Jade Music Fest Volunteer Form

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The Society of
We Are Canadians Too

Jade Music Fest
Volunteer Opportunity

Jade Music Festival is elevating Chinese-language music in Canada and beyond.

Inviting Chinese-language musics from all over the world and local emerging artists, the festival is ready to sing out loud! Featuring panels, live music showcases, talks, and workshops, be a part of this journey to spotlight underrepresented voices.

We look forward to having you on our volunteer team!

Front of House volunteers are the face of Jade Music Fest! You will be greeting festival attendees and have first look access to the showcases, talks, workshops, and panels. If you like face-to-face interactions with a crowd of music or language-lovers, this is the job for you!

Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Greeting and seating guests
  • Keeping up to date of programming schedule
  • Promoting JMF programming to guests
  • Guiding and directing guests

Backstage volunteers help to make sure things are running smoothly behind the scenes. You will be stationed backstage with the artists and staff as a runner. If you are good with schedules and adapting to changing situations, this is the job for you!

Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Communicating with staff
  • Keeping up to date of programming schedule
  • Stay organized with backstage items

Photographer volunteers will be our eyes throughout the festival! You, equipped with your camera, will have firsthand access to the events and capture all angles of Jade Music Fest. If you know your way around a camera and want to exercise your creativity, this is the job for you!

Note: applicants must upload a portfolio.

Artist Liaison volunteers take care of JMF artists throughout the festival. You will be in charge of keeping their schedule and ensuring their participation in the festival runs smoothly. If you are good with communication and thinking on your feet, this is the job for you!

Note: applicants must upload resume and agree to an interview.

Artist Liaison volunteers take care of JMF artists throughout the festival. You will be in charge of keeping their schedule and helping to translate between Mandarin and English for the artist. If you are good with languages and communication, this is the job for you!

Note: applicants must upload resume and agree to an interview.

Stylist volunteers will be taking care of an JMF artist. You will be helping to take care of their hair and makeup before their events. 

Note: applicants must upload resume and agree to an interview.

Event Runner volunteers will be helping us with pre-festival tasks and be on standby as a runner during events. Flexibility of time and ability to travel through Vancouver is an asset. Tasks might include distribution of flyers to local businesses and venues, and helping with set up at the venues.

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