March 29, 2018

Vancouver Design Week

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Vancouver Design Week

Call for Volunteers:

Dates May 7th-13th 2018


We are looking for passionate, energetic individuals with an interest in design and supporting exciting new community initiatives and events


What is Vancouver Design Week?

  • Vancouver Design Week (VDW) is the city’s official interdisciplinary design festival
  • VDW’s mission is: to increase awareness of and appreciation for design, design process and the pervasive impact design has on important social and cultural issues; and to create an informed, inclusive (and inspiring!) participatory platform for engaging them.
  • This years theme is IMPACT and will focus on the impact that design has on our lives and how it can be a powerful tool to make the world a better place.
  • Dates May 7th-13th 2018

Why Volunteer?

Vancouver Design Week is a great opportunity to:

  • Learn about design
  • Get involved with the Vancouver Design Community
  • Make connections within the design community
  • Be part of a super fun, Vancouver wide, community event


As a volunteer you will receive:

  • A free 1 year Vancouver Design Foundation Membership
  • A cool VDW t-shirt


Volunteer Roles

  • Design Parties (set-up/takedown, registration)
  • Design Tastings/Design Spaces/Design Studios
  • Design Events
  • Design Landmarks
  • Design


If you’re interested go to the Vancouver Design Week website and fill out our volunteer form, or email our volunteer coordinator Alison Gray at 

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