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WELCOME BACK

VOLUNTEERS!

*PLEASE NOTE: ALL INFORMATION GIVEN HERE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE

VOLUNTEER SIGNUP IS HERE!

HOW TO SIGN UP TO VOLUNTEER USING EVENTENY

watch the video below to see how to sign up for Heritage Fest using Eventeny

SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

We have an amazing scholarship program thanks to the generosity of our sponsors. Scholarship amounts range between $250 - $1000 and are awarded by random draw from all eligible entries.
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Eligibility Criteria: 
Volunteer must be registered in a full-time program at an accredited Canadian post-secondary institution by December 31 of the year of the Festival (ex: for this year by Dec. 31, 2022). 


Volunteer must complete a minimum of 2 shifts (approx. 10 hours) to be entered into the draw. More shifts = more entry forms!

Forms are available at Volunteer Registration during the Festival. Volunteers must have Registration sign-off on the hours completed.Volunteers must hand them in at the end of the festival.

Recognition Letters & Certificates

are available for volunteers upon request

To get a letter or certificate of recognition, please use the link below to send us an email.

Remember to provide:

* Your FIRST & LAST name
* What section(s) you worked in
*How many hours you worked
* Full Mailing Address

VULNERABLE SECTOR CHECK

A few sections in our volunteer program require a vulnerable sector check. It is a background check done by Edmonton Police Services to ensure our vulnerable populations safety.

If the position you signed up for requires this, you can complete it online HERE.

Make sure to complete the Police Information Check - Vulnerable Sector (PIC-VS). It is $15 and will be reimbursed two weeks after the festival when receipt is returned to chelsea@heritagefest.ca.

* Please note: Persons under the age of 18, do NOT need to have a vulnerable sector check completed.

YOUTH
CONSENT FORMS

*Persons between the ages of 12-15 may volunteer if accompanied by a parent or guardian.

*Persons 16-17 require a parent or guardian to sign a waiver before volunteering.

*Some opportunities require that volunteers must be over the age of 18.

HOSPITALITY

Volunteers will receive a meal chit or card from their supervisors during their shifts that they may exchange for a meal from participating cultural tents.

 

***THIS INFORMATION IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE 

THE 2022 ORIENTATION AND HANDBOOK WILL BE AVAILABLE JULY 26TH

2022 will be available in July!

Orientation video is available online to watch at your convenience!