The objective of this position is to assist with special functions, programs, projects and/or programs as directed. Duties will be decided based on skills and abilities of volunteers.

Some of the jobs you might volunteer for include:

  • Helping park hundreds of boats in New Port Quays and around Hart’s Mill Wharf

  • Assisting with surveys of visitors to the event

  • Information booth and welcome guides

  • Parking direction and assistance

  • Loop Shuttle Bus supervisors

  • Boat owner liaison during the event

  • Merchandise sales and information

  • Community Group liaison

  • And, many more

Please complete and submit the form and read further Volunteer information below if you wish to be a part of this exciting new event in the Port!

Contact BOATFEST Volunteer Coordinator Bec Messenger for more information |


Volunteer Registration of Interest

Contact Details
Name *
Volunteer Capacity
How do you wish to be involved? *
Date/s & Time/s you are available to volunteer *
Please indicate your availability below. AM means 9.00am - 12.30pm | PM means 12.00pm - 4.30pm You won't necessarily be rostered on for the full duration of the volunteer shift and times may change pending final requirements.
Emergency Contacts
Emergency Contact Name *
Emergency Contact Name

BOATFEST 2018 Volunteer Duties & Responsibilities

  • Help set up and pack away materials and equipment

  • Sign in on arrival and sign out when you leave

  • Maintain a smoke-free work environment

  • Be punctual and inform your Volunteer Coordinator if you cannot attend or will be late

  • Work cooperatively with staff, other volunteers

  • Adhere to organisational Work Health & Safety requirements

  • Abide by any rules or regulations relevant to the BOATFEST 2018 volunteer program

  • Be aware of any risks and the control measures in place for the role

  • Report any accidents in the workplace to key contacts and relevant staff

  • Promote a positive image of BOATFEST in all dealings with members of the public

  • Assist the general public with directions around the site


  • none required


  • Site Induction

  • Manual Handling

  • Child Safe Environment


  • Good communication skills

  • Organisational and time management skills

  • Ability to follow directions and instructions

Personal Qualities

  • Ability to work independently and relate well to others.

  • The ability to build rapport with event patrons

  • Neat appearance

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality

Please contact BOATFEST Volunteer Coordinator Bec Messenger for more information |