NZ Tattoo & Art Festival


Become a volunteer in 2020

The NZ Tattoo & Art Festival, Australasia’s biggest tattoo event is returning in 2020 for its 10th anniversary with two action packed days of Tattooing, BMX, FMX, music and much more.

We’re on the hunt for some great volunteers who are keen to work 2 full shifts over 2 days to join our Tattoo Festival Team. Please read the following carefully before you decide if volunteering is for you, weekend volunteers must be available on the 28th & 29th November 2020.  

NZ Tattoo & Art Festival values our volunteers and we hope to make your experience with us enjoyable and rewarding.

Benefits of Volunteering

  • Volunteer experience at Australasia’s biggest tattoo event
  • Official 2020 festival t shirt
  • Volunteer t shirt (for volunteers working a Saturday/Sunday shift)
  • Passes to the official NZ Tattoo & Art Festival parties
  • Meal allowance (voucher system, based on working a full shift)
  • Able to attend the event for free, outside of your shift hours

To register your interest please complete the following application form, including any relevant experience you may have and the roles you would like to be considered for. Applications close 1 October 2020. Successful applicants will be notified late October 2020.

Pack in/Pack out
Assisting in setting up for the event before the start date (Wednesday 25th and Thursday 26th) and after the event in packing everything down (Monday 30th).

Ticket Scanners
Working with Ticketek staff & the security team to scan tickets in and out of the festival. Excellent customer service skills required, 18 years of age or older. This position requires standing for long periods and is outdoor.

Information Desk
Assisting visitors during the Festival, providing information, answering questions. Friendly disposition and strong customer service skills required.

General Assistance
This position will have a variety of roles over the course of the event from helping set up stages, loading in/out bands, helping relieve other volunteers for meal breaks, helping with crowd control during shows, ensuring tattoo artists have rubbish bags, water etc along with any other general jobs that may arise. Adaptable disposition and willingness to use initiative required.

Stencil Room
Preparing tattoo stencils for artists and assisting with artists photocopy needs. Need excellent communication skills and attention to detail.

Crowd Control and Waste Management
Waste management – emptying full rubbish bins & picking up any rubbish that might be on the ground inside & outside the stadium.
Crowd control -ensuring FMX & BMX shows have a secure area to perform. Willingness to use initiative required.

Gate Control
Securing gates and Festival perimeter to ensure unauthorised people or vehicles don’t enter specific areas. Good communication skills required. Outdoor position.

VIP Area
Controlling admission to VIP area. Good communication skills required. Outdoor position. (This position is weather dependent, if it is too wet etc volunteers will be moved to assist in other areas).