Volunteer Registration

2024 Registration Form

If you have any questions, please contact our Volunteer Coordinator at adaka.volunteers@yfnct.ca.

The festival will require 60+ volunteers starting on June 26 running through to July 3. We ask that volunteers be a minimum of 14 years of age and contribute a minimum of 8 hours of their time to the festival (at least two - 4 hour shifts).

All volunteers will be asked to attend our volunteer orientation at the Kwanlin Dun Cultural Centre on Tuesday, June 25 from 6 to 7:30pm (pizza dinner will be provided). Let us know if you are unable to attend and we will provide orientation prior to your first shift.

Volunteer Positions

Front of House

Welcoming and directing festival guests, promoting the Festival program, conducting visitor surveys, keeping count of visitors, checking tickets for ticketed events, and basic administrative support.

Knowledge of Yukon First Nations and communities, as well as a friendly, outgoing personality are assets.


Assisting with organizing artwork for inventory and pricing before and after the Festival, basic gallery security, and conducting sales of gallery artwork.

Gallery, retail, and sales experience is an asset.


Assisting in preparing basic individualized snacks and meals for artists, volunteers, and staff. Assistance with serving and preparing fo4r special events, making coffee and tea, etc.

Food Safe certification is an assest.


Set-up and take-down for the Festival, moving and sanitizing chairs and tables to set-up for performances and events, odd jobs, staff support, and filling in where help is needed.

Some heavy lifting may be required.

Performance and Presentation Support

Assisting with set-up and take-down for different performances on the Main Stage and cultural presentations throughout the building. Assisting with seating Elders, keeping count of visitors, basic security, keeping fire exits clear, and general performance support.

Artist Demonstration Area

Acting as the host in the artist demonstration area. Ensuring that artists have everything they need, directing the public, and giving visitors information on the artists.


Assisting Festival staff with hotel shuttle route, and running errands offsite.

Driver's license required and having own vehicle to use is an asset.

Volunteer Ambassador

Assist the volunteer coordinator in training and orienting new volunteers, introducing new volunteers to staff leads, and determining volunteer needs in different positions.

This position is best suited for our experienced Adäka volunteers! 

Volunteer Expectations