Event Day Jobs

About TEDx 

In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TED has created a program called TEDx. TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At our TEDxAbbotsford event, live speakers will spark deep discussion and connection. individual TEDx events, including ours, are volunteer-led and self-organized.


About TEDxAbbotford

This will be TEDxAbbotsford's third event. We have steadily grown over the last few years and are very excited about this year's event! TEDxAbbotsford was started by a family of Abbotsfordian (and a swissite) who wanted to make a difference in our community.

This is your chance to join the movement of inspiration and change.

Event Day - General Volunteer       

Event Day Team


Half event day 6-8 hours, plus pre meeting 



Position Summary:

Its the big day and it takes a lot of dedicated volunteers to pull it off. On event day we need specific volunteers as well as general volunteers. As volunteers, you will help your lead with whatever needs doing, from general tasks to mingling with partners. 



Responsibilities of this role include but are not limited to:

  • Running tasks

  • Mingling with attendees

  • Communication with team members

  • Assisting at booths and displays

  • Sign in table

  • Set up or take down

  • Food table 

  • Drink table

  • Attending TEDx meeting when needed

  • An estimated 6 - 8 hours of work event day plus meeting prior to the event



The ideal candidate will be proactive with excellent communication skills.

  • Works well as a team

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Organized



TEDxAbbotsford values their volunteers and a few ways we like to show it are:

  • A unique and exciting work environment 

  • A great way to connect and network

  • Gain valuable skills and experience

  • Get volunteer hours

  • Thank you party after the event

  • TEDx volunteer certificate

  • Team merch


To Apply

To apply, please fill out the form attached here.




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© 2019 by TEDxAbbotsford. This independent TEDx event is operated under license from TED. 
The event is organized under the Canada Pacific Foundation for Science, Technology & Innovation