How to get involved

The Poole Maritime Festival team need talented and enthusiastic people to support them in delivering this high profile event. This is a great opportunity for you to become involved and be part of something that people will remember for many years to come.

More than 200 volunteers are needed to help make Poole Maritime Festival a success. Whether you want to learn new skills, be active in the community, make new friends or you are just proud of Poole, there are many reasons why volunteering during Poole Maritime Festival could be ideal for you.

There are two volunteering roles available, see below. 

Volunteers are needed on:

  • Friday 19 May from 12 noon to 4pm and from 4pm to 8pm 
  • Saturday 20 May from 12 noon to 4pm and from 4pm to 6pm
  • Sunday 21 May from 12 noon to 4pm and from 4pm to 6pm

So if you want to be part of this fantastic team as well as part of one of the largest festivals in Poole in recent years, then get in touch now via


We look forward to welcoming you to our team!

Volunteer Manager

You may consider becoming a Volunteer Manager and manage a small team of volunteers in a particular area in Poole.

General Volunteer

You may prefer to become a General Volunteer and help greet visitors, direct people to events and be an ambassador for Poole.

Volunteering Frequently Asked Questions

Volunteering can be a very rewarding experience but you may have questions that you would like answered before you decide to volunteer at Poole Maritime Festival.