Become a volunteer - Canada Day in Canada’s Capital Region

Year after year, Canada Day in Canada’s Capital Region is a great success thanks to the precious help of volunteers.

Enjoy a fun and rewarding experience by joining our team.

Consult the list below to learn more about volunteer opportunities available to you.

For all sites


  • Hand out Canadian flags or promotional items to the general public.
  • Collect and recycle empty boxes.
  • Bilingualism is an asset (English-French).

Information Officer

  • Inform visitors about Canada Day activities.
  • Bilingualism is required (English-French).

Green Team

  • Fill water bottles belonging to members of the public.
  • Bilingualism is an asset (English-French).


  • Greet artists, other guests and caterer (if applicable).
  • Control access to the reserved area.
  • Offer refreshments and keep the premises tidy.
  • Bilingualism is required (English-French).

Activity Assistant

  • Assist the activity coordinator in preparing the activities.
  • Ensure the smooth running of activities and, if necessary, assist participants.
  • Assist in line-up control.
  • Ensure that the activity area is clean and safe.
  • Bilingualism is an asset (English-French).

Assistant to people with special needs

  • Greet people with special needs.
  • Control access to the reserved area.
  • Bilingualism is an asset (English-French).

Lost children attendant

  • Patrol the site in search of a missing person (parent or child).
  • Follow procedures.
  • Bilingualism is required (English-French).
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The Volunteer Program for Canada Day 2024 is presented by Giant Tiger.

Become a volunteer

To submit your volunteer application, download and save this form on your computer before completing it.

Once the form is completed, please send it:

By email:
By mail:
Volunteer Centre
25 rue Eddy, Suite 100
Gatineau, QC  J8X 4B5

Volunteer application form [PDF version - 1.3 MB]

You must download and save this PDF form to your computer before filling it out.

How to download and open a PDF form

All volunteer application forms are considered. Only successful applicants are interviewed. The selection process includes a criminal record check.


Contact the Canadian Heritage Volunteer Centre by email at or by telephone at 819-956-2626.

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