Volunteer

For the 5th Annual Caroling for a Cause, Yule Duel volunteers provide the melody behind the scenes. They support the Choir’s festive energy where all proceeds go towards May’s Place. Whether you’re helping the audience find their favourite choir, or you’re assisting the judges, don’t miss out on this magical holiday event!

Please scroll to the bottom of the page and complete the form to register and volunteer at Yule Duel 2019.

For more information about volunteering at the next Yule Duel, email us at volunteers@yuleduel.com

 

Yule Duel was a tremendous event for a tremendous cause. I felt so grateful to have participated in this event as a Choir Advisor and Ballot Seller. I was able to see and be with and interact with the various choirs and then mingle in amongst the crowds telling them all about the event, the choirs and the cause and watch them enjoy the event. I also was able to partake and enjoy it myself which was a total added bonus. The mood, the music, the decorations, just everything was just so festive and fun. I am definitely going to volunteer again this year and I’m bringing my partner and have told all my friends to sign up too. If you are looking for a way to serve and give something back this holiday season I would absolutely recommend signing up yourself to get involved and volunteer for Yule Duel 2019.
- Joanna

Volunteer Job Roles

Choir Advisor

Our choirs are the stars of the show, and you will help them shine as bright as possible. This is a fantastic opportunity to get to know Vancouver’s top choirs and a front row seat to the best musical event of the holidays!

Tasks and responsibilities:

  • Support choirs in setting up at their location and moving them to the stage if they qualify for an award

Skills and Knowledge Required:

  • Warm, personable presence that can help make others feel appreciated and cared for supported and encouraged

Support and Training Provided:

  • Training on how to provide guidance & information for the choirs

Setup + Production Crew

talented choirs. Help make this an unforgettable evening for all by using your event experience to prepare the streets and stage for the only carolling competition in BC!

Tasks and responsibilities:

  • Assist with putting up signage
  • Ensure waste/recycling stations are not overflowing
  • Support Stage Manager in coordinating Choirs at the stage
  • Attach balloons to poles for Choirs
  • Set up & strike tents, tables & chairs
  • Secure area that is near the stage during the performances

Skills and Knowledge Required:

  • Able to lift objects heavier than 15lbs
  • Experience working at an event is an asset
  • Love working outdoors in beautiful Downtown Vancouver at the Art Gallery

Support and Training Provided:

  • Walk through of the site at the Vancouver Art Gallery

Yule Duel Ambassadors

With so much to see and hear, we need lots of enthusiastic volunteers to greet the excited crowds walking around the VAG North Plaza for Yule Duel. If you love meeting new people and sharing your love of music and Vancouver, this is the role for you!

Tasks and responsibilities:

  • Answer questions from the public regarding the venue, Yule Duel, and May’s Place
  • Greet the public and provide information on how to participate, choir location, and how to donate to May’ Place

Skills and Knowledge Required:

  • Love working outdoors in beautiful Downtown Vancouver at the Art Gallery
  • Experience in customer service and able to think on your feet
  • Event experience is an asset

Support and Training Provided:

  • Information about May’s Place

Ballot Sellers

We need a lot of energetic volunteers to mingle amongst and schmooze the crowds heading to and attending Yule Duel. If you love meeting new people and sharing your love of Christmas and Christmas Music and will enjoy asking people to purchase ballots to vote for their favorite Choir, this is the role for you!

Tasks and responsibilities:

  • Interact with the event attendees with the purpose of selling “Voting Ballots”.
  • Answer questions from the public regarding the venue, Yule Duel, and May’s Place
  • Greet the public and provide information on how to participate, choir location, and how to donate at the event and anytime to May’ Place

Skills and Knowledge Required:

  • Experience handling money – Calculating payments and change in your head.
  • Love working outdoors in beautiful Downtown Vancouver at the Art Gallery
  • Experience in customer service and able to think on your feet

Support and Training Provided:

  • Information about May’s Place

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I become a Volunteer?

Fill out the volunteer registration form and let us know which role you are interested in. We'll review all applicants and get back to you with next steps.

How many hours are required as a Volunteer?

4 hours the night of the event, Thursday Dec 5, 2019 with a 90min orientation for all volunteers Monday evening Dec 2nd, 2019.

Do I need to be a Canadian citizen to Volunteer?

No, not for this event.