2018 Medical Volunteer Application Form


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Thank you for your interest in our Medical team!

Our medical team is an integral part of ensuring our guests enjoy their Shambhala experience in a safe environment. Please note that proof of current and valid certification for roles in our Medical team are required.

Review the new Medical Volunteer Recruitment Information prior to completing this application for important information.

The deadline to apply for the Medical Team is March 1, 2018. Any applications received after March 1st will be reviewed on a case by case basis dependent on need.

If you are looking for our non-medical volunteer application, please proceed to our general volunteer application form.

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Professional Information / Certification


If you hold equivalent licenses from outside the province of British Columbia, you must obtain licensure in British Columbia from your appropriate licensing body.

To ensure your application is considered, please review the licensing information below then complete the remaining questions and email us at medical@shambhalamusicfestival.com with confirmation that you will apply for licensure in BC once you have been confirmed a position.

You WILL NOT be eligible to volunteer without appropriate BC credentials.


MDs - To apply for temporary registration with CPSBC as a Visiting Physician please visit the CPSBC Website

RNs - To apply for a temporary registration with CRNBC for a special event please visit the CRNBC Website

Paramedics - To apply for a BC EMA license visit the Emergency Medical Assistants Licensing Board website


Please upload a copy of your credentials into the field below. This can be in the form of a scan or high resolution photo in pdf, jpg, png, or doc format.

Please upload a copy of your CPSBC Educational Certificate of Licensure. This can be in the form of a scan or high resolution photo in pdf, jpg, png, or doc format.


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In order to volunteer as a Medical Doctor at the festival, you must hold a valid CPSBC license and Advanced Cardiac Life Support certification. Please upload copies of these credentials into the appropriate fields below. These can be in the form of a scan or high resolution photo in pdf, jpg, png, or doc format.


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In order to volunteer as a Registered Nurse at the festival, you must hold a valid CRNBC license. RNs with ACLS and critical care experience will be given preference. Please upload copies of these credentials into the appropriate fields below. These can be in the form of a scan or high resolution photo in pdf, jpg,png or doc format. Screen grab from www.crnbc.ca is acceptable.


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Preferred, but not required


In order to volunteer as a Licensed Practicing Nurse at the festival, you must hold a valid CLPNBC license. Please upload copies of these credentials into the appropriate fields below. These can be in the form of a scan or high resolution photo in pdf, jpg, png, or doc format. Screen grab from www.clpnbc.org acceptable.


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In order to volunteer as a Paramedic at the festival, you must hold a valid license from the BC Emergency Medical Assistant Licensing Board. Additionally, ITLS training is ideal, but not required. Please upload copies of these credentials into the appropriate fields below. These can be in the form of a scan or high resolution photo in pdf, jpg,png or doc format. Photo of license is acceptable.


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In order to volunteer as a Paramedic at the festival, you must hold a valid license from the BC Emergency Medical Assistant Licensing Board. Additionally, ITLS training is ideal, but not required. Please upload copies of these credentials into the appropriate fields below. These can be in the form of a scan or high resolution photo in pdf, jpg,png or doc format. Photo of license is acceptable.


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In order to volunteer as a OFA3 at the festival, you must hold a valid OFA3 Equivalent certificate. Please upload copies of these credentials into the appropriate fields below. These can be in the form of a scan or high resolution photo in pdf, jpg,png or doc format.


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Please limit uploads to 1MB or less

In order to volunteer as a Medical Office Assistant at the festival, you must possess proof of training completion. Please upload a copy of this credential into the field below. This can be in the form of a scan or high resolution photo in pdf, jpg, png, or doc format.


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Missing Certifications?

To help make the registration process as smooth as possible, please make every effort to upload your certifications now. If however, you do not currently have the required certification ready to upload, you are still welcome to apply.

Please note that your application will not be considered complete until your missing certifications have been received.

I am currently missing certification, but will email the requested certifications to medical@shambhalamusicfestival.com as soon as possible. I understand that my application will not be approved and I will not be placed on a team until my certifications have been received.

Please list which certifications will be provided at a later date.

Please list any other relevant credentials, certifications or training that you have that may not be included in the required credentials above


Additional Information



MDs & RNs - please indicate critical care or ER experience
Paramedics & OFA3s - please indicate any ATV experience







In order to improve team cohesion and patient care, our Medical team scheduling is set according to the following set of paired shifts covered by five teams:

  Aug 8 (Wed) Aug 9 (Thu) Aug 10 (Fri) Aug 11 (Sat) Aug 12 (Sun) Aug 13 (Mon)
Day (07:00-21:00h) Team 1 Team 2 Team 3 Team 4 Team 5 Team 5
Night (21:00-07:30h)   Team 1 Team 2 Team 3 Team 4  

Please indicate ALL shifts you are available for. Limited availability may reduce your chances of placement.

Please indicate your 1st and 2nd choice of teams:

Please Note: Shift placement is based first on patient care needs, then on returning volunteers who worked Teams 3, 4 or 5 last year, returning volunteers, and finally new volunteers. Teams 1 and 2 tend to be the most popular, however Teams 3, 4 and 5 are the busiest shifts.








Note: This must be a headshot of you. You are allowed to wear a hat, but please no dark sunglasses or masks. We must be able to identify you based on the photo provided. Photos that do not meet this criteria, or are considered to be inappropriate by our HR staff will be rejected.


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If you have any other questions, please check out our working at Shambhala FAQ or email our HR department: hr@shambhalamusicfestival.com