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    Volunteering at Festival du Loup 

    Volunteers are key to the success of Festival du Loup. We need strong arms, sharp minds and most importantly, enthusiasm and good will. If you would like to be part of the Festival by volunteering, please fill out this form and we will contact you soon.

    Thanks for joining the team!

    Benefits

    • Secondary school students can earn community service hours needed for their graduation diploma.
    • For each 3 hour shift, you will receive a $10 coupon that can be exchanged for event tickets, festival merchandise, or items at the Festival’s bar.
    • Snacks are provided during your volunteer shifts.
    • All volunteers are invited to a follow-up event, to be held on a date to be determined, in the weeks after the festival.

    Expectations

    • Fill out a volunteer application online.
    • Attend a volunteer orientation session.
    • Show up for your shifts at the agreed on times – contact your section coordinator if there is a problem.
    • Give a minimum of three hours of volunteer time.
    • Wear the FDL volunteer singlet during your volunteer shifts. Return the singlet at the end of your shift.
    • Speak French as much as possible while volunteering.

    Volunteer Job Descriptions

    Site Set-up and Teardown Team – These volunteers are responsible for setting up and tearing down various equipment and items, including signs, tents, fences, chairs, tables, etc.

    Sound and Lighting Team – These volunteers help with loading and setting up sound and lighting equipment before the festival begins and with tearing down the equipment after the event.

    Clean-up Crew – Volunteers are responsible for cleaning up the sites after the events.

    Merchandise Team – Volunteers are responsible for selling all Festival-related merchandise (e.g. t-shirts, promotional items).

    Welcome Team – Volunteers staff the welcome booth in the village and are responsible for providing accurate information to the general public about the Festival and surrounding area. On Friday, tickets and merchandise are also sold at the Festival information booth, therefore money-handling is involved.

    Volunteer Hospitality Team – These people welcome the volunteers, direct them to their area of service, indicate who their section lead is, give them their volunteer bib and look after refreshments.

    Artist Hospitality Team – Volunteers welcome the artists, direct them to the dressing room and look after their needs during the Festival.

    Food Team – These volunteers are responsible for selling food to the public.  Volunteers must keep their area clean, keep the food at the right temperature and handle money.

    Ticket Sales – Volunteers are responsible for selling tickets and controlling access to the site.  These people must also be prepared to give information about the Festival and the site.

    Wolf Auction – These volunteers look after setting up the wooden wolves at the Park and the Pavilion, oversee the list of bids and provide information about the silent auction.

    Parade team – Help organize (and manage traffic for) our first ever Lafontaine Tractor Parade on Saturday morning.

    Parking Team – Volunteers welcome festival-goers arriving by car and encourage them to park according to a designated plan.

    FOR MORE INFO CONTACT: leloup@festivalduloup.on.ca or  erobi@sympatico.ca

    If you’d rather not fill out an online form, you can print and fill out this Volunteer Application Form and send it to Elise: erobi@sympatico.ca

     

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    EN | Festival du loup