The Sam Centre Volunteer Program Committee delivers exceptional, year-round experiences for visitors to the Sam Centre by recruiting, training and operationalizing a diverse, passionate, and dedicated volunteer base that demonstrates remarkable western hospitality and helps to bring Stampede stories to life.

Specific Activities

  • Design and maintain a volunteer program to achieve Sam Centre objectives.

  • Promote Sam Centre volunteer opportunities in the community.

  • Recruit, select, onboard and train volunteers on an ongoing basis to meet the Sam Centre’s evolving operational needs and deliver exceptional guest experiences.

  • Develop and maintain Sam Centre volunteer policies, procedures, training resources, and other materials.

  • Implement a program to recognize and retain volunteers, creating a community of engaged volunteers who feel valued.

  • Leverage the already existing Event Volunteer Committee platform for scheduling and engagement.

  • Collaborate with Sam Centre management and staff to identify operational needs and schedule volunteers.

  • Work with Calgary Stampede and Calgary Stampede Foundation staff to manage risk and liability.

  • Monitor and evaluate volunteer program success.

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