Purpose of the position:
The Steveston Community Society & the City of Richmond are busy preparing for this year''s annual Steveston Salmon Festival. 2023 marks the festival's 76th anniversary & promises to be another great festival for families who come to enjoy the festivities on July 1. You can help make our event a tremendous success by volunteering as: Art Show support volunteers, Information Booth Volunteers, Children's Areas Assistants, Mascot Chaperones, Signage Set up, Volunteer Headquarters, Wayfinding, & more ..
Responsibilities and Activities:
More info will be provided soon
Date/ Time of the event or activity:
July 1, 2023 (Saturday)
Site location (place, indoors/ outdoors etc.): TBD at a later date
Outdoor: July 1
Shift 1: 8:30 am 1:30 pm
Shift 2 : 12:30 pm 5:30 pm
Benefits to the volunteer:
Enjoy the outdoor environment & support our local community. Meet new neighbours & friends.
Only Volunteers who are 14 and up will be considered for this opportunity
Additional information about the position:
All participating volunteers will be required to attend in person volunteer orientation & training before the festival. Volunteers will be reporting to their location-specific supervisors who will be staff or leadership volunteers for the event. Dress appropriately for the weather & no open toed shoes allowed.
Good interpersonal skills & enjoy interacting with the public in a safe & appropriate manner are required.
Friendly & outgoing personality is desired. Conflict resolution skills are an asset.
English & second language would be an asset
All volunteers must have online profiles set up at the City volunteer website for due diligence & record keeping. Police Information check may be required for certain volunteer roles which work with the vulnerable sectors.
Besides the required volunteer orientation, on-site training will be provided for certain volunteer roles before the shift starts
Breaks, snacks, water & light lunch will be provided to all volunteers. Break times will be negotiated between the supervisors & the volunteers
Minimum age: 14