Join the Flock

The Vancouver International Bird Festival (VIBF) is looking for a few individuals who have a passion for service, a keen interest in enhancing nature experiences for the public and who are willing to volunteer to make the Festival a success.


  • Volunteers must reside in Greater Vancouver
  • Be 19 years of age old or older
  • Be responsible, flexible, organized, interested in nature
  • Have transport to and from the Vancouver Convention Centre and other City venues
  • Have good English language skills
  • Festival experience and the ability to speak languages additional to English are added assets
  • Tell us a bit about yourself and we will try to find the right fit for you!

Volunteer Positions

  • Providing information to the public at the Vancouver Convention Centre
  • Assisting delegates and the public to and from events around the City
  • Ticket scanning and access control of crowds at events
  • Assistance with photo contest delivery, set up and voting
  • Assisting the Festival team to organize events
  • Merchandise sales
  • Photography of Festival events

You will receive a festival t-shirt and identity badge and have free access to many Festival events.

If this opportunity interests you, please contact us before July 1, 2018 for an application form at volunteers@vanbirdfest.com. Once you receive an acceptance notification, we will arrange a meeting and you will be assigned a shift date and time, and provided with information on a briefing and orientation session.

Thank you for your generous support of the Vancouver International Bird Festival!