Festival Volunteer


Name of Organization / Employer: 
Powell Street Festival Society
Application Deadline: 
04 Aug 2019 04:00 PM (Sunday)


Contact Name: 
Anika Ihara
Contact Phone: 

The Powell Street Festival is the largest Japanese Canadian festival in the country and the longest running community arts celebration in Vancouver! Enjoy traditional and contemporary Japanese Canadian performances and demonstrations, including taiko drumming, sumo wrestling, martial arts, bonsai and ikebana, folk and modern dance, alternative pop/rock/urban music, visual arts, film/video, as well as historical walking tours, tea ceremonies, and a fantastic array of Japanese food, crafts, & displays.

We rely on hundreds of volunteers to make this festival free and accessible to people of all backgrounds! Volunteering is a great opportunity to meet new friends, spend time with friends and family, and get behind the scenes of this vibrant and special event.

Volunteer Perks:

・$5 food voucher for every four hours you volunteer
・Free lunch for Friday set-up volunteers
・Free yummy snacks and hydration
・Free festival original tenugui towel and hachimaki (headband)
・Goody-bad at the end of your shift
・Free dinner if you help Sunday take-down until the end
・Volunteer Appreciation Party on the Tuesday after Festival with awards, dinner, door prizes, and bingo!

Submit your volunteer application form: http://www.powellstreetfestival.com/get-involved/volunteer/vol-application/

For more information about the festival: http://www.powellstreetfestival.com/festival/