About the Position
Position # 21731
OrganizationBelmont Village Bestival
Position Welcomer - Belmont Village Bestival
Location Belmont Avenue West, Kitchener, ON, Canada
Impact Statement Your time, knowledge, enthusiasm and skills can contribute building an inclusive, family friendly celebration of community. Belmont Village Bestival brings local artists to the Village to celebrate music and other artistic expressions in this beautiful gem within the City of Kitchener.
Description You are our public ambassadors for the festival, welcoming people and ensuring they have all the information they want to make the most of their visit. You will answer questions about locations of stages, schedule of events both musical and artistic, location of bathrooms, safety assistance and any other general question related to Bestival. You will need to move street barricades for occasional vehicle traffic (under specific limited circumstances) Responsible for ensuring area is maintained, i.e. garbage picked up, tables wiped clean as needed, rearranging chairs or other general tidiness tasks.

You will notify festival organizers at info booth of any issues, concerns or questions. You will be assigned a clipboard stuffed with information and maps to distribute to Bestival attendees. You are expected to assist in creating an approximate count of guests using provided clickers.
Training Details A volunteer orientation session will be in the evening in the week prior to the festival. Date and location to be confirmed. Festival organizers will be on site at all times, although not always in your assigned area.
Working Conditions Outdoors in all weather conditions. Shifts are 3 hours, you are welcome to accept multiple shifts. You will be working with a partner, so if you and a friend want to work together, please indicate this on your application by providing your friend's name as well. Each person does have to fill out their own application form.
Duration 3 months or less
Timing Weekend - Daytime, Weekend - Evening
Time Detail Saturday September 19th shifts will be 3 hour blocks, volunteers may sign up for multiple blocks of time. Shifts will be available between 8 a.m. and 10 p.m.
Special Event Start Date 2020-09-19
Special Event End Date 2020-09-19
Age 16+
Ideal for An Individual, A Group, Student Placement
Transportation On a bus route
Accessibility Designated accessible parking space
Area(s) of Interest Arts/Culture, Recreation/Sports, Special Events
Skill(s) Customer Service, Communicate in Plain Language, Respect, Counting
How to Apply
Application Link:
Website http://www.belmontvillagebestival.com
Email Send an Email Message
Contact Volunteer Contact
Phone 226-792-5299
Address 88 Vista Cr. Kitchener, N2M 4C9


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