26 April to 4 May 2019


In 2011, more than 1,000 volunteers assisted with running of the Arafura Games.
Volunteers are vital and we are seeking your help to ensure Arafura Games 2019 is the most successful event yet!

Volunteer Categories

Our volunteers are divided into three categories – the Technical Officials, General Volunteers and Sports Medicine

Technical Officials assist in delivering and officiating of a high quality sporting competition in all sports.

General Volunteers deliver games service roles that ensure the smooth running of the event.

Sports Medicine are accredited sports medicine practitioners that work at sports venues.

Who is Eligible?

Volunteers can be people from age 16 years (parental permission will be required) and over.

For many of the volunteer tasks, specific training will be provided.
This iconic event requires a large range of diverse skills.

We need people with skills in:

  • Administration and Office experience
  • Communication
  • Computers and IT
  • Labouring
  • Maintenance
  • Media and Marketing
  • Trades
  • Transport

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    **All volunteers must have a current ochre card. more here
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    Your privacy is important to the Department of Tourism and Culture.

    Information you provide in your expression of interest as a volunteer for the Arafura Games is collected, held securely, used and disclosed for the sole purpose of coordinating and managing a volunteer database for the event.

    When you submit this application, your details will be registered on the Department of Tourism and Culture database which will be used by the department to administer and manage the volunteer application process.

    Your information may also be disclosed to other Northern Territory Government agencies who are assisting in the coordination of the Arafura Games.

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