Volunteer Application

We appreciate your interest in becoming a Volunteer for Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest!

New VolunteerReturning Volunteer

Your Full Name (required)

Your Address (required)

City (required)

Postal Code (required) (ex. N2G3G9)

Your Telephone Number (required) (ex. 5195704267)

Your Email (required)

Your Employment

Are you over 19? YesNo

Do you have:
Driver's LicenseFall ArrestSmart ServePhotography ExpertiseCPRFirst AidWHIMS

Do you have any physical or other needs that should be taken into consideration? YesNo

If yes, please specify:

English: SpokenWritten
French: SpokenWritten
German: SpokenWritten
Other: SpokenWritten

Which Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest committee(s) are you most interested in joining? You may select more than one as space is limited on some committees. Indicate your 1st, 2nd, 3rd choice etc. Generally placements occur between January and August. (required)
A Blooming AffairArchivesCeremoniesCommunity EngagementCulinaryDowntown ProductionF.C.E. - Community PartnershipsFesthallen Operations and AccreditationFestival EntertainmentFestival PromotionsFinanceGemuetlichkeitGerman HeritageHospitalityKWO 5K Fun RunKeg TappingMaypoleMiss Oktoberfest AmbassadorMiss Oktoberfest GalaOktoberfest Car ShowOktoberfest Golf ExperienceOktoberfest MascotsOnkel Hans Food DriveParade (Bands)Parade (Bleachers)Parade (Float Maintenance)Parade (Marshaling)Parade (Production)Parade (Signs)Parade (Sp. Reception/Judges)Parade (Warehouse)Public RelationsSchoolsTreasure HuntVIP ToursVolunteersWomen of the Year

Why are you interested in becoming a Volunteer with Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest? (required)

What skills and experiences can you offer Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest and the committees you have selected? (required)

List current/previous Volunteer experiences (if any):

Do you own any Oktoberfest "Tracht" (costume)? YesNo

If not, are you willing to invest in some? YesNo


Are you willing to supply references? YesNo

Do you know anyone who is currently involved with Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest?
Name & Committee:
Name & Committee:

Release and Permissions
Screening Process - you will be required to complete a police records verification and to update such verification every five years. You must also attend a New Volunteer Orientation seminar.
Undertaking to act in a responsible and safe manner - I hereby undertake and agree to act in a responsible and safe manner at all times, while acting as a K-W Oktoberfest Inc. Volunteer.
Permission to use photographs - I hereby grant to K-W Oktoberfest Inc. and persons acting on its behalf the unrestricted and perpetual right and permission, in respect of pictures or film footage that it, through its photographers and/or contractors, has taken of me or in which I may be included with others, to use, to publish, to broadcast and to authorize a third party to use, publish or broadcast the same in whole or in part, in any and all media now or hereafter known, for the purpose of promotional material.
Right to Refusal - K-W Oktoberfest Inc. reserves the right not to place an applicant.

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