volunteersThe 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 (bottom of page).   You will receive a confirmation e-mail within 24 hours 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 April 18, 2017 to April 22, 2017. The volunteers are broken down into 2 main areas: Conference and Music Festival.

Conference staff will be scheduled in day shifts April 18 – April 21, 2017. The Conference does not start until April 19 however registration will open April 18 at noon.

Festival staff will be working from early evening into the wee hours  April 18-22, 2017. Award Show staff are required to be available for ALL award shows and will be scheduled shifts April 18 – April 21, 2017.

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

The Conference takes place from April 19 – April 21, 2017.  Registration for the conference will begin April 18, 2017. 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.

Registration Assistant
Conference Room Monitors
Runners (Must have Valid ID & Vehicle)
Award shows
Public Relations Assistant
Social Media Assistant

The festival runs from April 19-22, 2017. As a festival volunteer you will be working from the early evening to the wee hours of the morning. 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


Stage Manager (experience required)
Assistant Stage Manager
Floater/Street Team

Applying is simple!   Please click link below and answer a few short questions.  We’ll be in touch with you ASAP!

Volunteer Application Form