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 (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 May 19, 2020 to May 23, 2020. The volunteers are broken down into 2 main areas: Conference and Music Festival.

CONFERENCE

Conference staff will be scheduled in day shifts September 9 –September 11, 2020.

Award Show staff are required to be available for ALL award shows and will be scheduled shifts September 8 –September 13, 2020. All volunteers will be required to attend a few training sessions leading up to CMW.  Details will be provided well in advance.

CONFERENCE POSITIONS

Registration Assistant, Conference Room Monitors, Runners (Must have Valid ID & Vehicle) Receptionist, Award shows, Floater/Signage, Public Relations Assistant, Social Media Assistant.

FESTIVAL

The festival runs from September 8 –September 13, 2020. 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 ALL FESTIVAL VOLUNTEERS MUST BE 19 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER.

FESTIVAL POSITIONS

Stage Manager (experience required) Assistant Stage Manager Cashier 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

  • - The Conference - The Festival Please indicate your first and second choice of both job area and then job type.
  • (i.e. mixing audio, shooting video, translating)
  • (Please include name, company, title, contact number, e-mail address)