Event volunteers are our amazing heroes! They assist with the staging of specific Pride events but are not necessarily involved in the planning of those events.
A week or so before Pride Week we run a number of informal training and orientation sessions (with free food and drink) and each event volunteer must attend one of these evening events. These provide an ideal opportunity for our volunteers to get to know each other. At the same time, we share details of our event plans, volunteer roles, some of our policies and important safety information. Lastly, we assign volunteers to individual roles according to their preferences.
Other than participating in this training and undertaking the roles assigned to them during our event, no additional commitment is expected of an event volunteer.
The roles of event volunteers include: