Blues & Roots – Call to Volunteers


The Burnaby Arts Council (BAC) is a non-profit organization dedicated to the visual, literary and performing arts. Its aim is to bring the community together through the Arts. The BAC will be hosting a 50/50 draw at the Burnaby Blues & Roots Festival on Saturday August 10th, 2019 and we need your help to make it happen! Come out to enjoy the festivities while helping make this annual Burnaby event a memorable one.

The BAC is seeking to fill the volunteer position of Burnaby Blues & Roots Festival Volunteer. This is an excellent position for someone who enjoys music, art, and the outdoors, and is friendly and outgoing. If you are interested in having a nice day out in the summer sun, enjoying good music and festivities, this one time commitment is perfect for you!

Role Description
– Assist with setup, take down, and operation of our 50/50 booth
– Walk around festival, enjoy the music while selling 50/50 draw tickets
– Help verify that payment has been collected
– Operate mobile POS system; take payments in cash or credit
– Perform odd tasks during down time
– Attend the mandatory training sessions prior to the event

Volunteer Benefits
– Meaningful contribution to/engagement with the Burnaby Arts Community
– Experience working intimately in festival setting, opportunity to continue volunteering with us
– Lunch provided
– Free admission to the Burnaby Blues Festival! Have fun while giving back to your community

– Excellent communication skills in English – other languages are beneficial
– Sociable and engaging; comfortable interacting with high volume of people
– Ability to work independently and collaboratively as part of a team – Punctual, approachable open minded, with good attitude!
– Must be 19 years or older
– Enjoys blues music and local arts!

Shift availability: Saturday, August 10th
– 11:30AM – 3:30PM
– 3:00PM – 7:30PM

How to Apply
Please follow the link below to apply: