Carols by Candlelight volunteers application form

Would you like to be part of the most popular Christmas event in Melbourne?

Vision Australia is looking for volunteers with a passion for fundraising to join the team that helps bring the light to Vision Australia’s Carols by Candlelight on Christmas Eve at the Sidney Myer Music Bowl.

For 81 years people have been singing along to Carols by Candlelight on Christmas Eve, and Vision Australia is looking for volunteers for this year’s event for the Rehearsal Night on the 23rd of December and for the Main Event on the 24th of December, at the Sidney Myer Music Bowl

As our premier fundraising event, we need energetic and proactive volunteers to selling merchandise to raising funds for Vision Australia's Children's Services.

Volunteer must be over 16 years of age, be able to stand for long periods of time, able to navigate through crowds on uneven surfaces and be ready to have some fun.

If you would like to apply please click on the Apply Now button below!

  • Time required: Between 12 noon and 11pm on 23rd and/or 24th December
  • Training: All volunteers must undergo a screening process and complete online training.


Contact details


Have you volunteered for Vision Australia/Seeing Eye Dogs previously?
Have you volunteered at Carols by Candlelight® previously?
Please indicate your area of interests in supporting Carols by Candlelight®
Please indicate day and time availability to assist with rostering (Must be available between 12pm & 12am)
23rd December: Rehearsal
24th December: Main Event
Do you require a parking voucher?
T-Shirt Size
A Police Records check and Working with Children check (WWCC) is required for all volunteers at Vision Australia. I am willing to undertake the Police Record Check and WWCC upon request?
If you have a current Working with Children’s Check, please enter details below:
Have you been a citizen or permanent resident of a country/countries other than Australia since turning 16 years of age? If yes you will need complete a Statutory Declaration
Do you give permission for your name to be placed on internal duty roster?
Do you agree to attend the mandatory Volunteer Briefing meeting at Kooyong Vision Australia Centre? (Date to be advised)

Volunteer briefs

Please read the relevant volunteer briefs below and the indicate below that you agree.
Carols by Candlelight Event Volunteer (Word 85.6 KB)

I have read and agree to the terms of the volunteer brief
The information I have provided on this form is true and correct.