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Midwinter Carnival Night Volunteers


Dunedin Midwinter Carnival Trust






Dunedin, Mosgiel

Dunedin Midwinter Carnival is a beautiful annual event and celebration of the winter season, with large scale installations of lanterns, performance and music. The Dunedin Midwinter Carnival is produced by Dunedin Midwinter Celebrations, a registered charitable trust based in Dunedin. They believe it is important to celebrate the distinct seasons in a way that is appropriate to our local environment.

They have a large number of volunteer roles available for people to help on the night of the Midwinter Carnival.

The roles they need to fill are as follows:

  • Art team assistants
  • Brazier keepers
  • Crowd management/safety
  • Information tent/carnival merchandise
  • Procession guides
  • Ticketing team
  • Night market crew
  • Food sales
  • Set up
  • Pack down

They are unable to guarantee which role you will be given but they will endeavour to give you a role that suits your skills and experience. Become a part of this treasured annual celebration that acknowledges our distinctive seasons in a creative and uplifting way.


  • As the roles are diverse they will have something to suit everyone who is keen to get involved in Dunedin's premiere winter event for the public

Time commitment

  • Between 2 and 6 hours in the evenings
  • Volunteers will also need to attend an induction evening prior to the event (exact times and dates TBC)
  • They hope that everyone who volunteers will be able to help out on both nights
  • Please get in touch and they will send you more detailed information about each role

Getting started

The first step is to express your interest by filling out the form below. We will then put you in touch directly with the organisation for more information on the role and how to proceed.

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