Volunteer Registration

Thank you for your interest in supporting this year’s Gift of Time gala!

Please indicate below your first and second choice of role for the evening and note that roles and responsibilities may shift and change as we get closer to the Gala. Most roles also include some other duties as assigned or you may be asked to support in another area once your primary role has been completed.

COVID Safety

The health and safety of our guests and volunteers is our top priority so we will be strictly adhering to all Provincial Health Office guidelines. You must be fully vaccinated in order to volunteer at this event. Proof of vaccination must be provided in advance. Please upload your documentation via the form below or email it to [email protected].

Volunteers will also be provided with a mask to wear for the duration of the event. Thank you for understanding and helping us keep our our children and families and our Gift of Time community safe.

Some roles require the use of technology

Please note that the roles related to registration, raffle sales, and silent auction require the use of technology so please be sure you will be comfortable using tablets and new software before signing up for one of these roles.


The majority of roles start at 4:00pm and will end between 10:30pm-1:30am. We also offer a late shift starting at 9:00pm for those who can’t make it for an earlier start time or simply want to help with the post-event rush and clean up.

Volunteer Orientation

This year’s orientation will take place at 5:30pm on Thursday, October 21 at the Parq Vancouver. The orientation is mandatory for all volunteers to ensure you receive proper training on our COVID-19 protocols.


We will connect with you as we get closer to the event with and all of the details you’ll need to know for the Gala!

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Alex Rios at [email protected]

Enjoy it Now Wine Program

Objective: To provide an efficient and seamless wine purchase experience while making guests feel appreciated and valued.

Positions include:

  • Checkout volunteers
  • Inventory volunteers
  • Wine runners (must have valid Serving it Right)

Silent Auction Host

Objective: To support guests with registering and placing bids on their their mobile phones, making the process effortless.

Directional Volunteer

Objective: To make Gift of Time guests feel welcome, important, and appreciated by warmly greeting them and ushering them into the event efficiently.


Objective: To make Gift of Time guests feel welcome, important, and appreciated by warmly greeting them and ushering them into the event safely and efficiently. This year, Registration volunteers will also scan and confirm BC Vaccine Cards.

Table Host

Objective: To ensure guests have a stress-free evening because they never have to wonder where to find information.

Volunteer Room

Objective: To greet and check in volunteers & staff for the event and ensure the volunteer room is kept secure.

Auction Pick up

Objective: To move guests through the payment and pick up process as efficiently as possible, while making them feel appreciated for their support of Canuck Place.

Raffle Sales

Objective: To make guests aware of and excited about the incredible raffle prize and guide them through the ticket purchase process.

Photo Booth (FULL)

Objective: To guide guests through the photo booth process and support the event photographer with hanging photographs once printed.

The available photo booth positions for 2021 have been filled. 

Late Shift (9:00pm start)

Objective: To arrive later in the evening to relieve some of the early-starters and support with auction pick up, clean up, etc.

Gift of Time Volunteer Registration

  • Please note, many positions are now full. All roles listed below are still available.
  • All roles listed below are available.
  • Serving it Right is not required, just beneficial.
  • Please note: Team Captains will be required to attend an additional training session prior to the orientation, and then train their teams at the volunteer orientation in October.
  • Volunteers are strongly encouraged to attend the orientation to ensure you are fully prepared for your role.
  • We kindly ask that you only attend this event if you are feeling well and are fully vaccinated by the date of the event. You must have your second dose on or before October 15th. Thank you for your support and understanding!
  • Max. file size: 8 MB.
    Please upload your vaccination documentation here, or email it to [email protected] no later than October 18.
  • Thank you for your interest in volunteering at the Canuck Place Gift of Time Gala!






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