Volunteering for Dozer Day®

The success behind Dozer Day® Vancouver is its crew of volunteers!

Equipment Operators

Not all heroes wear capes, they also wear hard hats. Operators are the heroes of Dozer Day®.

✓  Experience operating heavy machinery
✓  Safety First mentality
✓  Desire to give back to the community

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Group Volunteer Grants

Groups can earn grants for their organization by spending the weekend at Dozer Day®.

✓  3 shift selections available
✓  All volunteers must be 14+ years of age
✓  Assign a designated Group Lead


General Volunteers

Anyone with a desire to serve their community is invited to volunteer at Dozer Day®!

✓  All volunteers must be 14+ years of age
✓  Positive and friendly demeanor
✓  Desire to give back to the community

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Frequently Asked Questions

What should I expect as a volunteer?
  • Please arrive on time for your shift.
  • Check-in at the Volunteer Tent near the front entrance.
  • Once you check in, you will grab a safety vest.
  • Attend a safety meeting and task assignment.
  • After your shift, please sign out at the Volunteer Tent and return your vest.
Will I need to pay for parking if I'm volunteering?

You will not need to pay for parking as a volunteer at Dozer Day®. Our Volunteer Coordinator will send you day-of instructions and a parking pass before the Dozer Day® weekend.

Will food be provided?

We provide our Dozer Day® volunteers with lunch on both event days. Please know we strive to offer options with common dietary restrictions in-mind.

What's the best piece of advice for new volunteers?

Any time you have questions you don’t know the answer to, please find a volunteer in a Blue Vest.

What should I wear?

Please dress for the forecasted weather and wear comfortable shoes for standing/walking. While we don’t have a dress code, it is recommended that volunteers dress for the family-friendly occasion.

I require an ADA accommodation, what should I do?

We are happy to offer volunteer opportunities to individuals of varying abilities. Please let us know if you need accommodations so we can accommodate your preferred shift placement before your arrival at Dozer Day®. Email the Volunteer Coordinator. 

Did You Know?

It takes at least 24,400 volunteer hours every year to make Dozer Day® Vancouver happen every year.