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Steveston Salmon Festival Volunteer 
Steveston Salmon Festival 2022

Description

Purpose of the position:
The Steveston Community Society & the City of Richmond are busy preparing for this year''s annual Steveston Salmon Festival. 2022 marks the festival's 75th 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, Hospitality Suite Assistants, Mascot Chaperones, Pop up Performance Crew, Signage Set up, Swag Bag Assemblers, Volunteer Headquarters, Video Booth, Wayfinding, & more ..

Responsibilities and Activities:
More info will be provided soon

Date/ Time of the event or activity:
July 1, 2022

Site location (place, indoors/ outdoors etc.): TBD at a later date

Working conditions:
Outdoor: July 1
Shift 1: 8:30 am 1:30 pm
Shift 2 : 12:30 pm 5:30 pm

Benefits to the volunteer:
This will be one of Richmond''s first major outdoor festivals after the easing of the Provincial Health Order. Enjoy the outdoor environment & support our local community. Meet new neighbours & friends.

Additional information about the position:
All participating volunteers will be required to attend online or 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.

Additional info: ABOUT THE VOLUNTEER:

Skills, experience, abilities required: Good interpersonal skills and enjoy interacting with the public in a safe and appropriate manner

Personal traits/qualities desired: Friendly and outgoing personality. Conflict resolution skills are an asset.

Languages: English and second language would be an asset

Additional screening required for this position: All volunteers must have online profiles set up at the City volunteer website for due diligence and record keeping. Police Information check may be required for certain volunteer roles which work with the vulnerable sectors.

Training required for this position:
Besides the required volunteer orientation, on-site training will be provided for certain volunteer roles before the shift starts

Minimum Time Commitment expected: Breaks, snacks, water and light lunch will be provided to all volunteers. Break times will be negotiated between the supervisors and the volunteers


Requirements

Minimum age: 14


Schedule

Dates: 05/12/2022 -

Frequency: 1 day


Address

Richmond BC

Contact Info
Wing Ho
Email: who@richmond.ca
Phone: (778) 835-5985