There are two areas of volunteering with Recreation Facilities and Attractions: Special Events and Programming.
Special Event Volunteers: Once you sign up online for a single day special event, you will be invited to a Special Event Volunteer Orientation. At the orientation, we will share upcoming special events, review the City of Edmonton volunteer policies and procedures and answer any questions you may have. In the orientation invite email, we will inform you of any steps you must complete in the volunteer screening process. Once you have completed these steps and attended the orientation, you will be considered an Accepted Volunteer and will be able to sign up for all Special Event positions at any of our Attractions
Note: A minimum of 20 hours per year is required.
Programming Volunteers: Programming volunteer positions are more complex positions and therefore require more screening. Once you apply online, your application will be reviewed after the application deadline. If your application is successful, you will be invited to an interview where we will complete more screening. If you pass the interview, you will be offered a position and be required to attend training sessions based on your position.
- Sign up for a volunteer position
- Receive an invitation to an interview
- Successfully pass your interview and reference checks
- Complete a Police Information Check/Submit two reference letters
- Attend your mandatory orientation and training sessions
- Begin your volunteer position
Note: Some programs only accept volunteer applications or only conduct interviews and training during certain times of the year. Due to the large number of applications we receive for some positions, applicants may be placed on a wait list.