2020 Sydney Royal Easter Show Volunteer applications open October 2019
The Sydney Royal Easter Show is the largest annual ticketed event in Australia and our amazing volunteers in green help pull it all together! Our volunteer team have been operating for almost 20 years and we’re still going strong! With over 400 volunteers within our program, we want you to be part of the action and experience the funnest place in Australia from a unique perspective.
7NEWS joined the fun in 2018, supporting our volunteers and ensuring our team in green provide excellent customer service to each and every visitor to the Show. Just like the RAS, 7NEWS has a long and proud heritage of supporting community spirit and they have become a valued member of the Show family.
Note: Minimum age requirement to volunteer at the Sydney Royal Easter Show is 16 years of age and you must have a valid Working With Children number if you are 18 years or over.
While you're around the Showground providing excellent customer service to our Showgoers, patting cute little farm animals and making new friends, we are working hard to make sure you are looked after! Below are some benefits for joining our program!
You have exclusive access to our Volunteer Green Room. This is your space to chill, catch up with mates or make new friends! This is our home base.
You receive a one day, double pass to give to your friends or family to have fun at the Show!
Public transport is on us! This means you get free use of the buses, trains and ferries that come to the Easter Show! Just make sure you have your accreditation pass on you.
Speaking of accreditation... Your volunteer pass allows you to get into the Show for 12 days! This means that on the days you are not volunteering, you can get into the Show, free of charge!
We provide you with 2 polo shirts, a cap or bucket hat, water bottle, and a belt bag big enough to fit everything you'll need in it for your shift!
You'll have a ton of training material and information available to you to so you can perform your volunteer duties to the best of your ability!
We throw the Team a big Thank you morning tea after the Show, this is a great event where you can catch up with your mates, celebrate our volunteer of the year/service awards and look back on Show highlights.
We also hold social events outside of the Show and some of our volunteers help us out at our sporting matches, exhibitions or concerts as well as music festivals!
What can I do?
Bring a 'can-do' attitude, a welcoming smile and a willingness to help wherever needed.
Assist us across a variety of roles and venues including General Ushers, Show Information, Children's Activities.
Complete a minimum of 4 shifts over the 12 days of the Show, the most help needed is over our busy days (i.e. weekends/Public Holidays).
Have a valid Volunteer Working With Children Check number if you are 18years and over.
Please note: Volunteering at the Show requires a level of fitness as walking and standing are involved in all of our roles. As the Show is an agricultural based event, you may be in the presence of, or in close proximity to, all types of food produce, plants and animals including, but not limited to, flowers, peanuts, hay, straw, livestock, horses, poultry or domestic animals.
Working With Children Checks (WWCC)
If you are eighteen years or older, in order to volunteer at the Show, it is a legal requirement that you possess a valid Working With Children Check (WWCC). The WWCC is free for Volunteers and is valid for five years.
Apply for your WWCC so that it's ready for your application! You can apply for your WWCC online.
Note: If you are under eighteen for the 2020 Show, you are not required to provide a WWCC.
Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact the Volunteers Team on
02 9704 1297 or via INH Mail.