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Volunteer at the Victoria Dragon Boat Festival!

Join our team of 500 amazing volunteers, and help make the Victoria Dragon Boat Festival possible! Volunteers contribute more than 5000 hours to do everything from holding boats to putting up signs.  Whether you’re more interested in greeting our visitors, serving beverages, or getting teams ready to race there is a job for you.

Volunteers are required to complete at least 2 shifts between Thursday, August 14 and Monday, August 18.

Some volunteer areas have special requirements, like a Criminal Record Check or Serving It Right certification. Read over the Volunteer Job Descriptions, and choose a position that sounds interesting to you.



How to apply

Apply to volunteer by completing a Volunteer Application Form (posted online starting in May each season). Our Volunteer Coordinator will contact you once your application has been received and schedule you for suitable shifts.



Important Dates

Volunteer Orientation

Week of July 8 to 31, 2014 at 5:00 pm and 7:00 pm
Days and locations to be posted in June.

Volunteer Appreciation Party
Event details to be posted in June