High School Students

You can complete your volunteer hours with us at any of the opportunities above!  It’s a great way to give back to the community while connecting with new people (and looks great on a resume)

GDMF Volunteer Application 2017 

Emergency Volunteer Contact Form

Release and Waiver of Liability for Minors

Immediate volunteer opening for Festival Parade Assistant available!

Duties include:

  • contacting cultural groups to invite them to participate in the 2017 Festival Parade
  • using existing contact information/ developing new contact information
  • immediate start date with work between now and the festival, more time in the immediate term preferred as part of getting contacts identified
  • assist the committee as required in promoting the parade and fashion show during the festival 

 If this sounds like something you are interested in, we’d love to hear from you.

Festival Volunteering

Each year the festival needs over 100 volunteers to successfully run.

We are looking for individuals 14 years or older to help with a variety of areas including:

  • Running your own section/event at the festival
  • Assisting with on-stage and other performances
  • Parking
  • Photography
  • Eco Crew
  • Setup and Take-Down
  • and much much more!

Fashion Show Volunteering

The Colourful Planet Fashion Show happens in April, and we can use volunteers for:

  • Modelling 
  • Assisting with coordinating the fashion show
  • Ticket selling
  • Photography
  • Setup and Take-Down
  • and much much more!

Please contact us if you are interested!


In-Office Volunteering

The Festival office is located at 123 Woolwich St., 2nd Floor.  We often need assistance throughout the year to make the events we participate and run in happen.   It is a fantastic way to get experience and support the organization.  Areas of assistance needed include;

  • Computer work
  • Design and Marketing
  • Outreach to community groups and local businesses
  • Office organization
  • Recruitment
  • and pretty much anything else it takes to prepare for the festival and other events!

On-Line Volunteering

The organization has a brand new website and social media platforms using Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. We need help throughout the year to update and populate the sites.  Please contact us for more information!


Board of Directors Volunteering

Joining the Board of Directors is a great way to get more involved with the organization!  Check out our About Us page for more information.