General Info

THANK YOU in advance for your time, energy, and support of the Gift of Love Gala!  We’re very excited for this event and are so glad you can join us. We really couldn’t do it without you!

GIFT OF LOVE ORIENTATION: Please click the following link to attend the scheduled Volunteer Orientation happening on Wednesday, February 13th, from 5:30 to 6:30PM. The webinar will be recorded for those of you who cannot attend, and will be provided on this page on February 14th. Volunteer Orientation Webinar Recording

Please review the Volunteer Schedule and Volunteer Orientation documents below and let Lisa So know if you have any questions you have about your role. Please note that this information may change in the lead up to and even during the event. We appreciate your flexibility!

CAPTAINS: Captains are required to provide a short tour and orientation to their volunteers at the event so please be sure to arrive by in time for the 4:00pm tour. We’ll ensure you have everything you need to train your team.

ARRIVAL TIME & FOODThe volunteer room will open at 3:45pm and dinner will be served at 4:30pm so please be sure to arrive with enough time to eat and meet your Captain before your shift. There will be a snack at 9:30pm.

SCHEDULE CHANGES: The schedule is an active document. We are doing our best to accommodate everyone’s preferences and will update you on any changes. that may affect you.

ROLES: General role descriptions can be found below.

DRESS CODE: Please wear formal black. Comfortable shoes are recommended as are layers to keep you warm as the venue can get chilly in areas.

PARKING: There is limited free parking at the arena in lot 2a, which is accessed off of College Drive. See the volunteer orientation package for a map of where to park and enter the building.

SECURITY:  There will be someone in the Volunteer Room at all times, so valuables will be safe.

ALCOHOL: Volunteers are not permitted to drink alcohol at the Gift of Love.

This event would not happen without all of you. On behalf of the children and families on our program: THANK YOU AND HAVE FUN!

If you have any questions in advance of the orientation or event, please don’t hesitate to contact Lisa So at [email protected].


Volunteer Orientation – updated on February 20

Volunteer Schedule – updated on February 20

Gift of Love FAQs


Coat Check


Raffle Sales

Registration Volunteers

Silent Auction Host

Silent Auction/Centrepiece Pick Up

Table Host

Volunteer Room