About the Position
Position # 17795
OrganizationCity of Waterloo
Position Event Helpers - January - Winterloo Festival
Location Waterloo Park, Young Street West, Waterloo, ON, Canada
Impact Statement Providing a variety of recreational, environmental and cultural activities in addition to social support services.
Description Seeking volunteers with great communication skills and enjoy working with others in the community to help deliver Winterloo, the City of Waterloo's annual winter festival.

There are over 100 shifts over the two days, so groups are welcome to sign up several people for the same shifts, but must register as individuals and complete an application and sign up.

Volunteers can choose to assist with Set Up, Tear Down (age 16+ and able to lift up to 30 pounds) or Customer Service (programming and providing information to the public, age 14+)

Shifts - Both Days:
Set-up - 8am to 11am
Customer Service - Information Volunteers 10:30am to 1:30pm
Customer Service - Program Helpers 10:30am to 1:30pm
Customer Service - Information Volunteers 1pm to 4pm
Customer Service - Program Helpers 1pm to 4pm
Tear-down - 3:30 to 6:30pm
Event held in Waterloo Park
Requirements English Proficiency
Training Details Orientation session will be held on January 21, 7pm at the Waterloo Visitor and Heritage Centre, 10 Father David Bauer Drive, Waterloo
Working Conditions Volunteers will be outdoors for their shifts. Volunteers will need to dress for the weather. Set-up and tear-down positions may require lifting and carrying 30 pounds. Positions are outdoors and on uneven ground.
Duration Special event
Timing Weekend - Daytime, Weekend - Evening
Time Detail The event is held on Saturday January 25 and Sunday January 26.
Shifts are 3 to 4 hours in length. Shifts can be viewed when you follow the application link - apply, view shifts and sign up for shifts online.
Special Event Start Date 2019-01-26
Special Event End Date 2020-01-27
Age 16+
Ideal for An Individual, A Group
Transportation On a bus route
Area(s) of Interest Arts/Culture, Recreation/Sports, Special Events
Skill(s) Customer Service, Team Building, Cultural Awareness/Sensitivity, Interpersonal Communication, Communicate in Plain Language
How to Apply
Application Link:
Website http://www.waterloo.ca/volunteer
Email Send an Email Message
Contact Christine Rushton
Phone 519-888-6488
Address City of Waterloo Waterloo, N2J 4A8

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