Saturday, October 30 | Parq Vancouver
39 Smithe Street, Vancouver
(Volunteer Room: Granville Room)

Volunteer Information

Thank you for committing your time and talent to this year’s Gift of Time Gala! To make this event a success we require the support and hard work of over 50 volunteers and we are so grateful that you are joining us. It’s going to be a great evening!

Volunteer Orientation

Our Volunteer Orientation was held on Thursday October 21, 2021 via Zoom from 5:30pm – 6:30pm.

Please click the link below to view the recording:

Access Passcode: GOT2021!

COVID Protocols

All COVID-19 recommendations and orders for healthcare facilities made by the Province of BC for will be strictly adhered to.

We kindly ask that you only attend the orientation and volunteer for Gift of Time if you are feeling well and are fully vaccinated. 

General Event Day Info


The Volunteer Room is the “Granville Room” located in the JW Marriott Parq Vancouver’s conference level. From the lobby, proceed to the elevators to the left and down the hall from the Honey Salt Restaurant, and select the conference/ballroom level in the elevator. You can then proceed to the Granville Room.

On the event night please arrive half an hour before you are scheduled to start. Dinner will be served twice, at 4:30pm and 6:00pm. The volunteer schedule indicates which dinner service you are assigned to. A late-night snack will also be served at 10:00pm.


Please wear all black. You will be required to wear a mask throughout the event and Canuck Place will provide one for you. Comfortable black shoes are recommended, as you will be on your feet for most of the evening!


Transit or carpooling is suggested. If you will be driving, please self-park in Parq’s underground parkade. You are responsible to pay for your own parking if you decide to drive to the venue.


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


Volunteers are not permitted to drink alcohol at the Gift of Time.


All COVID-19 recommendations and orders for healthcare facilities made by the Province of BC will be strictly adhered to at Parq Vancouver.

We kindly ask that you only volunteer for Gift of Time if you are feeling well and are fully vaccinated.

Volunteer Schedule

Please find the schedule below, but please understand that it is an active document – we may have to make changes up to the last minute. We are doing our best to accommodate everyone’s preferences and will do our best to update you on any new changes that may affect you. Thank you for understanding and being flexible and accommodating!

Gift of Time Volunteer Schedule

*last updated: October 22, 2021

Please note: if you have been assigned to support Registration/Vaccine Verification, we do require you to download the BC Vaccine Card Verifier App on your personal device. It does not store information, but is required to verify vaccine proof. If you do not want to download this app, please let us know as soon as possible and we will reassign you.


Role Descriptions

Please review the role description(s) below that pertain to your scheduled role(s) as outlined in the schedule above (coming soon).

Enjoy It Now Wine Program

Ballroom Greeters

Raffle Sales


Silent Auction Host

Auction Pick Up

Table Hosts


If you have any questions please contact:

Alex Rios
Manager, Volunteer & Support Services
e: [email protected]
p: 604-742-3484

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