The success of Festival Singers’ events depends as much on the help and support of volunteers as it does on the hard work of our director, accompanist and choristers. A number of volunteer opportunities are available, and several allow you to lend a helping hand and and see us perform.
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Festival Singers is of, and for, the people of Strathcona County. We such, we aim to contribute, in a vital and viable way, to arts and culture in our communities. We strive to cultivate positive relationships not only with our members, but to also raise our profile through our social networks. We’re seeking a social…Find Out More
Festival Singers’ annual gift basket raffle is a key fundraising activity. Our choristers each contribute either cash or an in-kind gift (e.g., bottle of wine, gardening or barbecue tools, assortment of cheeses) for inclusion in themed gift baskets. Once all contributions are collected, clever and creative volunteers put the baskets together, wrapping them such that…Find Out More
Where Festival Singers hosts a licensed event, an event supervisor is needed to ensure compliance with laws and regulations pertaining to the serving of alcohol. The event supervisor plays an integral role in maximizing safety and enjoyment by ensuring everyone’s orderly conduct and compliance with maximum occupant load. The event supervisor also coordinates with, and…Find Out More
Festival Singers’ gift basket raffles are one of the key ways the choir raises funds to ensure that it can continue to perform and provide viable workshop programs. There are usually a number of gift baskets available, and concert patrons can purchase tickets toward the raffle. A cash box and float, as well as signage…Find Out More
Where Festival Singers is performing at a licensed events, patrons will be able to buy drink tickets. A cash box and float, as well as signage with pricing, will be provided. Sales take place in the concert venue, allowing sellers to enjoy the performance. To maximize guests’ enjoyment and minimize disruption, tickets will be sold…Find Out More
Where Festival Singers is performing at a licensed event, bartenders may be required to serve both alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. Note: In order to comply with provincial legislation and with regulations set forth by the Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission (AGLC), all bartenders must be 18 years of age or older and hold a valid…Find Out More
Event greeters welcome concert patrons inside the main doors (whether the choir is performing at a church, at Festival Place or another venue). Greeters are goodwill ambassadors, helping to direct guests and provide information about washrooms, wheelchair access, elevators and the like. They may also hand out handbills or event programs. Greeters’ responsibilities end once…Find Out More
Ticket takers accept concert patrons’ tickets and, like greeters, may also be called upon to provide information about the location of washrooms, wheelchair access, elevators and the like. Ticket takers’ responsibilities end when the performance begins.…Find Out More