Volunteer Registration 

Our team of volunteers are at the forefront of H.O.P.E. Volleyball and we’re interested in working with people who are passionate about wanting to make a difference in our community. We are interested in working with YOU! We need YOU, once again, TO HELP US MAKE IT HAPPEN!



Get involved in the World’s biggest one day beach volleyball tournament & help H.O.P.E. Volleyball SummerFest reach its charity fundraising goals!

Below is a list of all the descriptions of the duties involved for each job.

We hope to see you next year in 2023!

  • All HOPE volunteers receive:
    • Orientation and training
    • Special H.O.P.E. volunteer shirt
    • Lunch during your shift
    • Parking pass
    • For those high school students, these hours count towards your 40 hrs of volunteer service!
    • A fun time and the satisfaction of helping a great cause
    • Volunteers under the age of 15 must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Hot 89.9 Bar Service (Friday Evening)
    • Volunteers in the beer garden will be part of a large team selling tickets and serving beer, liquor and refreshments.
    • Note: All Beer Garden volunteers must be 19 years of age or older and should be trained in SmartServe®.
    • ***This is New information regarding Smart Serve Training. If you have already been smart serve trained your pass or licence will expire, Smart Serve has changed these details recently and your smart serve training will have a 5 year life span. So please reach out to Smart Serve to find out what your status is. 
    • You can get your SmartServe® Training online it only takes a few minutes! Go here
  • Site Maintenance Hot 89.9 Bar (Friday)
    • Pick-up garbage and recycling items in the Hot Bar on Friday evening.
    •  All tools needed to perform these tasks will be provided to you
  • Score Keepers Set Up (Friday)
    •  Working with the Score keeper leads on Friday Setting up the tent
    • Preparing clipboards for event day with score sheets, and a pen
    • Using a electric ball pump and inflate the H.O.P.E. volleyballs and Put H.O.P.E. in marker on every ball
    • Set up score boards
    • Set up tables inside the Score Keeper Tent
  • HOT Bar Gate Greeters (Friday evening)

    Working in a buddy system (register with a friend!), Greeter Volunteers fall under the Security Committee and will assist professional security in and around the event site.  The Greeter volunteers provide a visible security presence and help monitor the event grounds and entrances.  Activities and responsibilities include:

