VOLUNTEER PROGRAM FAQ’s
Q. When are volunteers needed for the Honda Celebration of Light?
A. We are looking for volunteer assistance for the 2023 fireworks.
Q. How old do I have to be in order to volunteer?
A. 18 years or older as of July 1, 2023
Q. What is required of volunteers?
A. We are looking for volunteers who are able to work two shifts over the run of the Event.
Q. Where will volunteers be assigned?
A. We have a small number of production and operations support roles, but need strong support along the access route. Our largest deployment will be directing people heading into or out of English Bay. Police staff the external barricades marking off the event area from Burrard to Stanley Park, and English Bay to Robson Street. Volunteers are positioned at internal barricades in teams, offering directional and event information to the public.
Q. What do I get in return for volunteering?
A. Aside from being an integral part of the team putting this spectacular annual event on, meeting lots of people, facilitating a terrific time for thousands, making awesome new friends and creating life-long memories, we also provide a volunteer staff t-shirt, host an orientation for the team and provide snacks and beverages at the volunteer center.
Q. How does scheduling work?
A. You will be able to self-schedule, choosing your own shifts and assignments based on skillset and availability at the time of scheduling. Once we finalize deployment needs, an online schedule will be posted for selected volunteers.