Volunteering at FoBI 2018

Registration for Volunteers

We welcome volunteers for the Festival of Bright Ideas. There are many and varied volunteer roles available including greeting attendees, guiding school groups, time keeping, exhibitor support and breaks, workshop assistants, distribution of event information, stage support, site maintenance and social media managers.

You can register your interest to volunteer for the 2018 festival, 17-18 August HERE.

A briefing for volunteers will be held on site prior to the festival and volunteers will be fully supported throughout the duration of the festival. 

Be sure to let us know what your skills and interests are when you register, and we will do our best to find a perfect fit for you at the festival. 


Schools Day ­ Friday 17th August

Friday ALL DAY 8.30am­-3.30pm 

Friday ­ Session 1. 8.30­-11.30am 

Friday ­ Session 2. 10.30am­-1.30pm 

Friday ­ Session 3. 12.30am­-3.30pm

Open Day ­ Saturday 18th August

Saturday ­ ALL DAY 9.30am­-5.30pm 

Saturday ­ Morning 9.30am­-1pm 

Saturday ­ Afternoon 12.30­-6.30pm

As a volunteer you'll play an important part in the hosting of an exciting festival that celebrates the wonderful science that is taking place in our state.