Thank you for your interest in joining our team of volunteers for Explore Edmonton for our Community & Signature Events.

This application is for VOLUNTEER POSITIONS ONLY (non-paid).


How to get started...

  • Please complete the information below to register to become a volunteer 
  • This application is if you are 18 years or older, or will be 18 as of May 1.
  • If you are 12 - 17 years of age, return to the website and complete the MINOR Application Form.
  • Once you have completed the form, click the SUBMIT button at the bottom of the page to submit the application.

WE ARE EXCITED YOU WANT TO GET INVOLOVED!

Complete this application for Explore Edmonton volunteer opportunities in our Community & Signature Events portfolio:

  • K-DAYS (July) - we ask volunteers sign up for a minimum of 3 shifts (but you may choose to sign up for more!)
  • URBAN FARM (May - Oct)
  • FARMFAIR INTERNATIONAL (November)


All sections with an asterisk (*) must be filled


Emergency Contact


Why volunteer with us ?

Please tell us why you are interested in volunteering at our events e.g. community involvement, school requirement, interest in agriculture or events, looking for something to do, etc...



What events are you interested in?

Mark as many as you like!



What kinds of positions interest you?

Mark all that apply (at least one must be marked)



Help us match you with a perfect position!

We want to ensure you are matched up with a volunteer position that you will be comfortable with.  Our organization is an inclusive organization and wants to make your volunteer experience fun and rewarding. We will make every effort to reasonably accommodate volunteers with limitations. If a volunteer requires an aide to accompany them when filling a volunteer position, the volunteer must provide their own aide. The aide will be required to complete an application and be registered as an Explore Edmonton volunteer.  If an aide will accompany you, please include the name of your aide below. 



Are you volunteering with someone?

Volunteering is fun if you do it with a friend or family member!  We will do our best to help you schedule shifts together.  Include the name of the person(s) you will be sharing your volunteer experience with.



How did you hear about our volunteer opportunities

social media, website, friend, etc...



List 2 personal references

(please do not list immediate family members)



Date application submitted


Please read carefully before submitting online

<<< BY CLICKING `I AGREE’ IN THIS DOCUMENT YOU ARE WAIVING CERTAIN LEGAL RIGHTS, PLEASE READ CAREFULLY >>>

 
Protecting your personal information: 

WE DO NOT SELL OR SHARE YOUR CONTACT INFORMATION. Explore Edmonton is committed to the protection of your privacy. Explore Edmonton collects and uses your personal information to provide you with information on relevant products, services, and special offers that may be of benefit to you. By providing contact information such as full name, postal address, phone number, or e-mail address, you consent to the collection, use, and disclosure of your personal information by Explore Edmonton for these purposes only, unless you indicate otherwise to us in writing. 

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Permission to perform a background check: 

I hereby allow Explore Edmonton to perform a check of my background including:

  • Police Information Check; some positions may require the Police Information Check with Vulnerable Sector Search
  • 5-year driver's abstract (required for Courtesy Vehicle Program positions only)
  • volunteer history
  • personal references or sources as appropriate for the volunteer positions at Explore Edmonton 

I understand that I do not have to agree to this background check, but that refusal to do so may exclude me from consideration for volunteer work. I understand that information collected during this background check will be limited to that appropriate to determining my suitability for volunteer work at Explore Edmonton and that all such information collected during the check will be kept confidential. I hereby also extend my permission to those individuals or organizations contacted for the purpose of this background check to give their full and honest evaluation of my suitability for volunteer work at Explore Edmonton and such other information as they deem appropriate.

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I, HEREBY RELEASE, DEFEND, INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS Explore Edmonton and the City of Edmonton, their officers, directors, employees, and any of their contractors, sponsors, contributors, affiliates, representatives and insurance underwriters (collectively, the “Releasees”), from all liability for any and all claims, loss, liability, damage and cost whatsoever, on account of injury to my person or property or resulting in death of myself, whether caused by the negligence of myself or the Releasees while my attendance or participation at Explore Edmonton for any event. It is understood and agreed that this release is binding upon myself, my heirs, executors and assigns. 

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I grant Explore Edmonton and event partners the right to photograph, videotape or otherwise use my name, face, voice or appearance in any form in connection with publicity, advertisement and promotional materials related to the activity, free of charge without limitation or restriction to identify, promote and recognize the valuable contributions of our volunteers and Explore Edmonton events.  

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I verify that the statements in this volunteer application form are true. I understand and agree that a false statement may disqualify me from volunteering. I agree to abide by Explore Edmonton's policies and regulations and to keep all information learned in the course of my volunteering at Explore Edmonton confidential. 

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I understand and agree that submitting this application form does not automatically register me as an Explore Edmonton volunteer, and that there may be certain qualifications I must meet, including the acceptance of established volunteer policies and procedures before I may begin volunteering. 

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I confirm that by submitting this Volunteer Application I have had the opportunity to seek independent legal advice and have either done so or waived my right to do so.