    • Greet patrons at gate entrances
    • Visually inspect patrons’ bags at entrances
    • Provide site information and direction;  inform patrons of site regulations
    • Check and verify access passes at service entrances
    • Reporting safety and security concerns to supervisors/professional security/police
  • Court Set-up (Friday)
    • Assemble and install "quick set up nets", poles and ropes
    • Tighten nets, pound stakes, install signs and scoreboards, etc
    • Direction provided by H.O.P.E. Court Set-Up Committee
    • This job is light physical labour
  • Logistics Site Set-Up including Signage (Friday)
    • Set up tables, chairs and signage around the beach
    • Move and position temporary fencing and barricades
    • Direction provided by H.O.P.E. Logistics Committee
    • This job is a light physical labour, closed toed shoes are recommended
    • Hang various H.O.P.E. signage at the gates and other key areas around the sight
  • Site Maintenance
    • Pick-up garbage and recycling items on the beach, in the park and in the surrounding neighbourhood
    • All tools needed to perform these tasks will be provided to you
  • Logistics Site Tear Down Including Signage
    • Tear down tables, chairs and signage around the beach
    • Move and position temporary fencing and barricades
    • Disassemble all nets, poles and rope, and place neatly into their storage bags
    • Remove all numbers from the nets and pack the nets away in their bags
    • Direction provided by H.O.P.E. Logistics Committee
    • This job is light physical labor and closed toed shoes are recommended
  • Greeters
    • Greeter volunteers provide a visible security presence and help monitor the event grounds and entrances.
    • Volunteers will assist professional security in and around the event site and will greet attendees at site entrances, provide site information and directions, and inform attendees of site regulations.
    • Training will be provided during an orientation night before the event.
    • The Greeters will work in a buddy system, so why not bring a friend along?
    • Make your smiling face the first one they’ll see.
    • Greet players and spectators at site entrances, distribute Official Guides, and provide info and directions as required.
  • Volleyball Score keepers – Corporate and Competitive
    • Come on out and blow the whistle.
    • There’s no experience necessary training will be provided
    • For those with volleyball experience, consider Competitive Division refereeing/scorekeeping, where you’ll be in the thick of the action.
    • All courts will have a group coordinator to assist you, and court runners are also available for support.
    • As a Scorekeeper, you will:
    1. Start games on time
    2. Maintain score sheets and ensure games are played according to H.O.P.E. tournament rules
    3. Calculate scores to determine which teams are in the playoffs and inform team captains
  • Court Runners
    • Court runners support the Scorekeepers / and court coordinators by running information, water, equipment, etc. to and from the volunteer Scorekeeping tent
    • Circulate through a designated beach area regularly to ensure needs are being met
    • Assist other H.O.P.E. volunteers to ensure the day is fun for everyone involved
  • Scorekeeping / Support Staff
    • Ready to try out all areas of the Scorekeeping Committee?
    • From Recreation Division Liaison to Information Scorekeeping
    • By signing up for support staff you will be relieving people for breaks and trying out all the positions we have in our committee.
    • You can set up, maintain and close general information desk operating from within the Scorekeeping tents
    • Support the Scorekeeping Committee by fielding general questions from players, visitors, etc.
    • Provide information on tournament rules, how the court winners are determined, playoff schedules, etc.
    • These volunteers will assist in the smooth running of the recreation division by running information, water, equipment, etc. to and from the Score Keepers tent.
    • You could also circulate through a designated beach area regularly to ensure needs are being met and assist other H.O.P.E. volunteers to ensure the day is fun for everyone involved.
    • As well as helping in the scorekeeping tent.
  • Volunteer Tent
    • Volunteers staffing the Volunteer Tent will provide
    • Assistance and information to all other event volunteers (approximately 700).
    • You will register volunteers, hand out T-shirts, lunch coupons and site maps, and help volunteers quickly locate their work area or contact person.
    • You’ll be busy, but you’ll have fun.
  • Information / Registration Booth
    • These volunteers will end up knowing almost everything there is to know about the HOPE Volleyball SummerFest you will:
    • Support the team registration process (morning shift only)
    • Field various questions from visitors
    • Maintain a Lost and Found Maintain a bulletin board of spare players and players wanted
    • Sell concert wristbands and administer age of majority wrist bands (check I.D.'s) for the event bar areas
    • Maintain information booths and help close them at day’s end (afternoon shift only)
  • Food Distribution
    • Volunteers at this station help set up the lunch area and assist in the preparation and distribution of the prepared lunches to volunteers and participants.
  • Food Unloading
    • Your primary duties include unloading items from the refer truck to the food tent.
    • You may also assist in the food tent, distributing lunches to hungry volunteers and players.
  • Beer Garden and HOT 89.9 Lounge

    Volunteers in the beer garden will be part of a large team selling tickets and serving beer, liquor and refreshments.

    Note: All Beer Garden volunteers must be 19 years of age or older and should be trained in SmartServe®.

    ***This is New information regarding Smart Serve Training. If you have already been smart serve trained your pass or licence will expire, Smart Serve has changed these details recently and your smart serve training will have a 5 year life span. So please reach out to Smart Serve to find out what your status is. 

    You can get your SmartServe® Training online it only takes a few minutes! Go here

  • Water Station
    • Volunteers will assist patrons that need instruction regarding operation of water dispenser
    • Keep dispensing area sanitary
    • Fill AquaHaulics water bottles
    • Hand out promo items
    • Best of all, you may even get to cool patrons with a hand held hose. Come join the fun!
* Children aged 15 and under may volunteer when accompanied by an adult guardian, in all areas except the licensed areas. Children aged 16 and above are welcome to volunteer for their school hours in all areas except the licensed areas. Make sure you bring your school volunteer hours form to the volunteer tent when you check in, to get signed.