Volunteering Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in be part of the Canada Day Drumming Celebration.

Canada Day Drumming Celebration: July 1, 2019
Event Set-up: June 30, 2019

Volunteer Perks 

Share the joy and enjoy the energetic and loud drumming with us! As a volunteer, you’ll enjoy the following perks as a thank you for helping us promote diversity and multicultural harmony, peace and love for a better world.

  • Souvenir Volunteer T-shirt
  • Food and beverage provided during the shifts
  • Reference Letter* (Provided on request)
    *Volunteered for 2 shifts (8 hours or more)

Volunteer Orientation

All volunteers are required to attend at least one of the following orientation sessions:

Location: 28 W Pender St, Vancouver, BC V6B 1R3

Date & Time: June 25 (TUE): 6:30 – 7:30 PM & June 29 (SAT): 4:30 – 5:30 PM

Feel free to email volunteer@canadadaydrumming.com if you have any questions or concerns!

Volunteer Positions

*All volunteers would have to arrive 15 mins prior to their first shift.

Set Up Crew: (June 30 & July 1: 8am – 10am)

  • Set up tents, booths, tables, put up signs, and work on stage set up.

Volunteer Check-in:

  • Assist volunteers when they first arrive, direct them to their team and providing information for the general public.

Media Check-in:

  • Welcome the media when they first arrive, and direct them to the media zone.

Drummer Check-in:

  • Welcome the Guinness World Record attempt drummers when they first arrive, and direct them to the drum circle.

Performers Check-in:

  • Welcome the performers when they first arrive and direct them to the back stage.

Happiness Crew:

  • Make sure the volunteers, drummers and performers are well taken care of: bring food and drink to remote Volunteers, drummers and performers.
  • Help to distribute the rattle drums.

Stage Crew:

  • Assist tech and stage managers to keep things running smoothly.
  • Preference will be given to those who have experience with stage tech and equipment.

Children Zone:

  • Help to run activities in the workshop.
  • Should like working with kids of all ages.

VIP Tent:

  • Welcome our VIPs when they arrive and greet them with smiles.
  • Provide information for the VIPs

Information Booth:

  • Answer questions from the public regarding the event.

Documentation Team:

  • Document the event with photographs and videos.

Crowd Control and Safety:

  • Help monitor pedestrian flow and give directions.
  • Keep an eye out for unsafe behaviour.
  • Assist with traffic flow on set-up day and during load out on the day of the event.

Green Team: 

  • Ensure recycling is done properly

Tear Down Crew: (July 1: 4pm – 6pm)

  • Assist the team with load out, take down tables, stage equipment, cable and clean up.