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Festival Ambassador

This is a jack of all trades role that will keep you on your toes in a fast-paced and fun environment. Large groups of participants (i.e. bands and choirs) need assistance on where to set-up, place their instruments, and when it is their turn to perform. This role assists these groups as well as provides auxiliary assistance to the rest of the volunteer roles.


Event coordination for large groups (bands, orchestra and choral), give timing checks to ensure smooth run-of-show, provide answers to key festival questions, relieve other volunteer positions of breaks and general office administrative tasks.

Dates: April 15, 2019, to May 4, 2019

Location: Mount Royal Universit Campus/Bethany Chapel

Shift Options:

  • Weekday (Monday – Friday)
    • Morning (9:00am – 12:00pm)
    • Afternoon (1:00 – 4:00pm)
    • Evening (5:00 – 8:00pm)
  • Saturday (Only April 27 & May 4, 2019)
    • Morning (9:00am – 12:00pm)
    • Afternoon (1:00 – 4:00pm)

This job is the right fit if you are:

  • Adaptable.
  • Energetic and friendly.
  • Highly organized.
  • Have a good sense of direction.
  • Enjoy interacting with the public.
  • Can work well independently and with a team.
  • Enjoy directing large groups of people.

Standard volunteer commitment is a minimum of three shifts during the festival season, most shifts range from three to four hours.

How to Apply: Please see our Google form at

New applicants will be emailed further information on the Calgary Performing Arts Festival on Fridays on a weekly basis.

If you have any questions about the google form or the volunteer position, please email