Volunteer at Taste of Edmonton
Volunteers are essential to the Taste of Edmonton. By volunteering, you make a difference! If you love food, enjoy great music, want to meet new people, need volunteer hours or wish to graciously give back to your community, join us! When you volunteer for Taste of Edmonton, you become part of our family; an incredible group of dedicated individuals who bring our annual community food festival to life! We LOVE our volunteers and hope that everyone has as much fun as we do putting on this great festivalt. 2020 is sure to be another exciting year and we invite you to join our team.
Volunteer Job Descriptions
Beverage Centre +Ideal for youth, designated drivers and those who are just not into beer, wine or spirits. We offer our guests a selection of non-alcoholic beverages and your exceptional service skills will be put to use as guests exchange their Taste of Edmonton tickets with you for beverages.
Shifts: 10:45am-2:45pm, 2:45pm-6:45pm & 6:45pm-11:00pm
Count Room +Responsible and trustworthy; counting, calculating, reconciling, assisting our Ticket Sellers and more are your key tasks in the Count Room. A background check for this position will be conducted. Note that this position requires a minimum of 3 shifts.
Shifts (we need you to sign up for a minimum of 3 shifts): 10:30am-5:30pm & 5:30pm-12:00am
Festival Ambassador +You are an outgoing and customer service oriented individual who could wear many different hats; conducting a short Taste of Edmonton festival survey, monitoring line ups at the main ticket center or welcoming guests and handing out Taste of Edmonton festival guides. Your smiling face will be the first to meet, greet and welcome guests to Taste of Edmonton.
Shifts: 11:00am-2:30pm, 2:30pm-6:30pm & 6:30pm-10:30pm
Kids Centre +Taste of Edmonton is a festival for the whole family to enjoy! The Kids Centre offers a perfect space for families to kick up their feet and relax in the shade. An outgoing, pro-active and energetic person that loves kids will supervise our Kids Centre, encouraging our young guests to participate in the Kids Centre activities.
Shifts: 10:30am-3:00pm & 3:00pm-7:00pm (weekdays) / 10:30am-3:30pm & 3:00pm-9:00pm (weekends)
Loading Zone +The Loading Zone Attendants will ensure the smooth operation of the Loading Zone areas by ensuring that all deliveries are executed in a timely manner; keeping records of all vehicles, accurately tracking date and arrival time on log sheets and ensuring Loading Zone rules are maintained.
Shifts: 12:00pm-5:30pm & 5:30pm-11:00pm
Ticket Seller +An outstanding individual who has excellent skills in customer relations, communication and problem solving. You will provide information to patrons regarding ticket prices, operate a POS system to process ticket sales, maintain accuracy in financial transactions; counting, calculating, reconciling and be accountable for all transactions at your workstation. A background check for this position will be conducted. Note that this position requires a minimum of 3 shifts.
Shifts: 10:45am-2:00pm, 2:00pm-5:30pm & 5:30pm-10:30pm
Information Centre +You are a friendly, welcoming and reliable individual who will assist with a wide variety of tasks. Become a Taste of Edmonton expert who provides guests with answers to all of their questions and quandaries. Knowledgeable about the festival, its events & schedules, the location of washrooms, ATM machines, bus stops, First Aid and more. You are the point of contact for the Media. Will safeguard and track lost and found items. Monitor “Taste of Edmonton” Ticket Donation box and conduct Taste of Edmonton guest surveys.
Shifts: 11:00am-3:00pm, 3:00pm-7:00pm & 7:00pm-11:00pm