Volunteers Needed - Get Involved! (Burlington's Sound Of Music Festival)

Burlington, ON (May 23, 2013) Sound of Music Festival needs your help.

Sound of Music Festival needs people like you. The Festival is looking for energetic, fun volunteers to help with this year's festival. The Festival comes together with the help of over 800 volunteers, in 12 different areas, and 35 activities, there is sure to be something for everyone. Most importantly, the FREE festival could not happen without you.

All volunteers are welcome, from the age of 14 onwards. The schedule varies from 3 to 8 hours in duration and can be ranged or modified to fit the volunteer's schedule. Sound of Music Festival also offers many different volunteer options and we can also accommodate small groups or businesses looking to work together. Be sure to check the online registration system at soundofmusic.ca/volunteers to see all the exciting volunteer options available, as well as information guides.

Sound of Music Festival is in need of volunteers for our award winning Eco-Team and Licensed Areas. The eco-team helps keep our Festival green and is responsible for sorting litter, compost and recyclable materials. Licensed Areas are in need of Smart-Serve certified volunteers. Sign up for a shift today!

GET INVOLVED - As a volunteer you will be helping out a fantastic FREE community. Volunteers are able to see the "behind the scenes" of the Festival, and meet new friends. Volunteers receive a t-shirt and food coupons while volunteering. You can also obtain 40 hours of volunteering to satisfy high school graduation needs. There are awards given to our top volunteers. Finally, the Festival awards two, $500 bursaries annually to students who are enrolled in a post-secondary institution for fall admission. The successful recipients will be asked to attend a presentation ceremony. For more information please check soundofmusic.ca/volunteers.

June 13th to 16th, 2013 will mark Sound of Music Festival's 34th year. Every year in June, Burlington comes alive with Canada's Largest Free Music Festival. Over 200,000 people come to enjoy the biggest annual gathering of music by the lake and enjoy free concerts spanning all genres. Through the generosity and support of sponsors and the dedication of over 800 volunteers, the event continues to be free for music lovers of all ages.

For more information visit soundofmusic.ca or call the Festival Hotline 905.333.6364.