Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras relies on over 1,500 volunteers to make our world famous festival and events the success that they are year after year.

When you volunteer with us, you'll be making a difference for our organisation and the community as a whole.

Volunteers are proudly supported by ANZ.

Volunteer sign-ups will begin in spring 2017 for our 2018 season.

Why volunteer?

We are committed to making your volunteering experience something to remember.  We try to personalise your volunteering experience and make participating as easy as possible whilst also ensuring that we deliver a well organised, professional and safe environment for our communities at our festival and events.

We understand that people volunteer with us for all kinds of reasons; some do it for the experience and others to give back to their community.  Volunteering with us is a rewarding experience where you make life-long friends and develop new skills.  Whatever your reason, we’re here to make your experience a rewarding and memorable one.

There are a lot of different ways you can get involved and be a part of SGLMG.

Event Day Opportunities: Throughout the season we have a huge range of events. You can volunteer for just one or if you have more time available you can volunteer for a few more. You can register your details and when events are released you will be able to express your interest.

Working Group/Committee Opportunities: SGLMG have volunteer working groups and committees that work year round to make our organisation and season successful. We have event specific working groups such as Fair Day and Parade. There are also arange of committees including membership and audit and risk.

Career Opportunities: Occasionally SGLMG has paid career opportunities in a variety of leadership, professional and skilled roles. For more information or to see what opportunities currently exist click here.

Want to know more?

Check out our frequently asked questions page for more information. If you’re still wondering, you can always send us your questions by email to