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When are Melbourne Royal Show Volunteer applications open?

Volunteer applications are open 21 June – 20 August, 2022.

What is the Melbourne Royal Show Volunteer application process:

Once your application is received (including your valid Working With Children card information), you will have a short phone interview to assess your suitability. Successful applicants will then be allocated for shifts based on the availability provided and complete online training

Is a Working With Children card required to volunteer at the Melbourne Royal Show?

Yes! A valid Working With Children card is required for all Melbourne Royal volunteer roles.

Click here to learn more about getting a WWC



Is there a minimum age for volunteering at the Melbourne Royal Show?

Melbourne Royal Show Volunteers must be over 18 years old

How long will I need to work as a volunteer?

Melbourne Royal Show Volunteer shifts range in length from 4.5 hrs to 8 hrs. Volunteers are requested to attend a minimum of 2 shifts, and a maximum of 8, on no more than 4 consecutive days.

What can I expect to receive for my volunteering?

You will receive:

- The opportunity to meet and work with other amazing people,
- The chance to get behind the scenes of Victoria’s largest community event,
- At least 2 tickets to the Melbourne Royal Show for each shift you complete.
- A Showbag to say "thank you",
- Commemorative Melbourne Royal Show Volunteer cap and water bottle to keep, and
- For shifts of 5hrs or more, you will be given a $15 meal card.

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