Animaga 2017 Volunteer application is now CLOSE! Thank you for applying.



If you want to be a part of the Japanese animation culture or be a part of what makes this great convention GREAT! You are welcome to join us and become a part of the Animaga Family by becoming a volunteer.

Volunteer Benefits

  • Free entry for Animaga 2017
  • Free lunch on the event days
  • Free volunteer shirt
  • A certificate of participation

To volunteer in Animaga 2017, you need to:

  1. Fill in the Volunteer Application online Form
  2. Attend ONE of the pre-convention Volunteer Training Session (We will announce info of our Training Session later. Please stay tuned for future updates.)

Various types of volunteer positions are available, including preparation of registration packages, administration of queue order and security assurance, backstage assistance, etc.

Should you have any inquiry, please do not hesitate to send email to:  volunteers@animaga.com.au. We will get back to you as soon as we can.

Volunteer FAQ

Q1: What is the eligible age to volunteer in Animaga?
A: You must be 16 years of age by the day of the convention.

Q2: If I want to volunteer but I’m under 18, what should I do? Do I need a Parental Permission Form?
A: You will need to complete the Parental Permission Form (can be downloaded from the application form) and have it signed by your parents.

Q3: Do I have to pay to become a volunteer?
A: No, volunteering requires no payment and we welcome anyone who would like to contribute.

Q4: Can I cosplay if I Volunteer?
A: It depends on where you will be arranged to work. We prefer no cosplay while you are on shift. If your costume is similar to daily clothing, you can wear the volunteer T-shirt over your cosplay.

Q5: Do we get food or beverage?
A: Yes, there will be lunch and beverage for all onsite volunteers on event days.

Q6: What if I’m tired, hungry or thirsty?
A: The volunteer room will be stocked with food, beverages and chairs for quick breaks. We care for all the staff members including volunteers and will ensure you enjoy your time at the event.

Q7: Do we need any training?
A: You do not need any specific training. We will inform all information you need to know at our mandatory Volunteer Training Session or in the briefing before the event starts.