events & projects

St. Catharines Dragon Boat Festival

The Dragon Boat Festival happens annually in July. Each year, this fun event provides both short-term and long-term volunteer opportunities.

Volunteers are needed to sit on the festival's organizing committee, which helps with event preparations and fundraising. The organizing committee meets monthly from January to August.

Volunteers are also needed to help during practice week and on race day with registration, docking, operations and more.

Email the St. Catharines Dragon Boat Festival organizing committee

Pumpkinville

Pumpkinville is the City of St. Catharines' annual fall festival celebrating the season and Halloween. Volunteers are needed to help with a variety of activities, including pumpkin carving, scarecrow building, children's games, facepainting, arts and crafts and parking.

Volunteers must be at least 15 years old and be available for a day-long training and orientation session.

Email the Recreation Co-ordinator for more information

Download the Volunteer Application Form

Market Events

The City of St. Catharines hosts several events at Market Square throughout the year. Events requiring volunteers include:

Canada Day
Santa Claus Parade

Volunteers are needed to help with stage management and project facilitation, event set-up and execution, crowd containment and to act as goodwill ambassadors during eventss

Email the Market and Events Co-ordinator for more information

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