Barrie Dragon Boat Festival - Site Crew

Our Site Crew Volunteers help implement the logistics of the site. The event requires a large amount of effort to arrange and set up equipment before we open. Tasks could be physically demanding and will require teamwork.

Responsibilities of the Site Crew Volunteers:

  • Set-up and/or tear-down of fencing and other items. Fencing panels weigh 35 pounds. 2 volunteers will work together to carry panels
  • Set-up tables/chairs, move tables/chairs
  • Set-up and or take down tents
  • Set-up and or take down of scaffolding
  • Clean, hang up and take down signage
  • Deliver resources to different festival areas
  • Take inventory of paddles, life jackets, tools, etc.


  • A minimum of 14 years of age
  • Volunteers should be comfortable being physically active for the entire day
  • Working with the public; strong interpersonal skills
  • Volunteers must sign-in at the Volunteer Administration Tent a minimum of 15 minutes before the shift begins 

A volunteer t-shirt and lunch are provided.

*Those who have not volunteered at the Barrie Dragon Boat Festival in the past must also attend a mandatory volunteer orientation that is being held on Wednesday August 7th from 6:30pm - 8pm at the Downtown Branch*

Qualifications Required

  • Current Year Barrie Dragon Boat Waiver Must be Completed

Schedule Summary

This activity generally occurs on

  • Friday - Morning, Afternoon
  • Saturday - Morning, Afternoon, Evening
  • Sunday Morning