Become a volunteer for the Gatineau Loppet and be a part of the biggest cross-country skiing event in Canada. Participate in this international gathering by joining our large volunteer family today!

BECOME A VOLUNTEER for the Gatineau Loppet 2019 by following this LINK

Date: February 15th -16th -17th , 2019

Location : The races’ start and finish line will be à l’École Secondaire Mont-Bleu and other interior activities will be held at Cégep de l’Outaouais-Campus Gabrielle-Roy ( next to École secondaire Mont-Bleu)

École Secondaire Mont-Bleu

Cégep de l’Outaouais | Campus Gabrielle-Roy

389 boulevard Cité-des-Jeunes
Gatineau (Québec)
Canada J8Z 1W6
333 Boulevard de la Cité-des-Jeunes
Gatineau (Québec)
J8Y 6M4

Hours: Friday from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., Saturday and Sunday from 6:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Positions available – Organizing Committee

  • Chief – Animation
  • Chief – Snowshoe races
  • Chief – Refueling

Volunteer positions available 

Feeding stations
: you’d like to join a team at a feeding station? You would like to work with your family or friends? Dress warmly and come support skiers during their race.

Start/finish area: Come and share your enthusiasm at the start/finish area of the races and give medals, blankets and remove the bits and chips.

Officials: You have a skiing equipment and ideally an Official level 1 certification?  Or, you have excellent knowledge of a the cross-country ski technique? Join the race official’ team of the Gatineau Loppet.

Promotional material stand
: you’re the Gatineau Loppet’s biggest fan? You’d like to sell the event’s promotional material? Let us know!

Sustainable development: The environment is important to you? Same for us. Come and help with waste management following the after race meal (compost, recycle and waste).

What we’re looking for

The Gatineau Loppet is looking for volunteers that are motivated, reliable, enthusiastic and available. Except for official positions, there is no need to have a deep knowledge of cross country skiing. You don’t have to be available all weekend – some positions only require one day or a few hours of work. You can volunteer alone, as a couple, with friends or your entire family!


  • An exceptional experience with an international event.
  • Free meal during the event.
  • Volunteers receive a gift from the Gatineau Loppet.
  • The volunteer Bash!


If you are interested in becoming a volunteer or need more information, please don´t hesitate to contact us at 819 778 5014 or at

Thanks to the 35 members of the Gatineau Loppet Organizing Committee for their time and devotion. We would also like to thank the 330 volunteers without whom this event couldn’t be a success.