Volunteers

Volunteers handing out warm drinks to a Birkie

Our Volunteers are Recognized as the Best!

Year after year our skiers extol the virtues of our wonderful volunteers:

  • “…the volunteers were outstanding.”
  • “I am a volunteer and look forward to it each year!!!!”
  • “This is a massive undertaking and I am so proud to live in Edmonton where volunteers are willing to make this world-renowned event happen.”
  • “The volunteer group is always unbelievable! “

It takes approximately 550 volunteers to plan, organize and run the Birkie each year.  Some volunteers work year-round on a committee, while others volunteer several hours on the weekend of the ski events. There are many different areas requiring a variety of skills and interest including marketing, logistics, sponsorship, medical, transportation, food, hosting, timers, registration, trail crew, set-up and take-down crews.

We appreciate that without volunteers, the Birkie won’t happen. As a volunteer, you’ll receive a toque, mitts, or similar token of appreciation and an invitation to the volunteer appreciation evening with food, entertainment and draw prizes.  Our volunteers have fun, meet new people and make new friends.

If you or anyone you know are interested in these or other volunteer positions, please sign up to volunteer!

See a brief description of the variety of other volunteer positions available during Birkie week.


Volunteer Application Form

First Name*
Last Name*
Email Address*
Phone Number*
Other Phone Number
What age group are you?
Have you volunteered for the Birkie before?
What work environment do you prefer?
Is there a specific job or area you're interested in?
Where did you hear about this volunteering opportunity?
When are you available (what day or days, what time of day)?
Are you interested in being a Loppet Chief or Board Member?

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