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Be apart of an amazing cultural experience and volunteer at the Manito Ahbee Festival! Manito Ahbee is recognized as a leader in transforming relationships to share Indigenous culture and heritage with the world. The festival unites both residents and visitors in a spirit of celebration, honouring the Creator and the seven sacred teachings: love, respect, courage, honesty, wisdom, humility and truth.

Volunteers are the heartbeat of Manito Ahbee - Thank you to Manitoba Hydro for their sponsorship of our Volunteer Program and a BIG thank you to all our volunteers. The Board of Governors, staff and organizers of the Manito Ahbee Festival express deep gratitude for all volunteers and supporters who came together to make the festival what it is today


WHAT WE OFFER

  • The opportunity to learn more about the beautiful culture of Indigenous peoples
  • Be apart of a volunteer community and make new friends
  • A volunteer t-shirt 
  • Be recognized for your hard work and commitment at the volunteer appreciation dinner

WHAT WE EXPECT
As a festival team member, we each play an important role in the success of the Manito Ahbee Festival. We encourage the use of the seven teachings; love, respect, courage, honesty, wisdom, humility and truth, in the way we treat one another and deal with every situation. We are required to adhere by the Volunteer Standards of Conduct and to fulfill our responsibilities to ourselves, to others, and to the organization.

AS RESPONSIBLE AMBASSADORS REPRESENTING THE MANITO AHBEE FESTIVAL:

  • Treat everyone with respect
  • Represent the Festival in a positive way
  • Be kind and positive to each other and to the public
  • Contribute to the organizations mission and vision
  • Maintain confidentiality with respect to all Festival information and records

IN ADDITION, WE ASK THE FOLLOWING OF ALL VOLUNTEERS:

  • Smile and have fun
  • Arrive on time and work your committed hours
  • Wear your crew t-shirt and access pass at all times
  • Ensure that you have eaten before your shift
  • Do not be under the influence of drugs and alcohol
  • Do no reserve seating for friends and family
  • Adhere to the Volunteer Standards and Code of Conduct Agreement


For more information, please contact Violet Skye-Thomas, Volunteer Manager by email at volunteers@manitoahbee.com