Volunteers

How to Sign Up for Volunteer Shifts Online:

NEW VOLUNTEERS:

  1. Click on this link: pgdancefestival.insitesystems.com/dance/SignIn.aspx
  2. Click on “Register for online volunteer services”
  3. Fill in the information needed (remember to click “Submit” when finished)
  4. Once you have submitted your information, you will receive an email containing your password within 24 hours.
  5. Click on the same link above, enter your user name (your email address) and the password you received.
  6. Select the shifts you would like to sign up for.

RETURNING VOLUNTEERS:

  1. Click on this link: pgdancefestival.insitesystems.com/dance/SignIn.aspx
  2. Enter your user name (your email address) and the password you received last year.*
  3. Select the shifts you would like to sign up for.

*If you did not record your password from last year, please email me (Katherine Trepanier) at kdmo@telus.net and I will send you your password.

Please note, if you have changed your email address since last year’s festival, you will need to sign up again and create a new account using your new email address.

Descriptions of Volunteer Positions:

Backstage – Hallway Only (2 volunteers needed per shift):

  • Organize dancers into running order in the backstage hallway.
  • Help to keep dancers calm and quiet.
  • Send dancers into backstage area when needed.
  • Occasionally help to move props on/off stage when needed.
  • Be able to manage groups of dancers in a mature, firm and respectful manner.

Competitor Board (1 volunteer needed per shift):

  • Operate the laptop computer program (Powerpoint) which displays the Class and Competitor

number of each dancer on the TV screens inside Vanier Hall.

  • Basic familiarity with Powerpoint is helpful.
  • You will sit in the front row of the audience.

Concession (2-3 volunteers needed per shift):

  • Serve customers at the concession.
  • Handle cash and give correct change.
  • Help to serve dinner.
  • Help to restock concession, prepare for the day, etc. when needed.

Doors (3 volunteers needed per shift):

  • Open door in between each performance so people can enter / exit.
  • Close door each time bell rings.
  • Hold door closed to make sure people don’t enter Hall during performances.
  • Check to make sure no food or drinks are brought into Vanier Hall (water is fine).
  • You will be inside the Hall during the performances.

Ticket Table (2-3 volunteers needed per shift):

  • Sell tickets for individual sessions, daily passes, and weekly passes.
  • Sell programs.
  • Handle cash and give correct change.