Volunteer Opportunities

We are looking for volunteers for the National Aboriginal Celebration, Fete Francophone Day and Unite! Multicultural Day. If you are interested in volunteering for Canada Day at Canada Place, visit the Canada Day volunteer opportunities page.

Volunteering is a great way to build experience, get involved in your community, meet new people and show your Canadian pride. Volunteers are needed for the following events:

National Aboriginal Celebration at Canada Place

This celebration kicks off with a traditional Coast Salish welcome, followed by a variety of Aboriginal performances, including traditional dances, storytelling and more. This is a special opportunity to celebrate the unique heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding achievements of Aboriginal Peoples in Canada. National Aboriginal Day is officially designated on June 21 each year to coincide with the summer solstice.

  • Date: Saturday, June 17, 2017
  • Time: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Location: North Point at Canada Place 

Fête Francophone Day

A celebration of French Canadian culture and heritage with live music, children’s entertainment, traditional Francophone cuisine, and more.

  • Date: Saturday, June 24, 2017
  • Time: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Location: North Point of Canada Place

UNITE! A celebration of Canadian Multiculturalism Day

UNITE! is an exciting new addition for 2017 to recognize Multiculturalism Day. We will host a full day of performances that will celebrate the diversity, communities and cultures that make our city, province and country so special.

  • Date: Tuesday, June 27
  • Time: 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
  • Location: North Point & West Promenade, Canada Place

How to volunteer

Volunteers must be at least 16 years old, enjoy working with the public and be able to commit to a minimum of 8 hours of volunteer work.

Volunteer positions are needed for the following areas:

  • Information Kiosks
  • Hospitality Assistants
  • Production Assistants
  • Talent Wranglers
  • Greeters
  • Green Team

To learn more and register as a volunteer for these events, please email [email protected] with your availability, role preference and why you think you would be a great fit for this event!