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Urban Arts Summer Camp Manager (summer position)

Availability – June 1, 2022 (3-month contract)

GlobalFest is seeking a candidate for our Urban Arts Summer Camp Manager, specific to the coordination and delivery of our 4-week long youth summer program MySummerJourneyYYC.

The Urban Arts Summer Camp Manager will work closely with the COO of GlobalFest and the camp artistic team in the coordination of the program based on the program model that was very successfully delivered in 2019.

This is a fixed term contract and as an external contractor, a formal agreement will be entered into outlining the various, duties, responsibility, and deliverables.

The successful candidate will have an experience in youth programming, recreation, project management and directly working with youth.  

Wage: $25.00/hour

Work Day: 8 hours

Term: June 1 – August 31, 2022   


Volunteer Opportunities

In addition to the summer festival, GlobalFest and OneWorld host a variety of events around Calgary throughout the year. Let us know if you would like to be on call for these opportunities.

Golf Tournament – Save the Date!

GlobalFest’s 6th Annual Golf Classic has been announced for Monday, June 20, 2022 and we’ll be opening up volunteer applications Monday 23 May.

WHERE • Muirfield Lakes Golf Course, 612 Muirfield Lakes, Lyalta AB
WHEN • 12:00PM – 6:00PM

For more details, please reach out to our Volunteer Coordinator, Cydney at or (403) 569-9679


GlobalFest @ Elliston 2022 – Save the Dates!

Each year, GlobalFest produces a world-class, multi-cultural and international fireworks festival dedicated to celebrating and showcasing Calgary’s cultural diversity.

Wednesday 11 May, we will open applications for various volunteer positions at the Elliston Park event.

Volunteers will be able to contribute to the community while enjoying the sights and sounds of the festival!

What’s in it for you?

  • safe and fun way to experience Calgary’s local festival
  • Meet new people and make some great friends
  • Access to the site for all 5 nights of the festival
  • Festival swag bag
  • A Volunteer Appreciation Celebration to top it all off

Event Information

Dates: August 18, 20, 23, 25 and 27 (5 nights)

Location: Elliston Park – 1827 68 Street SE, Calgary, Alberta


  • All volunteers must commit to a minimum of 3 regularly scheduled nights
  • A virtual or in-person orientation is required prior to attending any shifts at the festival


At this time, in accordance with the provincial guidelines, there are no COVID-19 restrictions in place. This may change in the coming months and we will update our volunteer participation requirements as needed, which may include proof of vaccination, screening or wearing of masks.


Summer Internships

The summer internships are full-time paid positions and run from 2 May to 2 September. All roles have been filled for 2022.

Administrative Coordinator
Marketing & Program Coordinator
Volunteer Coordinator