Sakyong’s Visit: Getting Involved

The Sakyong is coming to town on November 17-18 and we are looking for help!

Volunteering

We are looking for community volunteers to help out on the following teams:

Marketing – helping with any general marketing tasks, putting up posters and handing out flyers around town

Culture and Decorum – helping with the general atmosphere and design of the event, finding the items needed to create an uplifted atmosphere

Dorje Kasung – acting as a court guard or event guard

Ikebana – create flower arrangements for the event, volunteers need to have some experience doing Ikebana

Set up and take down – helping with moving items needed before and after the event

Ushers – helping people find their seats during the event, create a warm and friendly environment

Registration – help people register and pay for the even upon arrival, answering questions

AV Assistant – helping with any AV needs during the program

Runners – available during the program to go and pick up any thing that may be needed, volunteers need to have a car for this role

There will be 45 discounted event tickets for volunteers. Additional volunteers will have to pay full price. Please indicate in your application if you would like a discounted ticket and we will let you know. The discounted tickets will be offered on a first come first serve basis.

We cannot guarantee that all applicants will be placed with their first choice for volunteering but we will do our best.

If you are interested in helping out with the event please fill out this volunteer application form and we will get back to you!