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Children’s Festival Volunteering

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Our Festival is an annual arts event that celebrates high calibre performing, literary and visual arts for children. It brings together professional artists from around the globe and across Canada with children and families from central and northern Alberta for a celebratory and educational experience.

Our volunteer team is available to answer any questions or to help guide you through the online process. Please don't hesitate to reach out; call Volunteer Headquarters [St. Albert Curling Club | 3 Tache St.] at 780-459-1522 or festivalvolunteer@stalbert.ca.

It will take over 600 unique and talented volunteers – 12 years of age and over – to make the 2017 Children’s Festival soar!

Why Volunteer?

Help others. Make your community awesome. Test out career options. Discover new skills. Make new friends. Jump-start your resume and post-secondary applications. Feel great.

We need volunteers in a variety of roles:

  • Activity Assistants
  • Green Team
  • Hospitality
  • Visual Arts Assistants
  • Site Crew
  • Performance Venue Ushers
  • Team Leaders
  • Volunteer Captains
  • Volunteer Registration
  • Youth Ambassadors

Learn more about the opportunities available

Volunteer Requirements

  • You must be 12 years or older in order to volunteer at the International Children’s Festival
  • Volunteers under the age of 18 require parent/guardian approval
  • You must be willing to commit to a minimum of six hours

Contact Volunteer Headquarters [St. Albert Curling Club | 3 Tache St.] at 780-459-1522 or festivalvolunteer@stalbert.ca.

photo credit: GECKO Photography


Mark your calendar: 

Volunteer Registration Opens Online

  • Thursday, March 9, 2017 – For returning Volunteers
  • Monday, March 27, 2017 – For new Volunteers

Team Leader Orientations:

  • Monday, May 8   5 – 9 PM
    P & E Large Boardroom | St. Albert Place
  • Saturday, May 13   10 AM – 4 PM
    Douglas Cardinal Boardroom | St. Albert Place
  • Monday, May 15   5 – 9 PM
    Douglas Cardinal Boardroom | St. Albert Place
  • Saturday, May 20   10 AM – 4 PM
    Douglas Cardinal Boardroom | St. Albert Place
  • Sunday, May 28 (Youth Ambassador Orientation)  10 AM – 4 PM
    Douglas Cardinal Boardroom | St. Albert Place

General Volunteer Orientations:

  • Tuesday, May 16   6 – 7:30 PM
    St. Albert Curling Club | 3 Tache St.
  • Wednesday, May 17   6 – 7:30 PM
    St. Albert Curling Club | 3 Tache St.

Volunteer Recognition Party

  • Sunday, June 4   7 – 9 PM
    St. Albert Curling Club | 3 Tache St.

Last edited: March 27, 2017

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