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Volunteers

volunteers The CMW team thanks all our dedicated volunteers that contribute year in and year out to a very successful event!

Volunteering can be the job of a lifetime or it can be part of your everyday life. It provides the opportunity to explore career fields that you might never have thought of. Volunteering with CMW offers the unique experience of participating with the execution of the event which puts you in contact with many influential businesses and industry people. This will undoubtedly prove to be a valuable networking and educational experience regarding the more prominent organizations influencing the progress of today’s entertainment industries.

In order to meet our goals for Canadian Music Week, we require credible and committed volunteers. We are grateful for the energy, enthusiasm, and dedication volunteers bring to our event. Volunteers perform many duties that help make CMW a successful event.

CMW expects all volunteers to be professional in their appearance, conduct and dependability. You represent CMW and we are counting on you to provide a high standard of professionalism.

Please fill out the volunteer application form (link at the bottom of the page).   You will receive a confirmation e-mail within 24hours once we have received this form. The information you provide will be used to contact you throughout the preparation for CMW. Please give a valid e-mail address as this will be our main contact with you.

This year CMW takes place from Wednesday May 6th, 2014 to Saturday May 10th, 2014. The volunteers are broken down into 4 main areas: The Conference, Music Festival, Comedy Festival, and Film Festival

Festival staff will be working from early evening into the wee hours of May 6th to May 10th, 2014.

Conference staff will be scheduled in day shifts May 7th to May 10th, 2014.

All volunteers will be required to attend a few training sessions leading up to Canadian Music Week.   Details will be provided well in advance.

Festival The festival runs from May 6th to May 10th, 2014. As a festival volunteer you will be working from the early evening to the wee hours of the night. This is an exciting experience to hear great music and meet new people.  Volunteering for the Festival is ideal for those individuals looking for experience working with bands, live events, and venues

ALL FESTIVAL VOLUNTEERS MUST BE 19 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER

FESTIVAL POSITIONS Stage Manager (experience required) Assistant Stage Manager Cashier Floater/Street Team

Conference The Conference takes place from May 7th to May 10th, 2014.   Volunteering for the conference is ideal for individuals with a passion for the business of music or event planning.   The primary hours for the conference are daytime hours, into the early evening.

CONFERENCE POSITIONS Registration Assistant Conference Room Monitor Runners Receptionist Award shows Floater/Signage Public Relations Assistant

To apply please fill out the on-line Volunteer Application Form

(please note these may be long hours and you must be available throughout each day of CMW)