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Date: Thursday, June 6, 2024

Event Time: 6:30 – 9:00 pm

Location: Calgary Central Library, Patricia A. Whelan Performance Hall

About the Emerald Awards

The Emerald Awards showcase organizations, projects, and individuals across Alberta working to address environmental and climate change issues.

Since 1992, the Emerald Awards have showcased nearly 400 recipients and 900 finalists who are raising the bar in addressing environmental and climate change issues. These environmental awards are the only program in Canada to recognize environmental excellence across a diverse range of sectors.

Volunteer benefits

By volunteering for the 33rd Annual Emerald Awards you’ll not only help us showcase and recognize environmental excellence in Alberta, but you’ll immerse yourself in impactful projects, hear inspiring stories, and connect with like-minded individuals.

Additionally, as a volunteer for the Emerald Awards, you will receive:

  • A complimentary ticket to the awards ceremony
  • Access to the Emerald Award reception where you will:
    • Receive one complimentary drink
    • Connect with environmental leaders and innovators across the province
    • Enjoy complimentary hors d’oeuvres and dessert


Check-in attendant

Number of Volunteers needed: 4

Minimum time commitment: 1 hour (5:30 – 6:30 pm)


Assist Emerald Award guests in checking into the awards ceremony:

  • Record their attendance using Google Sheets
  • Provide them with their nametag and drink ticket


  • Experience using Google Sheets
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
Social media assistant

Number of Volunteers needed: 1

Minimum time commitment: 3 hours (5:30 – 8:30 pm)


Provide live coverage of the Emerald Awards ceremony and reception:

  • Announce recipients using Instagram stories
  • Take candid videos of attendees during the reception (asking questions like “What did you enjoy most about the awards”, etc.)


  • Experience using Instagram stories
  • Excellent interpersonal skills

Get in touch

Want to get involved at the Emerald Awards by becoming a volunteer? Reach out to our Communications & Engagement Specialist, Sabrina at sabrina@emeraldfoundation.ca

The Alberta Emerald Foundation acknowledges and honours the fundamental value and dignity of all individuals and we believe in embracing diversity, equity, and inclusion within our organization. We welcome volunteers from all walks of life, regardless of race, colour, gender identity, sex, ancestry, religion, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability.