Edmonton Heritage Festival Current Volunteers Information

WELCOME BACK

VOLUNTEERS!

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

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, 2021).  


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.

ORIENTATION & HANDBOOK

ONLINE NOW

Orientation video is available online to watch at your convenience!

Recognition Letters & Certificates

are available for volunteers

To get a letter or certificate of recognition, please register below.

Remember to provide:

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

ENTRY PASSES

are MANDATORY for volunteers

Volunteers can get their Entry Passes by going to the 'Passes' tab on the Heritage Festival eventbrite page. After entering the main page, click 'register', then it will come up with a list of dates. Scroll to the bottom where you will see 'EHFA Volunteer Pass'. Select the number of passes you would like and click 'register'.

*Volunteers only need ONE pass for the 3-days!

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.

COVID PRECAUTIONS

  • Masks are mandatory on-site for all volunteers

  • Hand wash and sanitization stations will be available to volunteers throughout the park and are encouraged to use them

  • Patrons will be required to get a Timed Entry Pass to enter Hawrelak. Volunteers will get a separate pass emailed to them that will grant them access.


    FOR MORE INFO ON HOW WE PLAN TO KEEP YOU SAFE CLICK BELOW:

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.

GETTING TO HAWRELAK

ETS Bus Passes Available to Volunteers

Passes will be available at the Heritage Fest Office from July 20th- 23rd from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm. If you are unable to pick up your passes during those dates, passes will also be available at Hawrelak Park on July 30th between 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm or anytime during the Festival from Volunteer Registration.

July 30th between 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm

During the Festival from Volunteer Registration

HOSPITALITY

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

 

***THIS INFORMATION IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE