Volunteers Needed

The Hastings Waterfront Festival is organized and run completely by volunteers!  We're looking for volunteers to help out with various activities during the festival.  For more information, please contact info@hastingsvillage.ca.

Festival Greeter

Saturday ~ 10am-7pm

Welcome guests as they enter the festival, distribute festival schedule flyers, answer questions, provide direction, collect donations.

Family Fun Zone

Saturday ~ 10 am - 4pm

Oversee various children’s activities and assist children as needed
Volunteers will be assigned to areas as needed

HRA Food Booth

Saturday ~ 10am-7pm; Sunday ~ 9am-2pm

Cooks/grillers - experience not required, we’ll train you
Order Takers - take customers food orders and money then communicate to chefs
Servers - pass food and drinks from chefs to customer and assist chefs as needed
Floater - fill drink cooler, condiments, utensils, napkins, clean tables

Beer Tent

Saturday ~ 11am - 11pm; Sunday ~ 11am - 4pm

Bartender - must have valid Smart Serve; bar set up and clean up;
Ticket Sales ~ selling of beer and spirits tickets to patrons

Recycling and Garbage

Saturday & Sunday

Periodically roam the event venue and collect recycling and trash from full bins replacing with a clean bag; take full bags to big trash bin and recycling to recycling area

Festival Set Up and Take Down

Friday ~ 12pm - 4pm, Saturday 7am - 10am, Sunday ~ 2pm - 5pm

Assist with tent set up, recycling bin set up, set up of HRA food booth, and wherever areas require assistance
Assist with take down and clean up at the conclusion of the festival.

Antique and Classic Car Show

Sunday ~ 7am-2pm

Entrance Greeter
Parking & Traffic Control - direct show entrants where to park and register
Registration - assist with registration of the entry cars


Saturday ~ 10am - 7pm; Sunday ~ 9am - 3pm

Assist festival committee with jobs/errands as requested
Relieve other volunteers for breaks as required

Join us at the festival
Lots to see and do
Fun for all ages
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