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The Nightcliff Seabreeze Festival began as, and remains a strongly volunteer-based and community-driven festival.




We invite you to seize this opportunity to engage with the Darwin lifestyle, see shows, network, and have fun. Tell us what you do best or choose from one of the fun experiences below. Sign up as a Volunteer to help us put on the best Seabreeze yet, and work alongside friends old and new in the community you create - the Nightcliff Seabreeze Festival!

Volunteer Rewards

Volunteer for 2 (or more) hours, and you get free entry into the Seabreeze After Party at the Nightcliff Sports Club.

Volunteer for 4 (or more) hours, as above AND we provide you with your very own 2021 Nightcliff Seabreeze T-shirt as well

Volunteer for 6 (or more) hours, as above AND receive a Food & Drink voucher for one of the fantastic Seabreeze Food Stalls as well as well

Volunteer for 8 (or more) hours
, all of the above AND receive two Drink vouchers for one of the fantastic Seabreeze Stalls as well as an $80 Per Diem

For more information please get in touch with us at

Registration Form

​​Pre-Seabreeze Roles

The community makes The Seabreeze Festival, so if you are unsure of how you are taking part of the festival, have a look at the volunteer role descriptions below.

  • CREATIVE PREP: Creating bunting, signs, and other decorations.

  • CONSTRUCTION: Any tradies are always welcome.

  • POSTER / FLYER / PROGRAM DISTRO: Help us get the word out around town.

  • NIGHTCLIFF MARKET STALLS (Sundays): Sign up fellow Vollies, and spread the word about the fundraiser and all the marvelous Seabreeze events.

  • THE FESTIVAL - We are also extending the festival over three days allowing more opportunities for roles opening up.

  • More details to be announced, sign up today and we'll be in touch!

Pre-Seabreeze Roles

Nightcliff Seabreeze Roles



  • BUMP IN: Help our logistics team set up the site. Thursday, 11th of May.

  • BUMP OUT: Pack down the foreshore as the event wraps up on Saturday night, or arrive early Sunday morning to remove all residual evidence of the festival. Would suit both energetic night owls and early-morn songsters (singing not required). Monday, 15th of May

Note: If you select a Bump In/Out role, we will contact you to confirm your availability on either side of the festival.

Site Maintenance

  • CARPARK AMBASSADORS: Assisting with safe parking and directions for presenters and artists in VIP Carparks. Max 2 hour shifts, unless this is your passion.

  • WASTE WISE TEAM: Do you want to help the environment by reducing the amount of waste generated at the Festival? If so, join our team. We need people to help engage in discussions about waste reduction strategies and composting, assist the public to put their rubbish in the correct bins and to collect food scraps directly from the stall holders and take them to our compost bins.  If you are part of this team, you will also be able to help with the hydration station and hire cups system.

  • COMMUNITY VILLAGE & FOOD STALLS SUPPORT: Aid the Community Village Coordinator OR the Food Stalls Coordinator in situating and maintaining good relations with the Community Village Stalls or the Food Stalls. Limited roles available, must be comfortable speaking with and directing a diverse range of people.

Customer Service

  • VOLUNTEER SUPERVISOR: Maintain a supervisory presence at the Info Tents / Volunteer Hubs. Sign-in vollies and provide training or safety briefings where needed. Support the Volunteer Coordinator, as required. Previous festival experience desired.

  • SEABREEZE FACES: Welcome patrons, and hand out programmes and maps; answer questions and offer directions; sell Seabreeze merchandise at the Info Tent or rove along sections of the foreshore. Friendly helpful types desired, who are happy to support the roaming volunteers and festival team.

  • ARTIST LIAISONS: Meet and greet the artists as they arrive. Maintain cleanliness in back of stage and change room areas. Other duties may be required by the Stage Manager.

Bar Services

  • BAR STAFF: Service of alcohol and water at one or more of 4 Bars along the Nightcliff foreshore. Must submit an RSA by May 1st.

  • BAR SUPPORT: Restocking fridges/eskies, replenishing ice, maintaining a clean area back-of-house: packing down cartons, disposing of rubbish, bottles, etc.

FORESHORE ROVERS: Multi-skilled, fit, and keen to get a varied festival experience. Scan the foreshore sites and check in with the leaders of the Stages or Spaces. Lend a hand if needed, help them out. Communicate with Seabreeze Coordinators and the Volunteer Hubs and deliver items or services required by the team.

PHOTOGRAPHERS: Capture images of the Nightcliff Seabreeze Festival in all its glory. Images will be credited to the photographer's name or company. Must have own equipment.

NOTE: See form for current information. If you are unsure, check 'SEABREEZE FACES' and/or 'FORESHORE ROVERS'

Festival Roles
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