Registration for the 2023 Toronto Sleepless Night official volunteer opportunity is now open
This is the eighth year of cooperation between British Lion and the City of Toronto.
Yingshi’s instructors have been leading everyone throughout the process
Interview training from city government volunteers
All the way to actual practical exercises and specific volunteer activity execution
These experiences left each student with precious and unforgettable memories.
This year’s recruitment is about to begin
Lock in your spot, don’t miss it!
Act quickly and sign up to participate!
01. Sleepless Night Activities
Nuit Blanche Toronto Nuit Blanche Toronto is an annual free celebration of contemporary art . For one sleepless night, Toronto transforms into an arts playground, offering an array of exciting art experiences. Since 2006 the event has exhibited 5,200 of many artists 1,490 art installation. In 2023, Nuit Blanche will return to downtown Toronto, Scarborough and Etobicoke .
02. Volunteer position recruitment
Volunterring For Nuit Blanche
Accessibility Assistants Accessibility Assistants
Help escort patrons who use wheelchairs and other assistive devices to accessible areas or entrances to the event. This location is perfect for friendly people who enjoy helping customers with special needs and need to walk.
Artists Assistants Artist Assistants
Assist artists and/or performers in a variety of ways that are unique to each project. Responsibilities may include assisting in the production of a piece. This position is ideal for someone interested in working directly with artists.
Behind-the-Scenes Assistants Behind-the-Scenes Assistants
Help with administrative tasks before and after the event. This position is ideal for those who enjoy assisting in a team environment outside of the public eye.
Information Ambassadors Information Ambassadors
Provide front-line, top-notch customer service to festival visitors by providing information, distributing materials, and answering questions. This position is ideal for a friendly individual with good communication skills who wants to work directly with the public.
Mobile Information Mobile Information Ambassador
Provide top-notch customer service to visitors by handing out materials, answering questions, and giving directions as they stroll through scheduled high-traffic areas. This position is ideal for a friendly individual with good communication skills and high energy who wants to have a lot of interaction with the public.
Willingness to use a personal cell phone and ability to travel long distances with a backpack full of supplies. Ushers provide excellent customer service to festival goers while they wait to view programs and successfully direct lines and provide crowd control. This position is ideal for a friendly person who enjoys being involved in crowd management and is willing to appear confident.
Provide event attendees with unique and diverse assistance on how to interact and engage with the arts. This position is ideal for a friendly individual who wants a lot of interaction with the public and hands-on experience with the arts.
HQ Assistants Headquarters Assistant
Support the Exhibition Area Volunteer Coordinator on sleepless nights. They assist volunteers with sign-in and sign-out, distribute uniform items and assist with basic administrative tasks. This is a primarily seated role.
* Volunteers will receive:
Proof of 12 hours of city government volunteer time
Letters of thanks from city cultural events and mayors
Volunteers in Arts and Culture Toronto (VAACT) Award Recognition.
03. Major art exhibitions
Aga Khan Museum
04.Sleepless night time
September 23, 2023 7:00 pm (Saturday)
Until 7:00 am on September 24 (Sunday)
August 30, 2023 6:30-8:30 pm
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