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Information on Selected Volunteer Opportunity

Kite making facilitator 
Pacific Rim Kite Festival at Garry Point Park


The BCKA (British Columbia Kite Fliers Association) is a non-profit organization that promotes the making and flying of kites for all age groups throughout BC.

Event Volunteer Time Commitment:
2 days, 6.5h per day; June 15-16, 2019, 10:00am - 4:30pm

Garry Point Park, Richmond (Steveston)

Position Description:
Volunteers will be assisting child/teen to build a simple sled kite during the kite festival in Garry Point Park, Richmond, BC. The kite consists of 5 parts, and takes about 5-10 minutes to build. You will be trained on how to build the kite and work with children. There will be supervision in the workshop tent at all times. Each volunteer should be able to build +50 kites each day.

Required Skills and Experience:
Good command of the English language, patience and a sense of humor.

Benefits and Recognition:
Gain experience working with the public.
Learn kite flying dynamics (tension force, lift, drag, gravity)
Lunch, water and snacks provided.
An opportunity to meet expert kite makers and flyers.
Take home your own handmade sled kite. Enjoy colorful kite displays and watch professional kite flying demos.


Minimum age: 16


Dates: 05/14/2019 -


Garry Point Park 12011 7th Avenue
Richmond BC

Contact Info
Anthony Tung
Phone: (604) 720-5514