GATINEAU, QUÉBEC--(Marketwired - Dec. 9, 2015) - Department of Canadian Heritage

You can be part of the biggest winter party of the year! The Department of Canadian Heritage invites residents of the National Capital Region to volunteer for the 38th edition of Winterlude, which will be held January 29 to February 15, 2016.

Join the flurry of fun and become a volunteer at Winterlude! Get involved in your community, come and have a unique experience, come and help as an Information Officer, Activity Assistant, Crowd Control or Slide Assistant or even dress up as one of our favourite Ice Hogs.

Metro is the exclusive sponsor of the Volunteer Program.

A complete list and description of Winterlude volunteer opportunities is available at Please note that to be a volunteer at Jacques-Cartier Park, you will need to be able to express yourself in French, and we are especially interested in finding people who are available on weekdays (Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays).

Still have questions? Contact Canadian Heritage's Volunteer Centre at 819-956-2626 or send an e-mail to


.@CdnHeritage Be a volunteer at the biggest winter party of the year! @Winterlude [[link:]]

"Why not launch the New Year by joining the team of dedicated volunteers that make Winterlude one of the best parties of the season! So bundle up -- we need your time and talent and in return, you will meet great people and have a lot of fun!"

-The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage

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