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2018 Culture Days Ambassador 
Community Cultural Development

Description

On Sept 28, 29, and 30, Culture Days will happen at the Richmond Cultural Centre. Culture Days is Canada's annual cross-country celebration of arts and culture.

This three-day family-friendly event gives everyone a chance to explore their creative side by participating in free, hands-on, interactive activities that provide a glimpse into the world of local artists, historians, performers and other creative producers.

Shift schedules:
Friday, Sept 28 - 3:30pm-6:30pm AND/OR 6:15pm-8:45pm
Saturday, Sept 29 - 9:45am-1:30pm AND/OR 1:15pm-4:45pm
Sunday, Sept 30 - 9:45am-1:30pm AND/OR 1:15pm-4:45pm

Duties include:
1.) Stand out in the lobby and greet visitors
2.) Hand out brochures that list the events that are offered
3.) Wear Culture Days t-shirt
4.) Be friendly, smiling and actively encourage people to take part
5.) Be familiar with all the activities so you can answer questions and invite visitors to attend
6.) Assist with decorating the venue one or two days prior to the weekend.
7.) Assist in set-up and take down of tables, chairs and tents where needed.

Training Session:
Attend one (1) volunteer orientation session between Sept 17-21.

Additional on site info:
a.) Standing and walking around for 4-5 hours
b.) Snacks and refreshments provided

Additional info: Benefits to volunteer:
a.) Experience with major event
b.) Further develop interpersonal relationships and interaction with general public
c.) Culture Days t-shirt

Skills, experience, abilities required:
a.) Ability to speak Cantonese and/or Mandarin is an asset
b.) Willing to take initiative and approach guests and engage in conversation

Personal traits/qualities desired:
a.) Enthusiastic and extraverted
b.) Friendly and cheerful
c.) Open to receiving feedback and comments from public


Requirements

Minimum age: 16


Schedule

09/28/2018

2018 Culture Days Ambassadors

Available Positions:  2
Community Cultural Development

3:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Individual

09/28/2018

2018 Culture Days Ambassadors

Available Positions:  2
Community Cultural Development

6:15 pm - 8:45 pm

Individual

09/29/2018

2018 Culture Days Ambassadors

Available Positions:  5
Community Cultural Development

9:45 am - 1:30 pm

Individual

09/29/2018

2018 Culture Days Ambassadors

Available Positions:  5
Community Cultural Development

1:15 pm - 4:45 pm

Individual

09/30/2018

2018 Culture Days Ambassadors

Available Positions:  5
Community Cultural Development

9:45 am - 1:30 pm

Individual

09/30/2018

2018 Culture Days Ambassadors

Available Positions:  5
Community Cultural Development

1:15 pm - 4:45 pm

Individual


Address
Richmond Cultural Centre 7700 Minoru Gate
Richmond BC, V6Y 1R9

Contact Info
Jeremy Chan and Greg Chin
Email: JChan1@richmond.ca, GChin@richmond.ca

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