We’re looking for Winterlude volunteers!

News release

GATINEAU, November 13, 2018

Canadian Heritage is looking for dynamic individuals to volunteer their time for the 41st Winterlude, which will take place from Feb. 1­–18, 2019 throughout Ottawa and Gatineau. Residents of the capital region are invited to join our team of dedicated volunteers.

Take part in this premier winter event in the National Capital Region by giving some of your time. A variety of positions are available, which cater to a wide variety of skills, experiences and time commitments. We invite you to show us your versatility and hospitality, while enjoying an unforgettable experience.

Visit our website for a full list of Winterlude volunteer opportunities and descriptions. If you have any questions, please contact the Canadian Heritage Volunteer Center at 819-956-2626 or go to pch.benevoles-volunteer.pch@canada.ca.


"Each year, hundreds of dedicated volunteers help our Winterlude team ensure that this festival is a memorable and enjoyable event. I encourage you to join us this year. I can assure you that it will be a truly rewarding experience."

- The Honorable Pablo Rodriguez, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Multiculturalism

Quick facts

  • Winterlude takes place each winter throughout Ottawa and Gatineau, thanks to the help of 700 volunteers.

  • To show our appreciation, we have a Volunteer Appreciation Night and provide Winterlude mementos for those volunteering for a minimum of 12 hours.

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For further information (media only), please contact:

Simon Ross
Press Secretary
Office of the Minister of Canadian Heritage and Multiculturalism

Media Relations
Canadian Heritage

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