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Festival Volunteer


Dunedin Fringe Arts Trust







The NZ Young Writers Festival is four days of completely free events running from Thursday October 28th until Sunday October 31st.

As a volunteer you can be involved in a range of ways. We have the following roles on offer and you can undertake as many roles as you like! No experience is required.

Event Support

  • between Oct 28th and Oct 31st
  • selling books
  • supporting guests to scan in with the covid app
  • cleaning surfaces
  • light set up/ pack down duties


  • pre festival between Sept 23rd and Oct 27th
  • distributing programs and posters in the central city and surrounds

Pack in/out

  • Oct 27th, 28th and 31st
  • ability to lift medium heavy objects and undertake physical work
  • supporting the festival team to pack in and out of the venue
  • hanging art pieces, making things look beautiful, creating the vibe of the festival!


No requirements beyond an open mind and a kind heart!

Time commitment

Flexible- you can volunteer as much or as little as you like.

We would ideally like a commitment of approximately 10hrs over 4 weeks but if this does not suit you but you would still like to be involved please get in touch.

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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