Show your support at the festival

Deaf Action is looking for volunteers to help deliver the Edinburgh Deaf Festival. We’re recruiting volunteers across a number of roles, including events, hospitality and fundraising. Volunteering activities can include stage set up, production runners, ticketing, help on the bar and more. Training and refreshments will be provided.

Could you be one of our amazing volunteers? Volunteering is a rewarding experience so sign up now to be part of the action.

What makes a great volunteer?
  • A good communicator (we are looking for deaf and hearing volunteers, so BSL is preferred but not essential)
  • A friendly and enthusiastic person
  • Someone with a passion for live events
  • A team player and problem solver
  • Someone who can represent the values of the Edinburgh Deaf Festival
Benefits of volunteering
  • Access to festival events
  • Improve your communication skills
  • Meet industry professionals and staff
  • Contribute to promoting deaf culture and talent
  • Amazing work experience within the arts and festival industry
What roles are available?
  • Front of house/box office
  • Communication support
  • Event and customer support
  • Bar support
  • We have a range of other available roles available dependent on your skills or interest

What do our volunteers think?

“Amazing and inclusive for all…an open, welcoming atmosphere, with space to think and learn, and have fun!”

Volunteer with us

To register as a volunteer, please fill in the form below.