The Society for the Celebration of Montréal's 375th Anniversary seeking 6,000 volunteers for the 2017 festivities

MONTRÉAL, April 11, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - As we mark National Volunteer Week, the Society for the Celebration of Montréal's 375th Anniversary is looking for people who love Montréal and want to take part in this important event in 2017. People of all ages and backgrounds are invited to get involved to fill a number of positions available in hospitality, security and production support. Some 6,000 volunteers will have the opportunity to enjoy a unique and interactive experience at the heart of the action during Montréal's 375th anniversary.

In brief:

  • 6,000 volunteers needed to fill more than 7,000 shifts
  • The Society is looking for people who are:
    • dynamic, polite and possess strong interpersonal skills
    • interested in getting involved in their neighbourhood or major show and activities
    • 18 years of age and older
  • To receive information and register:   

"The Society already counts on the support of more than a hundred volunteers from different backgrounds who are on its board of directors and various committees," explained Alain Gignac, General Manager of the Society for the Celebration of Montréal's 375th Anniversary. "In one year, these people have devoted hundreds of volunteer hours organizing the 375th anniversary. Now, we are extending the invitation to everyone, especially to students, retirees and everyone who loves Montréal to come and celebrate our city's dynamism and get a behind-the-scenes look at the celebrations."

About the Society for the Celebration of Montréal's 375th Anniversary
The Society for the Celebration of Montréal's 375th Anniversary is a non-profit organization whose mission is to organize the 2017 celebrations. With a focus on promoting local expertise, it acts as a catalyst to carry out its mandate: mobilize the community, implement a funding strategy, rigorously manage funding, devise quality programming and ensure visibility of the celebrations. Driven by the desire to build bridges between various stakeholders within the community, it is supported by a board of directors, a board of governors and several committees. It benefits from the support of the Ville de Montréal, the Gouvernement du Québec and 10 Great Montrealers. For more information: 

SOURCE Société des célébrations du 375e anniversaire de Montréal

For further information: Anne Dongois, 514 826-2050,


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