Youth Volunteers Taking Part in the Opening Ceremony


credit: Stephen Jolly

Volunteering Sign Up

We will be recruiting our team of volunteers for 2024’s event in July. Please read the information below and complete the form if you are interested in volunteering.

Stranraer Oyster Festival simply couldn’t happen without our team of dedicated and passionate volunteers that give their time to this event. Throughout the years, we have had many people step forward to help make this event one of the most exciting weekends of the year in Stranraer, and for that we are very grateful!

Volunteers Help with the Oyster Eating Competition
credit: Stephen Jolly

Why Volunteer?

At Stranraer Oyster Festival, we champion showcasing our town, its people and our produce by delivering a celebratory weekend that the whole family can enjoy. By volunteering, you are playing a big part of helping to create this. 

We're looking for

Festival Volunteers who are passionate about our town. No specific skillset is needed as full training will be given. We just ask that you bring a friendly face, a hard-working and can-do attitude and your extra set of hands!

PSYV Enjoy A Well Earned Break
credit: Stephen Jolly
Volunteers Help on the Merchandise Stall
credit: Pete Robinson

Roles include:

Setting Up the Festival Site | Meet & Greet | Tickets | Set Up of Performances | Delivery of Workshops | Merchandise Stall | Keeping the Site Clean and Free From Litter | Stewarding | Customer Service | Handing out Festival Programmes | Take Down of Site

Perks Include:

  • Free entry for the full weekend
  • Behind the scenes experience
  • Being part of the team and making new friends
  • Using your skills & learning new ones
  • Free meal vouchers for our delicious food stalls
Youth Volunteers at Stranraer Oyster Festival
credit: Pete Robinson

Interested in signing up?

If you are interested in volunteering at this year's event, please submit your details on this form. Our festival team will contact you soon with further information.