Applications are now open for volunteer roles at the 2015 National Multicultural Festival, Minister for Multicultural Affairs Joy Burch said today.
“The National Multicultural Festival is our biggest, loudest and most fun celebration of Canberra’s amazingly diverse communities,” Ms Burch said.
“The volunteers are one of the main reasons for the festival’s success – helping to run the showcases, support the performers, give information to the crowds and more.
“If you want to contribute to this amazing event, apply to be a volunteer now.”
The 2015 festival runs from 13-15 February. Volunteers are asked to nominate for a minimum of four hours over the three days but can do more than this.
A mandatory training session leading up the festival provides volunteers with information on roles and all the training they require. No previous experience in volunteering is needed.
“Volunteering is itself a worthy exercise, a way to give back to your community,” Ms Burch said.
“When you combine that with the chance to volunteer at the National Multicultural Festival then it becomes an opportunity to get involved in one of best shows in Canberra.”
(Joy Burch Media Release)