Job Description Volunteer
Thank you for your interest in the Festival Volunteer Programme. Our upcoming Festival will be a cultural legacy for Canada.
We are seeking enthusiastic and dedicated volunteers to assist in a variety of roles. Our diverse group of volunteers enhances the visitor experience by providing guests of the Festival with information, lending onsite support, and working with the Festival staff. Volunteering at Ontario Latin Arts Festival also provides many rewards: a unique way to engage with programming and events.
Requirements: We’ve also provided additional information on volunteer roles below to help you better understand the Latin Arts Festival volunteer experience. We hope you will join us as a volunteer in 2016!
Ambassadors act as friendly facilitators of information and assistance during the Festival at venues and Festival sites. Roles include greeting guests at performances and event. answering questions, and providing general information on festival activities. Interested volunteers will be required to attend one training session at the end of July.
Street Promo Ambassadors
The Street Promo Ambassadors will work in conjunction with Latin Arts Festival’s Marketing department to spread the word about all Festival happenings by using social media and other promotional avenues. Attending training for this team will allow you to attend promotional events with the Marketing department before the Festival, while also picking up Ambassador shifts during the Festival itself. Interested volunteers will be required to attend one interview in mid-June and one training session at the end of July.
Team Leaders work closely with the Latin Arts Festival Volunteer Department to create an organized and fun volunteer experience. By supervising Ambassadors at the Festival Hub, Team Leaders manage large groups of volunteers and assign tasks. Interested candidates for this role will be required to attend one interview in mid-June and one training session toward the end of July.
Year Round Volunteers
While the Ontario Latin Arts Festival takes place over the course of 2 days, there is a lot of behind-the-scenes work that goes into planning the festival throughout the year. We are seeking volunteers with strong organizational skills and a keen eye for detail to assist our various departments such as Marketing/Media, Public Relations, Sponsorship/Development, Programming, Production, Social media and Volunteer organization. Tasks vary and volunteers will be informed of opportunities as they arise. Individuals with computer skills and web experience are most welcome!