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SECRET LANTERN SOCIETY VOLUNTEERS

THANK YOU

A big hug and thank you to all our volunteers for your tremendous help and support - this event could not happen without you!

Volunteers are needed in all 4 Vancouver neighbourhoods (Yaletown, Granville Island, Strathcona, and Chinatown) so please choose the one you love best!

Opportunities abound before, during and after so please read through the list below and see where you think you'll have the most fun. Please note that a full description of tasks will be available once you are signed on for a specific neighbourhood.

HOW TO REGISTER TO VOLUNTEER

Click the email link below and register to volunteer with Arlene Viccto, Volunteer Coordinator. Be sure to fill out the form:

Fill out my online form.

volunteer.secretlantern@gmail.com

1) PRE-FESTIVAL: VOLUNTEER LANTERN-MAKING

Roundhouse Community Centre
Throughout December you can learn how to make lanterns for FREE, work with artists and help with a variety of workshop tasks - no experience necessary! Drop in anytime between the hours listed below to volunteer:

Roundhouse Community Centre – 181 Roundhouse Mews @ Pacific Boulevard
Daily Dec 10 - 20
Weekdays 1:00pm - 8:00pm
Weekends 11:00am - 5:00pm

2) THE DAY BEFORE THE FESTIVAL: DECEMBER 20

Please register with our Volunteer Coordinator Arlene Viccto to help create the magic by setting up a venue in your preferred location. Tasks include hanging fabric, lanterns and lights, creating beautiful décor and generally preparing the spaces for the celebration to come!

3) FESTIVAL DAY and NIGHT: DECEMBER 21

Enjoy solstice by helping with this community celebration! Tasks include setting up lantern installations, creating one of the 2 Labyrinths, serving hot chocolate, leading a procession, or celebrating the longest night by staying late to help clean up. Please register with our Volunteer Coordinator Arlene Viccto.

4) THE DAY AFTER THE FESTIVAL: DECEMBER 22

Enjoy the afterglow! We would LOVE to have you come help pack away all the magical bits and pieces at any of our venues or help get them organized at Secret Headquarters (home of the Secret lantern Society). Please be sure to register with our Volunteer Coordinator Arlene Viccto so she can give you the secret password!