Mackay Beach Horse Races - Volunteer Application Form

Volunteer Application Form

  Thank you for your interest in volunteering at Mackay Beach Horse Races. Applications for 2022 are now open!
  We’re looking for a diverse group of great people: grey nomads, backpackers, locals - all are welcome to apply!

VOLUNTEER REWARDS

Our valued volunteers each receive:

  • A Mackay Beach Horse Races weekend pass;
  • A souvenir volunteer T-shirt; and
  • A fun and unique experience!

WHY VOLUNTEER?

  • A fantastic opportunity to be an integral part of a vibrant event like no other;
  • You'll make new friends, gain an insider's perspective, and still have plenty of time to enjoy the festivities;
  • Volunteer work is not only personally rewarding - it looks great on your CV and/or can lead to future opportunities.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Availability across the event dates: 10 to 12 June 2022;
  • Positive and proactive attitude;
  • A basic understanding of and respect for workplace health and safety.

ROLES AVAILABLE

  • Site setup / packdown;
  • Car park marshalling;
  • Box office / ticketing;
  • Merchandise sales;
  • Errand drivers
    NB: please advise if you have a light rigid licence or drivers authority in the relevant skills section of this form (not essential but great to have);
  • General hands / runners.

BEFORE YOU APPLY, PLEASE

  • Carefully read the requirements;
  • If you’re employed, tentatively apply for leave;
  • Check you don’t have clashes with study, family, travel commitments etc.

HOW TO IMPRESS

  • Previous volunteer experience is wonderful (though not compulsory);
  • Flexibility in relation to role type or availability;
  • Relevant skills (e.g. customer service, administrative, trade etc.);
  • Enthusiasm!

*** Please make one application per person ***

Your Details





  • Pre-Festival: Monday, 6 June to Thursday, 9 June 2022
  • Festival: Friday, 10 June to Sunday, 12 June 2022
  • Post-Festival: Monday, 13 June to Tuesday, 14 June 2022
(e.g. customer service, admin, trade, RSA, first aid, additional languages, art/design etc.)
Select up to three:





*NB: please advise if you have a light rigid licence or drivers authority in the relevant skills section of this form (not essential but great to have).

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