Volunteers
APPLICATIONS ARE NOW OPEN!
We are now accepting volunteer applications for the 2017 BuskerFest Team!

Join our team of over 400 volunteers and help us in reaching our goal of raising $100,000 for Epilepsy Toronto at our largest, most exciting event, Toronto International BuskerFest!

Gain valuable special event
and fundraising experience!



  • Improve their customer service skills
  • Meet new people and work with an incredible volunteer team
  • Support those living with epilepsy in their community at the LARGEST epilepsy awareness event in the world!
  • Contribute to the production of the LARGEST street performer festival in North America!
  • Receive an awesome BuskerFest Volunteer T-Shirt and snacks/drinks during their shift

VOLUNTEERS ARE REQUIRED TO:

  • Attend an Orientation Session and a Training Session prior to the festival
  • Be 15 years of age or older
  • Complete a minimum of 2 shifts (about 8 hours during the 4-day festival)
  • Be comfortable providing customer service and interacting with the public
  • Be comfortable with actively working outside for the majority of your shift (4-5 hours)
HOW TO APPLY
To become a 2017 BuskerFest volunteer:

1. Check out the list of 2017 BuskerFest Volunteer Roles
at BuskerFest, and pick your top three.

2.
New Volunteers: Click APPLY HERE and fill out the application form as early as possible. Returning Volunteers:Click VOLUNTEER LOGIN and update all your information on the MY PROFILE tab. Make sure to select the ‘Returning Volunteer 2017’checkbox.

3. Attend a Volunteer Orientation Session (Volunteers will be selected after they have completed a session, which will include an informal interview).

  • We have a flexible Orientation schedule, running throughout July on weekday evenings and weekends.
  • Orientation sessions take place at the Epilepsy Toronto Office (468 Queen St. East)
4. Once accepted into the volunteer program, attend a Volunteer Training Session in August.
5. Sign up for your festival shifts, and have a blast volunteering at BuskerFest!

APPLY HERE
BRING YOUR TEAM TO BUSKERFEST!
    We can accommodate groups from 5 to 20 people in select volunteer positions. Our volunteer shifts are very flexible, and can work with any schedule. If you are interested in bringing a volunteer team from your organization, company, school, or community, please contact the volunteer coordinator at volunteers@epilepsytoronto.org for more information!
THANK YOU, VOLUNTEERS!


BuskerFest would not be possible without the incredible contributions from our volunteers. Each year, we rely on over 400 volunteers to make BuskerFest run smoothly. On behalf of Epilepsy Toronto and the BuskerFest team, we sincerely thank you for your incredible commitment. You have aided in fundraising over $100,000 annually for Epilepsy Toronto, and provided a wonderful Festival experience to millions of guests. Keep up the great work!

QUESTIONS?
If you have any questions, please contact:
Lindsay Yeo & Rachael-Lea Rickards
Epilepsy Toronto Volunteer Department
volunteers@epilepsytoronto.org
(416) 964-9095 ext.215