Looking To Volunteer

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Volunteering with the Winnipeg Folk Festival is a rewarding experience and a great way to support the Festival!

The key to our success rests in people like you who embody the heart of the Festival and we’re certain this year will be no different. We would love your help in making it happen.

Check back in the new year for volunteering July 11-14, 2024!

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Our Commitment to Volunteers

Volunteers are the heart of the Winnipeg Folk Festival. We value volunteering as a means for people to share, learn, and connect with our community. We greatly respect the time, skills and dedication that our volunteers bring to the Festival each year. We are committed to providing appropriate and safe responsibilities, applicable orientation and training, effective leadership, fair evaluation and meaningful recognition for all volunteers as well as the opportunity to grow, create and engage with others.

What We Expect

As members of our Festival community, we all play an important role in the success of the Winnipeg Folk Festival. We bear a responsibility to ourselves, to others and to the organization to uphold the following Standards of Conduct:

What We Offer

We offer a great benefits package to our volunteers that includes:

  • A four-day Winnipeg Folk Fest pass with backstage access (exception: single day opportunities, see above).
  • A chance to be part of a volunteer community and make new friends.
  • A four-day Winnipeg Folk Fest pass with backstage access.
  • Delicious, complimentary meals backstage during the Festival.
  • A specially designed crew T-shirt.
  • Free bus transportation between downtown Winnipeg and the Folk Fest site.
  • Free vehicle access to Birds Hill Provincial Park.
  • Great work experience.
  • The opportunity to be part of creating a magical experience for over 70,000 people!

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