The African Music and Cultural Festival (AMCF) is the largest African Festival in Australia in its 9th year, involving over 35 African communities and attracting over 40,000 people. It is a FREE family-friendly event open to all Victorians and visitors to experience vibrant music, arts and cultural performances of African heritage to promote cross-cultural awareness as well as foster intercultural relationships, community contributions, mutual respect, understanding and community unity in Victoria.

Event details


Name: African Music and Cultural Festival (AMCF)
Date: Friday 18 – Sunday 20, November 2022
Time: 12:00pm – 6:00pm
Shifts: 10am-2pm, 2pm-6pm, 6pm-10pm
Location: Federation Square, Melbourne

We will need your help in the following areas:

  • Information desk/customer service
  • Packing and distribution of festival bags and flyers
  • Main square crowd control/ushering
  • Stage area/ green room/timekeeper
  • Food and market stall/ushering
  • Arts Hub

The African Music and Cultural Festival last year welcomed over 40,000 people and was a wonderful celebration of harmony, respect, unity, and of course African culture. This is a unique opportunity to be involved in this exciting event, work in a team environment, get involved with the African Australian community, learn and/or develop event and customer skills.

Tell your friends and volunteer together! All volunteers will require a Working With Children Check. The Working With Children Check(WWCC) is free for volunteers If interested to volunteer with us, click here to apply for WWCC. When asked ‘Do you need an Employee or Volunteer Check?’ click ‘volunteer’ Please select (42 – Clubs, associations or movements of a cultural, recreational or sporting nature).