Be a volunteer

Festival Volunteers work primarily providing excellent customer service throughout the site. Over the festival weekend, we need volunteers for 3 major areas:

  • Saturday 12h00-15h00 :  set-up of major festival and race areas – dragonboats, tents, tables, benches, signs
  • Sunday 16h00-18h30: clear-up of festival and race areas – removal of dragonboats, tents, tables, benches, signs
  • Sunday 09h00-17h00: help with the working of various festival and race areas

Festival Volunteer duties include:

  • greeting race participants and festival attendees as they arrive and directing where necessary
  • selling merchandise
  • boat marshalling i.e. aiding loading and unloading of dragonboats
  • participant registration
  • volunteer registration
  • assisting with the children’s dragonboat races
  • preparing and serving volunteer food
  • coordinate rubbish and recycling
  • helping to set up and run various activities, such as children’s crafts and face painting

A smaller number help us before the festival with leadership activities such as organisation, administrative, coordination, and social media.

  • leadership roles organising the festival
  • coordinating teams of participants from their enrolment through to race day
  • organising teams of volunteers
  • organising programs such as those for children or adult paddlers
  • working with our Sponsors
  • maintaining accounts

VOLUNTEER HANDBOOK 2017

If you are interesting in becoming a volunteer, please fill out the details below: