Christmas on the Peninsula

Help wanted


Before the Festival

We are URGENTLY seeking a Festival Assistant on a small contract- you can find the job description here

200 Volunteers needed to put on the Christmas on the Peninsula Festival.

Every year over 200 volunteers are needed and as we often do not have enough and then the organising team sometimes gets overloaded, so would you be able to help? Even if you are not sure, could you please contact us to find out more about the work we need to get done? Where needed, training will of course be provided.

3 weeks before the Festival:

10 volunteers @ 2 hours each distributing posters to businesses and organizations on the Semiahmoo Peninsula.

6 days before the Festival + Sunday after the Festival:

5 teams of two people each (or one person?) @ 2 hours putting up lawn signs at street crossings at the Semiahmoo Peninsula on Sunday a week before the event and taking down same Sunday after the event.

1 day before the festival (Set-up day Friday) (9 am – 12 noon incl. lunch) + Festival day 6pm – 8 pm:

5 volunteers @ 1 hour to transport equipment from/to U-Lock

8 volunteers @ 2 hours to erect frames /take down frames

4 volunteers @ 2 hours set up/take down tables & chairs and put on/take off tablecloths

10 volunteers @ 3 hours put up/take down decorations

1 day before the festival (Set–up day Friday) + First Saturday in January:

2 volunteers @ 1 hour assisting Set-up/takedown of nativity display in Lobby, White Rock Community Centre

On Festival Day Saturday November 25th

Russell Mews North and South Barricades Times: 7am – 9:30 am, 9:20 am – 12 noon, 12 noon – 2:30 pm, 2:30 pm -5 pm  

8 Teams of 1 – 2 people, each group volunteers @ 2 1/2 hour in the morning or afternoon do Russell Mews Barricade manning, making sure no cars park on Miramar Village Plaza. Volunteers may sit in their cars and come out when somebody wants to drive through the barricade with their car.

10 am – 11 am + 6 pm – 7 pm:

6 volunteers to put up/take down tents and decorate with garlands and red bows.        

Carolling groups singing 12 pm – 2 pm or 2 pm – 4 pm.

8 groups each of approximately 3-6 people singing at/outside various events venues Just love for singing is required and lots of breaks taken going from place to place. A shuttle bus is used for transport to and from Five Corners.

3: 30 pm – 4:30 pm

People with SUVs/pickup trucks with hitch to drive utility trailers in Christmas parade. If no car with a hitch, you may still be needed.

3:30 pm– 4:20 pm:

8 new marshals to team up with eight experienced marshals to do traffic control on the Christmas Parade route.

Please contact Liv Butow at 604-542-3776 or by email liv@butow.com