Stewards and Volunteers

Join our Festival Team!

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How to Apply

Applications for Festival Volunteers are now closed.

Applications for Festival Stewards are now closed.

About Our Team

While the year round Baboró team is small and mighty, the festival would not exist without an entire community of enthusiastic and dedicated people who join us each autumn and grow our team tenfold. We rely on passionate volunteers and seasonal staff to help us bring quality arts and creative experiences to the youth of Galway every October.

Baboró is committed to reflecting the diverse and multicultural Ireland of today within our festival team. We want to support you to help build this community.

As a festival team member, you will receive a Baboró T-shirt and lanyard, which can be used to get you into Baboró events for free if there is capacity. You will also be invited to our end-of-festival wrap party–a chance for all festival staff and team to celebrate together.

Please note: All new applicants will be interviewed by our Festival Team Coordinator. Applicants may be Garda Vetted.

Volunteers and Stewards undergo training and are briefed on our Child Protection Policy before joining the festival team.

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"From the organisation side of things everything was very well planned out and as a volunteer and steward I felt that I was always in the loop and supported!” - Ali Grey-Noble (Festival Steward)

“I felt supported and the communication was fantastic with every member of the team. I loved being a part of such a well organized and friendly team of people.” - Peter Shine (Front of House Manager)

For more information, please contact our Festival Team Coordinator, Elena, at

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