What is the NextGen City Jam?

Community-building + like-minded people + live music = an epic celebration of volunteerism in YEG!

This November, join us for the inaugural NextGen City Jam, a high-energy celebration of volunteerism with live music at The Starlite Room (headliners to be announced in August). To get your FREE ticket, you need to volunteer with a local organization for at least 10 hours between August 1 and October 31, 2016. 

Maybe you’re a volunteer connoisseur with lots of hours under your belt. Maybe you’ve lent a hand once or twice, but are looking for a group of people with whom you can do more. Maybe you’ve never volunteered before. We want to celebrate with you all! Let us say “Thanks!” for being a community-builder who will help us create a city we want to be a part of.

Why volunteer?

Volunteers are shaping the future of Edmonton. Volunteering is a way to connect with your community, learn new skills, and build lasting relationships. With the support of dedicated volunteers, local organizations can accomplish their goals and deliver important programs and services. By giving back as a volunteer, you are making Edmonton a great place to be!

Check out our top three benefits for volunteering!

how can i get my ticket?

  1. Choose a local charitable or not-for-profit organization within Edmonton and get to work! Or, sign-up to volunteer through NextGen (limited opportunities listed below). Complete your hours by October 31, 2016.
  2. Once you’ve completed your hours, fill out the registration form. Make sure you include:
    • the name of organization(s) you volunteered with; 
    • the total number of hours volunteered; and
    • the name of a reference at each organization.
  3. Bring your confirmation email to one of the designated ticket pick-up dates/locations (including Will Call on the evening of the event).
  4. Join us for an epic celebration in November!

Have you already completed your volunteer hours (minimum 10 hours)?
Complete our registration form to get your ticket.

Rules & Regulations

Volunteering Opportunities

Not sure where to get started? Check our our Volunteer 101 for help deciding on how you can give back to the community. The links below are also great place to help you find a the perfect volunteer opportunity:

You can also sign up for volunteer opportunities through NextGen. We have a limited list of ways to give back, and this list will change as more opportunities are made available:

Current volunteer opportunities:
Capital City Clean Up needs a Downtown Trash Mob to help cleaning up our beautiful city.
September 25 from 10:00am to 1:30pm, 100 spots available

Nuit Blanche Edmonton is bringing Petite Nuit to Edmontonians. This event will feature five commissioned artworks over two nights in Beaver Hills House Park.  They are currently looking to recruit some volunteers for this exciting event! Please reply to Amy Hayduk, Volunteer Coordinator, if you are interested or have any questions.
September 23 and 24, various shifts available

Please contact nextgen@edmonton.ca to sign up for any of the opportunities listed above.


Thanks to our sponsors & partners!


Frequently Asked Questions

Still have questions and looking for answers? We've created several documents that will hopefully answer anything you aren't sure of!