Kelowna Volunteers Needed
The 55+ BC Games is just around the corner and we are in need for more than 1,500 volunteers to make this experience as wonderful as possible for all involved.
Volunteering with the games is a great way to make new friends, give back to your community, and gain valuable experience and strengthen your career network. Some of the key areas and roles we are looking to fill are listed below. Don’t know what you want to do or where you fit in? Register on our volunteer portal, tell us a bit about yourself and your skill set, and we will help match you up with the right department.
You can also visit us at our office at 1940 Underhill Street, or call our office at 250-826-4811 and our team will be happy to get you signed up!
Volunteer & Win!
Win this Electric Bike!
Volunteer for a minimum 4-hour shift and you will be entered to win this fully loaded Pedego Boomerang Plus Electric Bike!
The Pedego Boomerang Plus is the most accessible electric bike ever. The ultra low, 9” step thru frame makes riding fun and easy for more people.
- A whisper quiet, 500 watt motor delivers best in class acceleration and hill climbing
- 48V 15AH Battery with premium LITHIUM ION 18650 CELLS; innovative Smart Bike Technology including a bluetooth connected smartphone app and auto sleep function.
- PedalSense®- Twist-and-go throttle, 5 levels of pedal assist, and LCD display with USB charger
- Soft saddle with a suspension seatpost for extra cushioning where it counts.
- Built-in bell , and front and rear lights for your safety and convenience
- “Mag” wheels- ultra light, carefree and look great!
Games Office Personnel
Receptions and general office duties for one to two shifts per week (shift is 4 hours) from July 1 to the end of September
Volunteers will be part of the Medals Presentation Team – involves preparation of kits prior to the games, training, and on-site medal presentations during the games
The Hosts act as Games ambassadors during the games – prior to the games there will be training and preparations
Volunteers interested in the environment can work with our Green Team to help participants and spectators recycle effectively
Volunteers are needed to assist with the set-up of signage and lanes, seat spectators, and to help coordinate the Parade of Participants into the Opening and Closing Ceremonies from the Marshalling venue
Volunteer photographers are needed to help capture the games in action and document all medal ceremonies and events. Hobbyists are welcome to join the fun as we will be looking for some 30+ photographers over the games week!
It’s the entire point of the games and simply cannot happen without people like you! There are some 30+ sports and events taking place in Kelowna, from lawn bowling and curling to ice hockey and triathlon. Pick the sport that you love and know or volunteer to experience something new, like 8-ball or horseshoes!