VOLUNTEER REGISTRATION OPENS FEBRUARY 12th

Every year many volunteers help make the Tim Hortons Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival the success that it is. Without the hard work and dedication of the volunteer team this event would not happen.

VOLUNTEER REGISTRATION

Alternates
 

Alternates

Alternates are responsible for a major part of the festival. They are required to think on their feet and be flexible; you never know where we may need you next! It is the responsibility of the Alternates to be on the lookout for anything that may have been overlooked.(read more)

BarServices
 

Bar Services

Bar Services attendants will be a part of the main hustle-and-bustle of the Festival. There are four bar locations in the festival grounds: Hillside Bar, The Cabin, The Oasis, and Trend Micro Paddler’s Paradise... (read more)

Bike Parking
 

Bike Parking

Bike Parking Volunteers will be responsible for overseeing the parking for our cyclists and other less-traditionally wheeled patrons (skateboards, roller skates, strollers, etc…)...  (read more)

Children's Area
 

Children's Area

Volunteering in the Children’s Area is a great opportunity to develop skills in working with youth! With engaging and interactive activities for children, Children’s Area Attendants will be required to get involved with the young ones as the parents meander through the festival for an experience all their own... (read more)

Dock Security
 

Dock Security

Dock Security volunteers are there to ensure the inventory of our paddling gear, the safety of our paddlers and to alert our security team should their involvement be required..(read more)

Docks
 

Docks

Dock Attendant Volunteers will be responsible for assisting and motivating our paddlers as they compete, ensuring that all racers begin on time and that the paddlers enjoy themselves... (read more)

Green Team
 

Green Team

Our Green Team volunteers are dedicated to maintaining a clean and healthy festival grounds for all attendees. They are a team that is eco-friendly and passionate about making a green difference... (read more)

Hospitality
 

Hospitality Crew

The Hospitality Crew is tasked with verifying passes upon entry to the backstage area, keeping food and drink inventory replenished, and ensuring the backstage remains free of litter... (read more)

Merch
 

Merch Tent

Volunteers in the merch tent will be working alongside band representatives in a retail sales capacity of musical merchandise... (read more)

Silent Auction
 

Silent Auction

Volunteers in the Silent Auction will have an opportunity to assist in a major additional fundraising event for the Ottawa Dragon Boat Foundation... (read more)

Site Operations
 

Site Operations

Site operations volunteers help implement the logistics of the site. The event requires a large amount of set up, preparation, deliveries and managing resources to make it a success... (read more)

Production
 

Production Crew

Production Crew Volunteers will have the opportunity to work with our Production Manager in order to ensure the set-up the main stage... (read more)

Staging
 

Team Staging

The Team Staging area is one of the busiest and most important areas on site where volunteers will be interacting with our paddlers... (read more)

Kitchen
 

Kitchen Crew

The Kitchen Crew Volunteers will be responsible for the food preparation and distribution in the Volunteer Village...  (read more)

VIP
 

VIP Tent

Our V.I.P Tent Volunteers will act as hosts and hostesses for our guests as well as ensure an exciting experience for V.I.P`s attending the festival... (read more)

Volunteer Village
 

Volunteer Village

The Volunteer Village is the main activity hub for all of our volunteers. Anyone helping out in this area of the festival will be assisting with volunteer operations throughout the event...  (read more)

Welcoming Crew
 

Welcoming Crew (Parking)

Members of the Welcoming Crew will be the first face most of our participants and spectators see as they arrive at the festival grounds and direct the flow of traffic... (read more)

Photographer
 

Photography

Exercise your photography skills to provide the festival with high quality photos of all activities over the weekend... (read more)

Press Boat
 

Press Boat

Our Press Boat volunteers ensure smooth operation of our press boat for media personnel... (read more)

 

If you have any questions or concerns prior to registration, feel free to contact us at volunteer@dragonboat.net or 613-238-7711 ext 222 for assistance.

 

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