electrical Coordinators (qualified electricians required) 12.30pm – 3.30pm

  • Check all lights and leads have safety tags etc
  • Help with setting up lights and leads for festival area
  • Help stalls with lights and leads as needed
  • Help with lights and leads for activity tents/areas

Bottle Lantern Coordinators 2pm – 3:30pm & 8:30pm – 9pm

  • Set up bottle lanterns around parade area and walking trail – 2pm -3.30pm
  • Pack up all bottles lanterns 8.30pm – 9pm

Market Stall coordinators 2pm – 4pm

  • Meet stall vendors and show to allocated spaces
  • Stall car park attendant

Fire Marshals 4.30pm onwards

  • Stand at brassier’s and keep people at a safe distance
  • keep fires going with fuel provided
  • pack up fires at end of festival

Face Painting Activity 4pm – 6pm

  • Face painters needed! WWC check required for over 18yrs, no experience necessary
  • Coordinator to monitor line and children
  • Help with set up and pack down

Children’s Activity Tent 3.30pm – 5.45pm

  • Coordinator to monitor line and children
  • Help at craft stations, WWC check required for all volunteers over 18 yrs old, no experience necessary!
  • Help with set up and pack down

All Volunteers are invited to share their experience and help make this community event a success. If you have any questions, please contact the event coordinator through our contact us page.

Lit Up Bonfire surrounded by Lanterns & the community

Winterfest Bonfire