Welcome to the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra

The Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra is a not-for-profit organization that presents over 80 live concerts to more than 100,000 people each season to fit all musical tastes, from classical giants to rock and roll hits and family favourites. The Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra serves as an active leader in the community, reaching over 20,000 people yearly throughout Southern Alberta by providing educational performances and outreach opportunities for students, seniors, and other charitable organizations. “Our mission is to create vibrant live orchestral music experiences that inspire, enrich and entertain. To deepen our connection with Calgary through relevant education and community programs and to create an open, mutually respectful community of staff, musician, stakeholders and volunteers through which we nurture a spirit of pride, tradition and shared values.” If you are interested in volunteering with the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra and helping us achieve our mission while gaining a wonderful orchestral experience, we invite you to complete this form.

Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra Volunteer Profile

Contact Details

Please note: Most information is shared by email.

*Age Range: Under 1818-2930-3940-4950-5960-6970+


Time Availability

*Weekdays: MorningAfternoonEvening

*Weekends: MorningAfternoonEvening

Any comments or information that you would like to share with us that could affect your volunteer work (timewise)?


Emergency Contact


Your occupation, knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience

To gain a better understanding of your personal interests and the value you can bring to our organization please provide the following information:

*Your education and training:

Please indicate with a check mark your skills and abilities:

Comfortable with raffle sales; confidence to sell at least 5 raffle tickets per concerts (even during tough financial times)
Comfortable interacting and approaching people
Comfortable working with kids (must have a police check certificate)
Excellent interpersonal & communication skills
Ability to establish and maintain trust and confidentiality
Friendly and outgoing personality, positive attitude, willing to engage with others
Proactive, reliable and punctual
Team spirited and cooperative
Comfortable standing for long periods of time
Driven, totally committed to success
Able to lift moderate to heavy materials
Goal-oriented with ability to work independently and manage changes
Feel comfortable using technology (computers, office equipment and devices)


Previous volunteer experience:

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How did you hear about Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra Volunteer Opportunities?

Why would you like to volunteer for the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra?


Volunteer Opportunities at Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra


Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra Office

Filing/Data entry/Assembling Packages/Mail Outs
Calling music teachers and providing information about our Education Series Program
Helping with Computer Projects (excel, word, preparing mail merges and labels, databases, name tags, among others)
Sending emails, making calls and giving information to our patrons
Stuffing envelopes

Concerts and outreach activities

Helping with Will Call
Promoting our concerts and events
Selling raffle tickets
Greeting buses and directing crowds
Transporting banners and collateral materials to different venues

Special Events

Greeting guests and helping with registration
Managing the coat check
Helping with our silent/live auctions
selling raffle tickets
Set up / tear down

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