Farmers' Market Ambassador and Activity Helper
(Oakville Farmers' Market)
|Contact||Rebecca Diana, Events Summer Student, Town of Oakville; Phone: 905-845-6601 ext 3493; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Duties||Volunteers will be on George Street, between Church and Lakeshore Road East from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on each designated Saturday. There are 3-4 openings for each day. Volunteers are encouraged to sign-up for a minimum of 2 shifts (2 Saturdays, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.). |
Duties include providing day-of information about the activities on George Street and in Towne Square (if applicable), letting residents know about the market and its ongoing service, being available for other town information, and getting people involved in the activities (by playing the games and being involved yourself)!
Skills required for this position are to be outgoing and willing to interact with people. Must also be prepared and able to work outdoors in the sun or rain for the hours outlined (this is a rain or shine event).
|Benefits||This opportunity is all about interacting with and engaging people to visit the market and keep coming back, to enjoy the cultural and creative programming, and all that Oakville has to offer! As a volunteer, you'll gain customer service and event experience.|
|Clients||The Oakville community: families, children, elders and local farmers!|
|Ages||16 year(s) - 24 year(s)|
|Suitable for OSSD||Yes|
|Suitable For||Adults (18+) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students|
|Areas of Interest||Arts & Crafts ; Committees ; Customer / Sales Services ; Event Coordination & Support|
|Skills/Experience||Friendly & Outgoing ; Team Work ; Working with Children|
|Commitment Length||Short Term|
|Interaction Level||Small Group ; Large Group|
|Minimum Hours||12 (Total)|
|Dates and Times||Saturday: Morning, Afternoon (9 a.m. to 3 p.m.) |
Minimum of 2 Saturdays throughout the summer months. A total of 12 hours.
|Seasons||Summer ; Fall ; June 3rd- September 30th|
|Location||George Street, between Church and Lakeshore Road East, Oakville|
|Number of Positions||Oakville: 34 individual(s) |
34 individual(s) needed in total.
|Training||Training on the job ; Training on-going|
|Application Deadline||01 Jun 2017|
|Police Check||Not Required|
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|Organization Name||Oakville Farmers' Market|
|Address & Map|
115 George St
Oakville, ON L6J 0A2
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