A Toast to David Manz - Event Support

CAWST is throwing a party in Calgary, and we need your help. The event will be an evening cocktail reception to honour our co-founder, David Manz, who was recently inducted into the Alberta Order of Excellence. This event will be entirely supported by volunteers. Those in event support positions have a choice to help with the bar, reception, security, set up and take down. Read more about the event here.


  • Be friendly and engaging with those who attend the event
  • Arrive on time to the shift you sign up for and fulfill the specified duties
  • Come to an orientation session in advance of the event
  • Experience with CAWST events is appreciated


Set Up (3): December 6, 3 – 6 pm

  • Arrive early and help to clear space in the office for the event
  • Set up signage, seating and information tables
  • Decorate the office
  • Set up guide will be provided

Coat check and runners: December 6, 5:30 – 9 pm

  • Help guests to check their coats
  • Act as a runner and help other positions as needed
  • Tidy up as the event goes on
  • Pass around food
  • From 7 – 8 pm we will need two runners to dress up as our poop and water mascots

Bar (2): December 6, 5:30 – 9 pm

  • Sell drink tickets
  • Serve wine and beer
  • Must have a valid ServePro certification

Security (2): December 6, 5:30 – 9 pm

  • Ensure safety of all guests

Reception (2): December 6, 5:30 – 8 pm

  • Greet guests when they arrive
  • Provide nametags and information about the event

Gift of Water Information Table (3): December 6, 5:30 – 8 pm

  • Share information about the CAWST Gift of Water Campaign
  • Receive donations

Tear down (4): December 6, 8:30 – 10 pm

  • Return office to its natural state
  • Clean up event, return supplies to storage room
  • Take down decoration

Orientation and Training:

  • Volunteers will be briefed in a short meeting just before the event.

Department and Supervision: Public Engagement and Donor Initiatives

Location: CAWST Office, 6020 2 St SE B12, Calgary, AB

Time Requirements:

  • Time requirements depend on the shift time
  • The event is December 6 from 5:30 – 9 pm

Application: If you are already a volunteer and would like to sign up for this position, please contact [email protected] or sign up for a shift here.

If you are new to CAWST, please complete the volunteer sign up form.

Additional comments:

All CAWST volunteers are invited to participate in a 4-day training workshop of their choice after completion of 40 volunteer hours. CAWST welcomes volunteers searching for work experience, and is happy to provide letters of reference to interested volunteers.

Date: 12/06/2018 (Thu.)

Location: CAWST Office B12, 6020 2 Street SE

Created by:   Amanda Deis
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Time (MST) Available Slot
3:00pm - 6:00pm  

Set Up (3)

Help set up signage, seating and info tables and decorate.

All slots filled
Olukayode Osisami
Gina Yee
Mairead Whelan
5:30pm - 8:00pm  

Reception (2)

Greet guests and provide name tags and information

All slots filled
Andrea Walter
Adele Woolsey

Gift of Water Info Table (3)

Share information about the CAWST Gift of Water Campaign, receive donation

5:30pm - 9:00pm  

Coat Check and Runner

Check coats and assist other volunteers as needed


Bar (2)

Sell drink tickets and serve wine and beer. *Must have a ServePro certification


Security (2)

Ensure the safety of guests

1 of 2 slots filled
Benjamin Roesky
8:30pm - 10:00pm  

Tear Down (4)

Event clean up, and return all supplies to storage room


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