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 as a token of our appreciation, offer many perks to thank you for volunteering.

Volunteer Job Descriptions

Taste of Edmonton provides a variety of opportunities for our volunteers.

A description of the various jobs available at Taste of Edmonton are listed below. Please note that you are able to select up to three (3) positions on your Volunteer Application form.

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.
Shift Times:
10:45am-2:45pm / 2:45pm-6:45pm / 6:45pm-11:00pm

Festival Ambassador

You are an outgoing and customer service oriented individual who could wear many different hats! Your smiling face will be the first to meet, greet and welcome guests to Taste of Edmonton, provide directions, sell tickets or assist our tidy team.
Shift Times:
11:00am-2:30pm / 2:30pm-6:30pm / 6:30pm-10:30pm

Tidy Team Member

You have attention to detail! Supporting the cleaning & sanitization procedures for the Taste of Edmonton 2022, you will monitor seating areas and high traffic touchpoints, wiping down/sanitizing all tables and seats when patrons vacate. Keeping seating areas organized by moving tables and chairs back into place.
Shift Times:
10:30am-3:00pm / 3:00pm-7:00pm / 7:00pm-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.
Shift Times:
10:45am-2:45pm / 2:30pm-6:30pm / 6:15pm-10:15pm

50/50 Ticket Seller

Promote our 50-50 raffle by interacting with guests and assisting with ticket purchases. Proceeds from 50-50 sales help support festival operations for Taste of Edmonton so we can continue to bring our beloved food festival to Edmonton. Must be 18 years of age or older.
Shift Times:
11:00am-3:00pm / 3:00pm-7:00pm / 7:00pm-11:00pm

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. You will be knowledgeable about the festival, its events & schedules, the location of washrooms, ATM machines, bus stops, First Aid and more. You will distribute Will Call Tickets after 5:00pm weekdays and all Sundays. Safeguard and track lost and found items. Monitor “Taste of Edmonton” Ticket Donation box.
Shift Times:
11:00am-3:00pm / 3:00pm-7:00pm / 7:00pm-11:00pm

Pre-Festival Set Up

It takes an army of helping hands to prepare our festival for our guests. You will assist our production team with the setup of infrastructure prior to the opening of Taste of Edmonton. Heavy lifting is required for this volunteer role.
Shift Times:
12:00pm-4:00pm / 4:00pm-8:00pm
public donations

Events Edmonton is a non-profit charitable association registered with the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA)

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