Civic and Community Events
  • Last updated:
  • 29 Jun 2016

Council coordinates a range of events across the Sunshine Coast, for which volunteers are required:

  • SCENE - Sunshine Coast Events Network (workshops and networking evenings)
  • Sunshine Coast Australia Day Awards
  • New Year's Eve Mooloolaba 
  • Citizenship Ceremonies - bi-monthly.

Volunteering at events gives participants:

  • an introduction into the events industry
  • the opportunity to meet people
  • the chance to gain on-the-ground experience.


Various locations across the Sunshine Coast

Typical duties

Council is looking for suitably skilled people to assist with:

  • erecting and setting up signs
  • artist and performer’s liaison / green room
  • pre and post event set up and set down
  • distributing programs
  • information and registration booths
  • conducting surveys
  • registration at citizenship ceremonies.


Skills relevant to the elected volunteering activity.

How to apply

Sign up online to apply to volunteer at a council event. Or you can download and complete the application form[289KB].

  • Volunteers must be 16 years of age at the time of the event.
  • Once you send through your expression of interest, council will add you to its volunteer database.
  • A member of staff will contact you when there is a need for event volunteers.
  • You will also receive a quarterly newsletter with upcoming opportunities and information.

For more information, contact Civic and Community Events on (07) 5420 8830.