Thank you volunteers for another amazing year!!
*PLEASE NOTE: ALL INFORMATION GIVEN HERE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE
2022 VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION VIDEO
For those who couldn't make it, you can watch the Orientation by clicking the button below.
Get your copy of the 2022 Handbook below.
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.
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.
You will need a letter from us stating that you are volunteering. Please make sure to add your name. You can download the letter HERE.
If the position you signed up for requires a vulnerable sector check, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Return the Vulnerable Sector Check to email@example.com and send her your receipt for the check. It will be reimbursed two weeks after the festival.
* Please note: Persons under the age of 18, do NOT need to have a vulnerable sector check completed.
*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.
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