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Culture Days 2022 
Community Cultural Development

Description

On September 23-25, Culture Days opening weekend will be in the Richmond Cultural Centre. Culture Days is Canada's 13th 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.

We need service-oriented, mature volunteers like you who can act as ambassadors to our guests and visitors.

Volunteers will be assigned Duties which include:

1.) Culture Days Ambassadors who are highly enthusiastic who greet visitors in the plaza and direct them to featured Artist tents and event locations.
2.) Photographer Assistants who assist a professional photographer when taking photos of the public.
3.) Set-Up and Take-Down Crew who are physically capable of taking down equiptment and tents.
4.) Traffic Monitors who can guide visitors around the area.

Benefits to Volunteers

a.) Experience with major event
b.) Further develop interpersonal relationships and interaction with general public.
c.) Culture Days T-Shirt.
d.) Fun art activities in which Volunteers are encouraged to participate.

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
c.) Interest in Arts, Culture and Heritage

Personal traits/qualities desired

a.) Enthusiastic and extraverted.
b.) Friendly and cheerful and willing to take part.
c.) Open to receiving feedback and comments from public.

Training Session: Attend one (1) volunteer orientation session the week of event. Additional on site info:

a.) Standing and/or walking for 4-5 hours.
b.) Snacks and refreshments provided.
c.) Personal Protective Equipment will be provided.

Interested volunteers, please email CCorris-Wingfield@richmond.ca


Requirements

Minimum age: 15


Schedule

Dates: 08/05/2022 -

Frequency: Single event

Sunday: All Day, Friday: All Day, Saturday: All Day
Address
7700 Minoru Gate
BC

Contact Info
Johnny Trinh and Christine Corris-Wingfield
Community Arts Coordinator
Email: CCorris-Wingfield@richmond.ca
Phone: (604) 247-8324