Barunga area (Posted 21/04/21)

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Immerse yourself in culture at the iconic Barunga Festival, located in the remote community 80kms southeast of Katherine. The local Aboriginal owned and operated business is seeking expressions of interest for volunteers at the Bagala Community Store. This is a rare opportunity to gain experience managing commercial business, assist the community with their local store in this beautiful part of the Top End, all while soaking up community life at one of Australia‚Äôs biggest Aboriginal festivals. No experience required as you’ll be provided training (except for baristas), just a motivated, can-do attitude! There are multiple volunteering opportunities at the Bagala Community Store, Barunga during the festival including point of sale register, kitchen and BBQ staff, and baristas (experience required).

For all your hard work, you will be provided:

  • Free ticket to the festival + freedom to enjoy the festival in your free time
  • Accommodation for the weekend
  • Potential for travel to/from Darwin
  • Free meal for each shift you work
  • Complimentary Bagala Store Staff t-shirt and tote bag

This volunteering opportunity will take place over the Queen’s birthday long weekend 11-14th June 2021. Shifts will be between 3-6 hours each day, over four days (Friday – Monday).

Contact details: Fiona Gunn,, 08 8922 2666


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