With a small core team working from the Melbourne Art Foundation office in Cremorne all year round, we increase our team size with seasonal staff, summer placements, and volunteers from November to May every year to deliver cultural events.

Melbourne Art Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values diversity in the workplace. As such we encourage and support applications from people from diverse backgrounds for any jobs that might currently be available.

Applications are now open to join the 17th iteration of Melbourne Art Fair focusing in the areas of: 

  • Front of House  
  • VIP and Events Programming 
  • Fair Operations    

Please send a CV and cover letter outlining your interest to:



Melbourne Art Fair is owned and operated by the Melbourne Art Foundation, an Australian non-profit arts organisation dedicated to the support of living artists.

Volunteering with us is a great opportunity to make new friends and join a group of like-minded individuals who want to help out and support Melbourne Art Fair and the visual arts community.

We are looking for passionate volunteers to assist in the daily operations of Melbourne Art Fair 2024 and associated programs and events including the VIP Program, Conversations, Commissions, Live performance, Video and Beyond exhibition sectors.

The role will give you firsthand experience in the production of a world-class cultural event and enable you to build relationships within the Australian visual arts sector.


Volunteers will be assigned to support the operations director in the management and operation of the site, and specifically liaising with suppliers and contractors including but not limited to exhibition build, storage, catering, security, freight and artwork transport and cleaning.

Volunteers will be assigned to assist the marketing director in the delivery of all Front of House activities including but not limited to the distribution of collateral, visitor welcome, content creation for social media, visitor flow, ticket collection, box office and media partners.

Volunteers will be assigned to assist in the delivery of organised programs and events onsite within Melbourne Art Fair, Collingwood Yards Precinct, as well as across the city. Program includes Conversations and Late Nights presented by Broadsheet. 

Volunteers will be assigned to assist the VIP department for offsite events, as part of the VIP Program.

Volunteer registrations are now open to join the 17th iteration of Melbourne Art Fair. To confirm your application.

Please click here to complete the Volunteer Registration Form. 

For any enquiries, please contact