13. - 19. AUG 2023


Every year, the Oslo Jazzfestival is in need of more volunteers to help give our audiences the ultimate music experience.

Being a volunteer gives you the opportunity to get an insight behind the scenes of the festival. We aim to create a great working environment amongst our volunteers where you can meet new people and experience great jazz music.


If you have any questions regarding assignments or registration, you can contact us at frivillig@oslojazz.no.

Volunteer registration for Oslo Jazzfestival 2022 is done through this form.

Being a volunteer at Oslojazz 2022

At this year’s festival, volunteers will be offered:

  • Festival pass
  • Food and drinks when at work
  • Festival T-shirt
  • Kick off in June
  • Volunteer´s party after the festival with food and drinks
  • Offers on additional free tickets via SMS (if any available)
  • Letter of recommendation (if requested)

Q: How much will I be working?

A: Volunteers at OJF is usually scheduled for around 15 hours in total. This can be split up into 1-2 long shifts, or 3-4 short shifts.

Q: What sort of tasks can I be assigned to?

A: There are various different tasks for the volunteers to choose between. You can decide which task you think best suits your interests and skills. Each area is divided into groups with a leader that is responsible for guiding you through the tasks.


  • Hosts (Publikumsvert): Making sure the audiences welcomed and looked after. Responsible for the queue, sales and validation of tickets.
  • Technica (Teknisk)l: Handling equipment and making sure the stage is rigged up and down at the right time. This group is reasonable for moving speakers and instruments.
  • Transport: Driving the artists. Collect and transfer equipment to/from providers and venues.
  • Jazz cafeteria (Jazzkantina): Making sure the common area is the festival´s most pleasant spot for the volunteers, the artists and guests to mingle and dine. This group is responsible for organizing and serving lunch and dinner.
  • Artist hosts (Artistsvert): You would function as a contact person for the artists. Making sure the musicians feel welcome and stick to schedules. Provide food and drinks at the venues.


  • Social media (Sosiale medier): Responsible for updating our social media channels.
  • Photo (Foto): Photograph and film during the festival, mainly the concerts.
  • Festival reception (Festivalresepsjon): Responsible for accreditation of the volunteers, musicians, press and guests. The Festival reception will also function as an information stand.
  • Promo: Hanging posters around the city. This group will manage info stands during festival week.
  • Profiling (Profilering): Making sure the venues appear according to the visual profile of the festival. Assemble banners, flags, roll-ups, hang posters and more. This group is also responsible for sponsor profiling. This groups will mainly work during the afternoons and nights, depending on the concert schedule.
  • IKT: Making sure everything IKT-related run smoothly during the festival.


  • Impro group: Stepping in where they're needed and making sure there is a good working environment amongst the volunteers.

13. - 19. AUG 2023

Contact and booking:info@oslojazz.no22 42 91 20