Want to be a Volunteer?
Become a Volunteer at Can-Am!
Join the Can-Am team and experience Can-Am as a volunteer! If you are coming to the show and would like to earn your way in, we could certainly use the help! We require a minimum of a four-hour shift per person. One four hour shift equals one-day pass in. The Can-Am Information Booth, Ushers, Parking Assistants, and Horse Security are some of the positions available to see Can-Am from the inside.
VOLUNTEER JOB DESCRIPTIONS
ARENA / RING TRAFFIC
Responsible for moving any equipment, jumps or props required by Clinicians, Demo riders into and out of the arena. May be asked to help moving horses to and from the stabling area. Ensure paths are clear for horses and riders from warm up ring and breeds ring into show ring.
ENTRANCE GATE GREETER & WELCOME
Responsible for taking tickets and stamping hands for re-entrance, checking armbands and/or existing stamps to ensure everyone has paid admission. Responsible for handing out Show Programmes and answering any questions regarding schedules of clinicians, demonstration times and/or breed locations in buildings.
EVE. EXTRAV USHERS/TICKET TAKERS
Take tickets before the Evening Extravaganza shows. Patrol the show ring area. Control audience and ensure everyone is seated during performances or clinics. Ask people to stay seated until there is a break in performances, as to not distract riders or clinicians. Answer questions about shows, clinics and seating. Walkthrough bleachers before and after show ring clinics and pick up any lost belongings and garbage to be thrown out.
Ensure that scheduled times are followed by presenters. Sit in on lectures. Give presenters a 10 minute warning to let them know that the next lecture will be beginning soon.
Arrive 1 hour before show opening and direct drivers and vendors to appropriate spots.
** Responsibilities can be changed or amended by management as necessary **
** FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH CAN-AM REGULATIONS WILL RESULT IN WITHDRAWL OF WRISTBAND **
We would like to thank you in advance for investing your time to make the Can-Am All Breed Equine Expo a success. Your contribution is greatly appreciated and is an integral part of making the Can-Am All Breed Equine Expo runs smoothly. Please remember, in accepting a position as a Volunteer, we are counting on you to do the assigned job and to fulfill all the days you signed up for.