Globalfest Volunteer form


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Are you a new or returning volunteer? Returning New (new volunteers are required to complete an interview before being placed)

15-17 (requires legal guardian/parental permission)
14 and Under*
*My Legal Guardian/Parent will be volunteering with me & has submitted their own application

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Emergency Contact Information

Applicable Experience/Skills

Do you want to volunteer with the same team this year? Yes No

Volunteer Opportunities

AVAILABILITY**Note: volunteers are required to commit to a minimum of 3 shifts**

Human Rights Forum at John Dutton Theatre - Calgary Public Library (3:15pm - 6:30pm)

Tuesday, August 8
Wednesday, August 9
Thursday, August 10
Friday, August 11
Saturday, August 12 10:15AM - 1:30PM

GlobalFest (5:30pm - 10:30pm) Elliston Park

Tuesday, August 15
Thursday, August 17
Saturday, August 19
Tuesday, August 22
Thursday, August 24
Saturday, August 26

GlobalFest Weather Alternate Nights*

Wednesday, August 16
Friday, August 18
Sunday, August 20
Wednesday, August 23
Friday, August 25
Sunday, August 27

*Only severe weather conditions will postpone the fireworks shows

Fireworks & OneWorld Village Volunteer Positions

Please note - we do our best to accommodate, but spots fill up FAST.
Please check ALL volunteer work you are interested in.

DAYTIMEOffice after festival (9am - 3pm) Answer phones, build ticket & volunteer packages, misc. office duties
DAYTIME GlobalFest Access Control (9am - 5pm) Fireworks gate security & access control during setup
50/50 Ticket Seller (18+) Sell 50/50 tickets to help fundraise for GlobalFest
Client Services Answer questions, hand out programs, give directions to patrons
First Aid (18+) Assist with on-site incidences. Must have First Aid & CPR-C Certification
International Bar & Beer Garden (18+) Help with set-up, clean-up & tear down, serve drinks
Operations Staff entry gates, take tickets, distribute programs, answer patron questions, disabled seating helper, etc...
Special Ops Assist other teams when short staffed, VIP setup, setup and strike of temporary sites
Security (18+) Help keep festival patrons safe & happy, staff entry points, check IDs
Volunteer Tent Pack and distribute snack bags to volunteers, t-shirt distribution, help with volunteer check-in
Will Call Ticket Booth Sell tickets, coordinate pick up of audience tickets and passes
VIP Hospitality (18+) Assist with hosting VIP tents, VIP Bar, Greet VIP Guests
Parking & Traffic Direct drivers to parking lot, check parking passes, assist with exiting

I am willing to help wherever I am needed

Specialized volunteer opportunities for qualified professionals:
Medical professionals for first aid tent - nurses, EMTs, Doctors
Professional stage managers or theatre students

I certify that the statements given in this volunteer application are true and correct and have been given voluntarily. I understand that I will not be paid for my services as a volunteer. I agree to follow protocol and direction as set out by GlobalFest and will carry out my volunteer tasks in a safe and reasonable manner.

I certify that I have read, understand & will comply with the GlobalFest Code of Conduct

By digitally signing the textbox below, I, the undersigned, am indicating that have read and understand the above information, and agree to the rules and regulations.

Applicants under the age of 18 MUST have a parent or guardian sign their volunteer application form.