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12 Byward Market Square, Unit 3, Ottawa

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Volunteer Opportunities

Promo Team


  • Attend various dance events across Ottawa and help promote the Ottawa Bachata Festival by answering questions, handing out promo material and running contests

  • Dropping off promotional material at various dance schools/partners across the city who are participating in the 2020 Ottawa Bachata Festival

  • Putting up posters at strategic locations across Ottawa

  • **Please note that you will not need to attend every event but that you will be required to do a minimum of 9 hours in order to receive a volunteer pass for the Festival **

Weekend Team

February 14th-February 17th, 2020
  • Registration/Passes:

  • Check Ids when guests come in. 

  • Check their names/receipts for them to pick up their bracelets. This can include team directors and performer

  • Registration/Cash:

  • Check Ids when guests come in. Sell night passes/day passes on the spot.

  • Coat Check Greeter:

  • Organize the coat check room, handle cash payments.

  • Workshop Assistant:

  • Ensure that artists are aware of the time left in each workshop. Ensure that all the technical equipment is functioning correctly.

  • Backstage wrangler:

  • Ensure that artists are ready and lined up for their performances. Direct them backstage and answer questions when needed.

  • Set up/Clean up: 

September 2019-Festival Weekend

Why Volunteer for The Ottawa Bachata Festival?

  • Get an inside look at how a dance festival is organized and brought to life

  • Meet artists, vendors, and dancers from other cities across Canada and the U.S.

  • Be part of a fun, passionate team of fellow volunteers

  • Enjoy access to workshops, live shows, and hours of social dancing