Volunteering with Halloween in the City

13th Oct 2022

We are looking for enthusiastic, friendly event volunteers to join the Halloween in the City volunteering team.

Halloween in the City is looking for fantastic volunteers to support the city’s free family friendly festival of frights and fun. Join the team behind Manchester’s biggest free family festival, taking place in the heart of the city.

We’re looking for keen volunteers to to be part of a dedicated team supporting the set-up, live event and de-rig of this popular event.

Roles will include event build, dressing, parade stewarding, assisting with administrative duties, as well as advising and supporting the public to successfully navigate and engage with the event.

We expect thousands of families to come into the city dressed up in their Halloween costumes to see the giant rooftop monster invasion, Walk the Plank’s monster parade, the Monsters Rock! Music Festival, fairground fun at the Carnival of Monsters – and more.

  • Thursday 27th October – Sunday 30th October
  • Manchester City Centre retail district
  • All volunteers will receive £20 to go towards expenses
  • Must be 18 and over*

Get in touch

Please contact Caitlin Holme on 07712153455 or email caitlin.holme@cityco.com if you are interested.

We are hoping to fill all the roles by Monday 24th October. We look forward to hearing from you.

Event Times

Thursday 27th October: Set-up
Friday 28th October: Set-up & Live Day
Saturday 29th October: Live 10am – 8pm
Sunday 30th October: Live 10am – 5pm / De-rig 5pm – 11pm

Shift Times

Thursday 27th October: 12 – 5pm
Friday 28th October: 12 – 5pm
Saturday 29th October: 10am – 4pm | 11:30am – 5pm
Sunday 30th October: 10am – 4pm | 11:30am – 5pm | 5 – 10pm