Volunteer

**Due to the COVID-19 situation we will not be able to determine how many in person events we will be hosting until closer to the summer months. The Manitoba government will be be issuing health and safety guidelines for all events indoor or outdoors We will require volunteers for our 2021 Festival and will post information here as we know it. **  

Are you interested in volunteering at the Icelandic Festival of Manitoba?

  • Form Sign-up - Fill out the form on the page below for more information on volunteering and to sign-up for events not listed on our online sign-up page.
  • Signup Online - Using the signup.com button below. Events include Vingólf Beverage, 50/50 Draw and the Running Races.

View Volunteer Opportunities on SignUp.com

Become a Festival Ambassador

Calling all Islendingadagurinn enthusiasts! Become the face of the Icelandic Festival, and volunteer as a Festival Ambassador. You will direct visitors to the Gimli Park,Vendor Village or show them the best food vendor or where to find parking. You'll be able to tell them what time fireworks start, and where the best spots are to watch them from.

We are looking for 3 hour shifts (you can sign up for a single shift of as many as you would like to do).

Saturday

  • 10:00 AM until 1:00 PM
  • 1:00 PM until 4:00 PM
  • 4:00 PM until 7:00 PM

Sunday

  • 10:00 AM until 1:00 PM
  • 1:00 PM until 4:00 PM
  • 4:00 PM until 7:00 PM

Monday

  • 10:00 AM until 1:00 PM
  • 1:00 PM until 4:00 PM

Every Icelandic Festival Ambassador will receive a free Ambassador T-shirt, Festival Program and training at the volunteer meeting the evening of Friday of August long weekend from 7:00 PM until 8:00 PM.

Meet great people and help Gimli’s visitors make their way around the town and the festival.

If you are interested call the Festival’s Volunteer Coordinator at (204) 642-7417 or drop into the festival office at 107-94 1st Avenue in Gimli, Manitoba.