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epiccarnival2018@gmail.com

 

510 Coronation Dr #18, Scarborough,  ON M1E 4X6

Volunteer Opportunities!

Become part of the EPIC Troupe

EPIC Crew

Volunteer Profiles | Promotions “EPIC Crew”

 

Summary of Position: General Promotions and/or Masquerader Recruitment

Duration: Short Term volunteers are working on event promotion for a one month duration to highlight E.P.I.C Carnival events leading up to Carnival.

Summer Term volunteers are working on event promotion for a 3 months duration spanning May – August. These volunteers are responsible for promoting E.P.I.C Carnival events leading up to Carnival as well as recruiting masqueraders for E.P.I.C Carnival at a variety of community events across Toronto.

Responsibilities: Promotions Volunteers are responsible for recruiting of masqueraders and will be given individual promotional codes to track recruitment numbers. Event promotion for Masquerader recruitment at Club/social events

Career Path: Marketing & Advertising, Sales, Customer Service

EPIC Models

Volunteer Profiles |Models

Summary of Position: Modelling Costumes at promotional events

 

Duration: Event Volunteers will be contacted for various events throughout the season.

Career Path: Modelling, Fashion Design, Acting

Customer Service

Volunteer Profiles |Customer Service

Summary of Position: Customer Service

 

Duration: Event Volunteers are flexible to choose between commitments of 1 month or 3 months. Hours of the Mas camp will increase as the carnival approaches.

 

Responsibilities: This role includes assisting with customer service at the front desk of our mas camp. This role will include greeting customers and accompanying to showroom, answer costume and parade inquiries, assisting with the registration process. May occasionally answer phones and have light maintenance duties. 

Career Path: Customer Service, Retail sales

Event Support

Volunteer Profiles | Event Set-up & Staging

Summary of Position: Event Support

 

Duration: Event Volunteers are flexible to choose between commitments of 1 month or 3 months. E.P.I.C Carnival will require dedicated volunteers for staging costumes, hanging banners, truck construction, general event preparation etc. at various season events and the day-of the parade.

 

Responsibilities: This role includes assisting with set-up and tear-down of events leading up to and including Carnival. Leading up to Carnival, this role may include assisting with ticket collection at events, coat-check, and other general event preparation roles. At Carnival, this role will expand to staging, in which dedicated volunteers will assist in the set-up of large costumes and the truck set up for the parade.  

 

Career Path: Event Planning, Customer Service, Project Management

Costume Support

Volunteer Profiles | Costume Support

Summary of Position: Costume Designing, Fitting & Parade Assistance

 

Duration: Event Volunteers are flexible to choose between commitments of 1 month or 3 months.

Long-term Costume Volunteers are preferred for costume construction as this is an ongoing role during the summer. E.P.I.C Carnival will require some of these same dedicated volunteers for parade marshalling. Their experience with costume construction during the summer ensures they are most knowledgeable to assist masqueraders on the road.

Short-term volunteers are welcome to join in costume construction during the summer.

 

Responsibilities: Assist in the design and construction of carnival costumes. Marshal on the week of Carnival to provide costume assistance

 

Career Path: Fashion Design, Production, Customer Service

Relief Marshall

Volunteer Profiles | Parade Marshal, Relief

Summary of Position: Team Support

 

Duration: Volunteer commitments are usually 1 month for this position and are required on the day-of Carnival (and potentially other related events) for parade marshalling.  

Responsibilities: Parade Marshal Volunteers will assist section leaders with their masqueraders.  Jobs include directing masqueraders throughout route, direct to refreshments/food,  act as a runner for Band Team to provide refreshments/food, hold signs if required and provide any relief as necessary for section leaders or other team members.

Career Path: Team Building, Health & Safety, Customer Service

Parade Safety Marshall

Volunteer Profiles | Parade Marshal, Safety

Summary of Position: Safety and Team Support

 

Duration: Volunteer commitments are usually 1 month for this position and are required on the day-of Carnival (and potentially other related events) for parade marshalling.  

 

Responsibilities: Parade Marshal Volunteers will ensure masquerader safety the day of Carnival and provide support as needed for Team members.

 

Career Path: Security, Community Safety, Customer Service

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For any additional inquires please contact our volunteer coordinator at 

epiccarnivalvolunteer@gmail.com