2326 May 2024
My program
2326 May 2024
My program
Människor bygger utställning på Lokstallarna

Volunteer at Southern Sweden Design Days 2024!

Do you want to be part of creating Malmö's international design festival? Southern Sweden Design Days is visited annually by thousands of people and together with our volunteers we want to create the very best experience for our visitors! 

As a volunteer, you get the chance to meet like-minded people and expand your network of contacts. It's a great opportunity to develop, gain work experience and sought-after volunteer work added to your CV. It’s a mix of work and responsibility, but above all a fun and exciting experience. 

We offer a creative environment filled with innovative and inspiring design. Food and drinks are included during the work shifts. All volunteers receive a work certificate as a thank you for a fantastic effort! 

Apply to become a volunteer at Southern Sweden Design Days 2024! Read more about the different roles and fill in the form below. Deadline 1 April.



First aid host 

The main location in Lokstallarna is visited by thousands of people during the festival days. As a first aid host, you are there as a support and make sure that everyone takes care of themselves, for example remembering to take breaks, eat and drink. You are also the one who assists with simpler first aid if needed. To work in this group, you need to have experience and have documented first aid training. 
Tasks: Overview of premises, talking to participants and visitors, hosting together with Main location hosts and simpler first aid if necessary. 
Participation: Festival days (May 23–26). 

Street team 

Street team helps promote the festival around Malmö - by bike! The team sticks together and rides together. As a person, you are service-oriented and confident in talking to people. 
Tasks: Before the event, you cycle around Malmö and hand out maps and flyers at various hotels, restaurants, museums and institutions. On the last day of the festival, you collect evaluation forms at all of the event's locations. You also help with communication material at larger locations if necessary.
Participation: 2 days w. 19/20 and the last day of the festival (May 26). 

We look forward to welcoming you to the SSDD team! 
For questions contact: hello@southernswedendesigndays.com 


Do I need to live in Malmö?
No, you can live anywhere, but you need to cover your own expenses such as travel and accommodation.

Do I have to be registered in Sweden?

Do I get paid?
No, being a volunteer is a non-profit engagement, which means you don't get paid.

What do I get for my volunteer work?
All volunteers receive a work certificate after completed work. Food and drinks are included during the work shifts, you also get free entry to the Main location throughout the festival period.

How much am I expected to work?
You must be available for at least 3 shifts. The shifts is usually around 7 hours.

Do I work alone?
May occur, but in most roles you work in a group.

What happens if I am no longer available for the period I applied for?
If you are no longer available for the period you applied for, please contact hello@southernswedendesigndays.com, no later than March 15 2024.

Am I insured during my shifts?
Yes, you as a volunteer have accident insurance during your work shifts.

What do I do if I need to adjust my application?
If you need to change essential information in your application, please contact hello@southernswedendesigndays.com

Can I choose which role I want?
In the application, you indicate which role(s) you are interested in, we will do our best to get you the role you have chosen.

Do I need to be knowledgeable in design?
No requirement - however, there is an opportunity to learn more about design during the festival.