Volunteer Recruitment

Give your time, so they can shine!


Click here to apply to volunteer for the 2017 Canada Summer Games.

We’re assembling a team of 6,000 amazing volunteers! We are looking for enthusiastic supporters to assist in accreditation, operations, spectator services, ticketing, transportation, venue teams, and a number of other exciting areas. Behind every exciting moment at the 2017 Canada Summer Games you’ll find our volunteers making the Hottest Summer in Half a Century happen.

Along with experiencing the Games, meeting new people, and bringing the Games to life, volunteers will receive:

  • An in depth volunteer training program which will help expand your professional portfolio
  • An official 2017 Canada Summer Games uniform
  • Meals and refreshments based on shift length
  • The opportunity to be a part of the Hottest Games in Half a Century!

Click here to subscribe to the 2017 Canada Summer Games e-Newsletter to stay up-to-date on Games news, milestone celebrations, and major announcements. 

Have a question? Check our FAQ section below first. Clicking on a question will lead you to its answer.

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the 2017 Canada Summer Games?

How can I apply to be a Games time volunteer?

What if I do not have a working computer to register online?

I have signed up to be a volunteer however have not received any communications from the Games.

If I’ve changed my email or phone numbers, how do I update my volunteer profile?

I’ve registered online, does that mean I am accepted as a volunteer?

Can I volunteer prior to the Games?

What kind of volunteers will you be looking for?

Can my group/organization register as a team together?

How old do I need to be to volunteer?

Can I volunteer if I require a support worker to assist me with performing my Games-time volunteer role?

Is there a language requirement for volunteers?

What volunteer positions will be available?

Why will I be interviewed for my volunteer position?

I already have a Criminal Record Check, will I need to obtain another one?

How will I know if I have been successful in becoming a Games volunteer?

Will I be expected to attend any training sessions?

How will I know when I need to attend the various trainings?

When will I know my detailed schedule of shifts so that I can ensure my availability?

What is the total time commitment in order to be a Games-time volunteer?

I want to volunteer for a specific sport or venue, can that be accommodated?

I want to volunteer as a performer in the Games ceremonies, how do I do so?

I would like to volunteer with my family/friends. Are we able to be assigned to the same venue, role or shift?

How will volunteers be supported throughout the Games?

I signed up for a certain position but have changed my mind, what do I do?

I don’t live in Manitoba, will the 2017 Canada Summer Games pay for my travel or accommodations?

Do volunteers wear uniforms?

What benefits will Games volunteers receive?

What if my circumstances change and I can no longer volunteer with the Games?

Volunteer Timeline

Volunteer Services Recruitment Centre

296 - 240 Graham Ave

Winnipeg, Manitoba

Monday - Friday 9AM-3PM