Thank you for your interest in joining our Explore Edmonton volunteer team!

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

If you are 18 years of age or older (or will be 18 as of May 1 of the current year), return to the website and complete the ADULT Application Form


How to get started...

  • Complete the information below to register to become a volunteer with us
  • Have your parent or legal guardian complete the "I agree" section at the end of this application

If you are 12 to 14 years of age...

  • Youth Volunteers 14 YEARS OR YOUNGER MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY A PARENT OR GUARDIAN FOR ALL VOLUNTEER SHIFTS.  Your parent or guardian must become a registered Explore Edmonton volunteer and complete an application. . Your parent or guardian will be required to accompany you for your shifts and will be scheduled for the same time.

WE ARE EXCITED YOU WANT TO GET INVOLVED!

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

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


All sections with asterisk (*) must be completed


Please indicate your shirt size


Emergency Contact


What events and areas interest you?

Mark as many as you like! (at least one event and one area of interest must be selected).



Why do you want to volunteer with us?


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.



Experience

Is this your first volunteer experience? Don't be shy to tell us if it is. You need to start somewhere! If you have volunteered before, we would love to hear what you have done.



How did you hear about our volunteer opportunities

social media, website, friend, etc...



Parent / Legal Guardian Information


Person who will volunteer with minor applicant:

Complete the section below if you are 14 years of age or younger.

Youth volunteers 14 years of age or younger must be accompanied by a parent/guardian to provide supervision for all volunteer shifts. This individual will be required to complete the adult application form and sign up for the same shift as the minor.  Please include the name of this parent or guardian who will accompany the youth volunteer. If you are unsure of the name at this time, you can include more than one name. This will help us match up the applications to set-up interviews.



Date application submitted


Please read carefully before submitting online

THE FOLLOWING TO BE READ AND COMPLETED BY THE LEGAL PARENT OR GUARDIAN (18 YEARS OLDER) OF APPLICANT 

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<<< BY CLICKING 'I AGREE' IN THIS DOCUMENT YOU ARE WAIVING CERTAIN LEGAL RIGHTS, INCLUDING THE RIGHT TO SUE EXPLORE EDMONTON. PLEASE READ CAREFULLY >>>


Protecting your personal information:

WE DO NOT SELL OR SHARE CONTACT INFORMATION.

Explore Edmonton is committed to the protection of your child’s privacy. Unless indicated otherwise to us in writing, you consent to the collection, use and disclosure of your child’s personal information such as full name, postal address, email, and phone number for training, scheduling and other purposes to facilitate the volunteer relationship. Further, you consent to and allow Explore Edmonton to take photographs or video footage of your child for uses which may include, but are not limited to publication of your child’s image in posters, advertisements or social media to identify, promote and recognize the valuable contributions of our volunteers and Explore Edmonton events. 

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Permission to perform a background check:

I hereby allow Explore Edmonton to perform a check of my child’s background, which may include volunteer history and/or 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 my child from consideration for volunteer work. I understand that information collected during this background check will be limited to that appropriate to determining my child’s 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 child’s suitability for volunteer work at Explore Edmonton and such other information as they deem appropriate.

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Release, Indemnity and Assumption of Risk

I, the undersigned, warrant that I am the full age of 18 years and the parent or legal guardian having full legal responsibility for decisions regarding my child. I am familiar with the risks of injury and death which any volunteer of Explore Edmonton must assume. I understand, and will instruct my child, that all applicable rules for participation must be followed and understand that Explore Edmonton has the sole right to conclude my child’s participation and attendance in volunteer activities if he/she is not complying with the applicable rules.


I freely accept and assume all risks associated with the attendance or participation of my child at any Explore Edmonton event in respect of his/her volunteer activities. I hereby waive any and all claims, expenses, demands, costs, suits, judicial review, liabilities and causes of action against Explore Edmonton, their officers, directors, employees, and any of their contractors, sponsors, contributors, affiliates, representatives and insurance underwriters (collectively, the “Releasees”) which may arise out of such injury, loss, damage or death, and I release the Releasees from any and all liability in that regard.


I further agree to indemnify and save harmless the Releasees from all liability, for any and all suits, demands, claims, judicial review and actions of any kind which may be brought against its staff, volunteers or agents for which they may become liable by reason of any injury, loss, damage or death resulting from, or occasioned to or suffered by any person, including my child as a result of their attendance or participation in respect of his/her volunteer activities, from any cause whatsoever including all activities from the time of their arrival to their final departure therefrom. I understand and agree that this Agreement will be binding upon me, my child, my heirs, assigns, next of kin, executors, administrators and successors.

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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 my child from volunteering. I agree to instruct my child to abide by Explore Edmonton's policies and regulations and to keep confidential all information learned in the course of my child volunteering at any Explore Edmonton event.

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I confirm that by clicking 'I AGREE' in this Volunteer Application I have had an opportunity to seek independent legal advice, and have either done so or waived my right to do so.