top of page


The organisers of  Kangaroo Valley Folk Festival are all volunteers and the festival itself could not operate without the wonderful people who give their time during the weekend of the festival each year.


What are the Benefits of Volunteering?

A minimum of 8 hours volunteer work across the Festival entitles you to:

  • Free season pass

  • Free camping at the showground 

  • Volunteers drinks and party at the end of the Festival

You don't have to be a local so if you if you feel like a musical weekend away in the Australia's

most beautiful valley, then join our team!  

We are looking for volunteers in the following areas:

  • ADMIN  ticket office & entry

  • BAR STAFF  Over 18 and RSA required (available online for $40) Get some experience with us

  • VENUE MANAGERS keep to schedule and liaising with performers, tech crew, audience etc

  • RETAIL  festival shop

  • TALENT  assisting performers,

  • WASTE WARRIORS   helping with recycling and keeping the site clean and safe

  • CHILDREN'S ACTIVITIES - helping with activities with children, working with Children Check required

We generally have enough regulars for setup on Thursday and packdown on Monday, but if you have suitable skills and don't mind heavy lifting, please send us an email


Please indicate your job preferences when applying.  Certain jobs are popular and the positions fill quickly, so we cannot guarantee that your preferred job will be available and we may offer you other tasks.  The sooner you get your application to volunteer to us the greater the chance of getting your preferred job and times.  Note that we give preference to applicants who are available for the whole festival.


If you have experience with working with children, let us know in the message box as we may have special jobs associated with the children’s program. Also if you have any medical or other factor that may affect you doing particular jobs, please advise us in the message box.

Volunteers Code of Conduct

As a volunteer at the Kangaroo Valley Folk Festival, we contribute to the success of the Festival by:

  • Exhibiting at all times a positive and friendly approach with the purpose of ensuring Festival attendees and volunteers have an enjoyable and memorable experience.

  • Promoting the Festival at all times as a fun, interesting and diverse event.

  • Respecting and assisting each other to the best of our ability.

  • Respecting all people we come in contact with regardless of their race, religion, gender, disability, colour or age.

  • Treating all festival goers appropriately, refraining from any abusive, bullying or intimidating behaviour, sexual harassment including any unwanted or unwelcome behaviours

  • Following OH&S practices and policies.

  • Ensuring we are not under the effects of drugs or alcohol while volunteering.


If you have any questions, please send us an email


bottom of page