Do you get bored doing the same things over and over again? Do you enjoy learning new tasks and believe that variety is the spice of life? Then the floater position has your name all over it!

What is it exactly? Well basically you’ll be working various positions when we’re short-staffed or when we need breaks covered. So you could be assigned any of other positions listed on our volunteer page (please be sure to tell our team if you have a preferences for the positions that you cover).

This position is well suited for individuals who are quick learners and thrive on change.

Roles and Responsibilities

Tasks include but are not limited to:

  • Covering other volunteers’ breaks in various positions.
  • Filling in for other volunteers where needed.
  • Assisting with other miscellaneous tasks as assigned.


Applicants must:

  • Be quick¬†learners.
  • Enjoy trying new things.
  • Enjoy working with the public.
  • Work well under pressure.
  • Have excellent communication skills.

Preference will be given to bilingual applicants, as well as applicants who have volunteered for several different types of roles in prior Ottawa Geek Market events.

This position is perfect for individuals who enjoy variety in their tasks.