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Peter MacAnnely, a Brunswick Heads volunteer. (Supplied)
Peter MacAnnely, a Brunswick Heads volunteer. (Supplied)

Brunswick Heads locals are being urged to volunteer during the busy New Year period in exchange for a three-day festival pass.

Volunteers will be required to work around town providing information and directions to visitors to Brunswick Heads.

The program is a partnership between the Brunswick Heads Visitor Information Centre and The Falls Music & Arts Festival.

Taking Care of Brunswick Project coordinator Ollie Heathwood said it was the second year that the volunteers program would operate.

‘The volunteers who help out around Brunswick Heads during the Falls Festival will do a daily three hour shift sometime between 8 am and 4 pm and will receive a free three-day festival pass,’ Ms Heathwood said.

‘This is a great opportunity for parents or grandparents who are looking for a special Christmas gift for young people.

‘They can volunteer and earn a festival pass to give as a gift if they are selected. Applications to volunteer close on Friday, 9 December at 5pm.

Initiatives include a team of volunteers moving around the town providing help and information about Brunswick Heads to folks visiting the town, barbeque breakfasts at the Surf Lifesaving Club, extra bins placed around the town and a litter patrol.

Who can volunteer?

Anyone who loves Brunswick Heads and knows where everything is, who is over 18 years of age, a willing worker, and a good communicator who can provide character references. They will need to bring a working mobile phone for all volunteer shifts.

‘Last year our volunteers had a great time doing that little bit extra when we are at our busiest to ensure that visitors and locals in Brunswick Heads over the New Year period have a happy time,’ Ms Heathwood said.

‘This is a positive initiative managed by The Brunswick Heads Visitor Centre that looks after our patrons as well as the beautiful town of Brunswick Heads, and supports local community organisations at the same time,’ Brandon Saul, Director of Falls Festival Byron, said.

For more information about the project or volunteering please call Ollie Heathwood on 0428 284 030.. Application forms are available at The Visitor Centre in Park Street Brunswick Heads.



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