Get Involved With Pan Am

Now’s your chance for this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity! Getting involved with the largest multi-sport event to ever to place in Canada!


The Pan Am Games committee is looking for 23,000 volunteers to spread all across Southern Ontario to help bring the games to life. Here are a few bonuses to volunteering for the 2015 Pan Am Games:

  • You get to see sneak peek of the Pan Am Games Opening Ceremony created by Cirque du Soleil.
  • Access to exclusive TORONTO 2015 promotions and events.
  • A discount on TORONTO 2015 merchandise.
  • Games-time access to public transit with accreditation.
  • Meals and refreshments during shifts.
  • The opportunity to receive a volunteer certificate. (It will look great on your wall!)
  • Invaluable volunteer hours and work experience. (this one’s for you students!)
  • The chance to meet international athletes, officials and sport association leaders.
  • Comprehensive training to ensure you’re well prepared and confident on day one.
  • The opportunity to network, make lifelong friends and try your hand at something new.
  • The chance to have fun and be at the heart of the hottest event in 2015.
  • And if that’s not enough, you’ll also receive a snazzy uniform.

Last, but not least, you also get to meet Pachi!

This is a great opportunity for students to get their community service hours necessary for their High School Diploma. For older students, those who volunteer for the Games will receive OSAP interest- and payment-free grace period extensions or reduced pre-study contributions. For more information about this fantastic program, visit the Province of Ontario website.

Click here to apply to be a volunteer.

After you’ve signed up, be sure to check out this preparation video to help get yourself excited and motivated!

Potential Performing Volunteers – Ceremonies

The 2015 Pan Am Games may offer performers the opportunity to participate, on a volunteer basis, in official TORONTO 2015 Pan Am / Parapan Am Games Ceremonies. If you are interested in being updated on any such opportunities — including participation and/or performance in the actual Ceremonies — please register your email address with TO2015. You may withdraw your consent to receive updates at any time. Please refer to our Privacy Policy or Contact Us for more details.

Please note that registration with TO2015 does not guarantee that TO2015 will contact you or select you or your organization to participate in any of the aforementioned opportunities.



Though registration is now closed for becoming a Torchbearer, you can still get involved by visiting one of many local Torch Relay ceremonies. Visit our page here for more information about when and where these events will take place!