Be a festival volunteer for the first ever Whitsundays Festival of Motoring 2019!

Being a Volunteer at the Whitsundays Festival of Motoring 2019 is an opportunity to be a part of something bigger, exciting and unforgettable.

This is our chance to come together and showcase what the Whitsundays region exuberates; from its beautiful surroundings to its amazing local community. We look forward to putting together a memorable experience for all motor enthusiasts, athletes and the entire Whitsundays community. 

Volunteer Roles for Rally & Festival

  • Festival Marshalls
  • Festival Operation Assistants 
  • Festival Information Assistants
  • Rally Whitsundays volunteer official 

There are a range of different roles and capabilities that we are seeking. Some roles will require specific rally experience where you work directly with the rally and we have roles working with the festival that require customer service or organisational skills. Some roles are front of house, meaning that they are customer service roles and roles that are back of house, meaning helping us behind the scene with the smooth operation of the festival.

Application forms are located at the bottom of this page!

Event Role Locations

The roles for the festival will be at Airlie Beach, Abell Point Marina, Bowen Foreshore, Proserpine Showgrounds and Mantra Club Croc.  

Training Information 

Experienced rally and event staff will train all volunteers. Training will be held on the 6thand 7thof April.  This training is mandatory to ensure you are equipped with the information necessary to perform your role. You are required to attend one session held over the weekend.

  • When : Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 April 2019
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Location: Lure, Abell Point Marina
  • Time: 10am to 12 Midday and 1pm to 3pm

FAQ’s

  • Where do I find out more about my role?

Once you are offered a voluntary role, you will be able to find out more about your assigned team and role by attending the training session and meeting members of your team.

  • What can I expect from the training days? 

There will be an introductory session to introduce the Volunteer Program and a role specific induction to ensure that you have all the required information about your role. Role-specific training will detail the responsibilities of the appointed role.  

  • What days are available to volunteer? 

You can volunteer on any day from Friday 3rdof May to Sunday 5thof May. 

There will be some operational assistants roles from Monday 29thApril to Thursday 2ndMay to assist in the set up. 

  • What time and shift length are the shifts?  

The shift times per day will be allocated any time from 6:00 am to 10:00 pm. Please note that shifts per person will be 4-8-hour shifts.

  • Can I volunteer with my bestie or partner? 

Of course! If you would like to volunteer on the same shifts as your mates please do inform us in advance by filling out the details on the Volunteer Expression of Interest Form. 

  • How many shifts do you expect me to do? 

We would be delighted if you could help us with 2 shifts. However, we do understand if you are able to do 1. Please ensure that you put in your availability on the form 

  • When will I get my roster?

We will release the roster at the training session. This provides ample time to adjust rosters to best fit the shift and your availability. We ask our volunteers to accept rosters by Friday 12 April so we are all well prepared for the festival. 

  • What will I receive as a Volunteer?

As a Volunteer you will receive training and supervision from experienced rally and event staff. You will also have the opportunity to work within a team and festival environment and contributing to the success of the Whitsunday Festival of Motoring. All Volunteers will receive a certificate of appreciation. 

  • Will I be required to wear a uniform? 

Yes. All volunteers are required to wear the assigned festival t-shirt while on shift. We recommend you wear comfy, closed toe shoes.  The t-shirt can be picked up from 29 April at a designation location.  This will be informed to you at the training. 

  • Do I need to be over 18 years ?

Yes. You must be over 18 years of age unless an authorised club has been accepted 

  • Where can I apply for a Rally Whitsundays Official?

You can apply for a Rally Whitsundays Official by completing the forms below or click here to go to the page.

All Volunteers will be an essential part in assisting the team in the successful delivery of the Whitsundays Festival of Motoring 2019

To register, please complete the application form and return to info@whitsundays.com.au.

If you have any queries about volunteering please call us on 0404 857 321.

Information Sheets & Application Forms (click & download the below)

Festival Volunteer – Information Sheet

Festival Volunteer – Application Form

Rally Whitsundays – Information Sheet

Rally Whitsundays – Application Form