Thank you to everyone who applied!

Volunteer applications are now closed.

Join our team of volunteers!

  • Meet new people and work with an incredible volunteer team
  • Gain valuable special event experience
  • Improve your customer service skills & more!
  • Receive a Kamloops International Buskers Festival Volunteer T-Shirt and snacks/drinks during your shift

Volunteers are expected to:

  • Attend an Orientation and Training Session prior to the festival
  • Be 16 years of age or older
  • Complete a minimum of two 4-hour shifts (8 to 10  hours)
  • Be comfortable providing customer service and interacting with the public
  • Be comfortable with actively working outside for the majority of your shift

Volunteers are needed to help in the following areas:

  • Ambassadors / Info Booth – to assist with greeting guests with a smile, promoting the festivities, providing information, and assistance on site for everyone including attendee surveying! Volunteers on this crew learn everything there is to know about the Festival; who, what, where, and how!  Selling of merchandise and provide change for visitors at the Festival.
  • Pitch Pals / Runners – assist with a variety of tasks (will require lifting and standing for long periods of time)
  • Environment / Hospitality– to help ensure that the site is kept looking beautiful for visitors to the Festival. Help to look after the artists and guest by ensuring that the green room is clean , friendly, relaxed and fully stocked environment.
  • Volunteer Services – to assist in the day to day running of the volunteer tent and acts as a floater to all other teams as needed. This position also assist with the artisan vendors.
  • Busk Stops / Art Installations – assist performers and local artists or organizations
  • Festival Site Setup & Tear-out (will require lifting and standing for long periods of time)