The Nightcliff Seabreeze Festival began as, and remains, a strongly volunteer supported festival.




We invite you to seize this opportunity to engage with the Darwin lifestyle, to see shows, network, and have fun. 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!

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, and we provide you with your very own 2021 Nightcliff Seabreeze T-shirt as well

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

...More rewards to come...

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​​Pre-Seabreeze Roles

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

  • CONSTRUCTION: Building a Dance Floor for our Dance Stage. We are welcoming aboard any Carpenters / Labourers who might be able to help Seabreeze create our own reusable Dance Floor.

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

  • 3, 10, 17, 24 Of April & 1st of May - NIGHTCLIFF MARKET STALLS (Sundays): Sign up fellow Vollies, and spread the word about the fundraiser and all the marvellous Seabreeze events.

  • 25 April - FUNDRAISER FILM NIGHT - A Seabreeze 'Destival @ Deckchair Cinema': We're going to have us a mini-festival - Vollies are needed to help us with set-up from 5pm and a quick pack-up when the movie finishes.

  • 28 April - CAKE STALL - We're also gunna hold us a good ol' fashioned CAKE STALL at our Fundraiser Film Night, so if you LOVE BAKING and feel you could support Seabreeze 2019 by bringing along a treat for us to sell at out 'Destival @ Deckchair Cake Stall' we'd be ever-so-grateful and stoked.


Nightcliff Seabreeze Roles



  • BUMP IN: Help our logistics team set up the site between Monday, May 5 and Saturday, May 11.

  • 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). Bump out tasks may continue until Wednesday, May 15.

Note: If you select a Bump In/Out role, we will contact you to confirm your availability 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: If you are unsure, check 'SEABREEZE FACES' and/or 'FORESHORE ROVERS'