How it works

Post a job and view available local workers
‘Chat’ online to pick the best candidate
Confirm details with an online agreement
Pay easily with the cashless payments system

Hire temporary event support staff for free

It’s always busy in the leisure and events industry. You constantly need reliable event support staff and often need some additional helping hands. Frequently needed at short notice for all those general labour jobs, Grafter is here when you just need some extra muscle or an extra pair of hands.

With our team of grafters at your fingertips, you can easily hire temporary event staff and workers, providing the right solution for all those essential jobs. They can cover a range of jobs including manning car parks, ushers, kitchen porters, packing, shifting and much more! Meet all of your event and seasonal staff needs with Grafter.

Perform a search to find available workers in your area. They will appear straight in your inbox. Review and choose the best ones for your job.

Grafters get reviewed by past employers, including a star rating. This gives you a view of performance to help choose those with a good track record. It also keeps them keen on your job so you give them a good review.

The Grafter platform provides all the functionality required to easily manage all your short-term and project staff engagement, from booking through to easy one-click cashless payments. All in an easy-to-use dashboard.


  • Free, quick and easy online service
  • Avoid expensive agencies and intermediaries
  • Immediate access to available grafters
  • Messaging, email and alerts to keep jobs on track
  • Manage projects easily in your dashboard
  • Legal and financial support services available
  • Use the contracts and cashless payment to lower risk

Find Local Workers

Select a type of work and Enter a postcode to check how many Grafters are in your area and start a search

Key Features

Temp Worker App

Free online service to find and hire workers. Option to pay using the platform using our ‘one-click’ cashless payments system. Avoids inconvenient cash transactions. Supports multiple payments on bigger jobs.

Find Temp Staff

Free access to a database of labourers in your area who are readily available for work. Submit a project and potential candidates appear in your inbox. Review profiles and pick the best ones for your job.

Worker Reviews

Star ratings and written reviews from past jobs gives you a view of a workers record before you hire them. Using the platform gives you the opportunity to write a review about your workers after the job, which helps to keep them keen.

Manage Temp Staff Platform

A standard work agreement sets out key terms of the job up-front. Makes sure temporary staff are committed to the work. Helps to avoid any disagreement later on. You can manage all your engagements in our easy to use dashboard.

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