Stable on the Strand 2018 (Many Varied Roles)

ID: 123898
  • Other
  • One off - an event
  • Townsville, QLD

About this opportunity

Stable on the Strand is a place the community can EXPERIENCE the Christmas Story of the birth of Jesus by engaging with live characters in an exciting & vibrant 'Town of Bethlehem' set-up on The Strand, Townsville.

Additional entertainment and activities include:
> Christmas Film Festival
> Stage entertainment
> Christmas Carols
> Food Fair
> Flash Mob
and more...

More than 1000 volunteers are needed for Stable on the Strand, and there are many ways and opportunities for you to be involved in this major event.

Whatever your passion, interests or skills, we've got a job for you!

Here is a list of examples:

Participate as characters in the town of Bethlehem, including wise men, Roman soldiers, and town arts and crafts people.

Entertain our guests with our Big Heads, face painting and other festival activities.

Participate in our Flash Mob in the lead up to Stable.

Help construct, set-up and pack-down the Town of Bethlehem and site infrastructure. Help create sets and props in the lead up to the event.

Serve tea & coffee and Christmas cake in the Hospitality tent.

Meet people as they enter the event site, and provide a brochure and information.

Promote Stable at special events or in your Workplace, School, Community Group, Church or Parish.

Assist with the smooth running of the site through overnight care taking, first aid, care of grounds, waste & recycling, and supervision of pedestrian crossings.

Use your administration skills to make phone calls, send emails, and coordinate RSVP lists.

Assist with managing Bethlehem’s animals.


Additional requirements

  • Working with Children Check*
Attend 1 pre-event Volunteer Gathering, read the Volunteer Handbook, complete a safety induction, work with a team leader

* May be arranged by the organisation. Details will be provided after you express your interest.

Time required

Stable on the Strand opens promptly at 5:30 pm and closes at 9:30 pm Bump-in/Set-up Dates are 13-17 December Preview Night/Dress Rehearsal is the 17th December 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm Event Dates are 18-22 December and available shifts for volunteers are: Shift 1 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm Shift 2 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm Please arrive 30 min before the shift starts

Interested in
  • Administration & Office Management
  • Arts, Craft, & Photography
  • Childcare
  • Counselling & Help Line
  • Fundraising & Events
  • Marketing, Media, & Communications
  • Tour Guides, Information, & Heritage
  • Trades & Maintenance
  • Working with Animals

Training and Inductions provided

Townsville, QLD