Volunteering with the Ballarat International Foto Biennale

Our volunteers are a diverse range of people who play a vital and valuable role in our team. They share a common interest in photography, bringing the best of visual imaging culture to Ballarat, learning new skills and networking.

We are now accepting applications to assist with staging the 10th Edition 2023 festival.

Are you passionate about photography, visual communication, creative communities and the arts?

We are now accepting applications from people wanting to join our team to assist with bringing the best of photographic arts to Australia. Volunteers play an integral role in the everyday running of the Biennale, during our festival and throughout the year. You are provided with an enriching experience whilst learning new skills and opportunities to develop new networks.

About BIFB

Founded in 2005, the Ballarat International Foto Biennale attracts significant International and Australian photographers and is one of Australia’s pre-eminent photographic festivals. The Ballarat International Foto Biennale welcomes volunteers for the next festival in 2023.

Who can volunteer with BIFB?

BIFB relies on its large team of volunteers to make the magic happen. From the smallest details to the grandest projects, our volunteers are assisting with every part. We have teachers and technicians, students and secretaries, homemakers and hospitality specialists, carpenters and carpet layers, parents and photographers, receptionists and retirees, artists and archivists. It is likely you have skills and expertise we need and we aim to provide you with the opportunity to gain valuable experience during your time with us.

Volunteering with the Ballarat International Foto Biennale