Twinkle Patrol

(Burlington Festival of Lights)

Position ID: V-HVC0098
Last Full Update: 12 Dec 2023

Opportunity Details: Twinkle Patrol

Contact Rachel Hyde, Coordinator, Burlington Festival of Lights; Phone: 9053322575; Email:

Volunteers are asked to patrol the Festival of Lights on any night(s) during the event.  
Volunteers are to walk through the lighting displays and visually inspect them for any malfunctioning and/or damaged displays.  
Proper footwear (the lights are set up on a field) and a cellphone should be brought for your trip to Spencer Smith Park. For any malfunctioning displays, we ask that you take pictures to later provide to the Coordinator. The night of or morning after the walk through, volunteers are expected to email the coordinator with an update on the park, inclusive of pictures if applicable.

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Ages 16 year(s) and up
Suitable for Highschool Credit Hours Yes
Suitable For Adults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students ; Persons with a hearing impairment ; Couples ; Families ; Community Groups
Areas of Interest Community / Neighbourhood Volunteering ; Group / Family Volunteering ; Holiday / Festive Volunteering ; Youth Engagement
Skills/Experience Communication & Interpersonal Skills ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently
Commitment Length One Time / Special Event ; Short Term ; Volunteers make their own schedule for this role, meaning that they can go down to the park on any night(s) of the event from November 24 to January 7. The more volunteers we have patrolling each night, the better our event is. We appreciate any level of commitment, from 1-night volunteers to 20-night volunteers.
Interaction Level Solitary ; Small Group
Minimum Hours 1 (Total)
Dates and Times Monday: Evening 
Tuesday: Evening 
Wednesday: Evening 
Thursday: Evening 
Friday: Evening 
Sunday: Evening
Seasons Winter - November 7, 2023 - January 7, 2024
Accessibility Partially Accessible - The lights are set up on a field during the winter.
Location Spencer Smith Park, Burlington
Number of Positions Burlington: 40 individual(s) ; Oakville: 10 individual(s) 
50 individual(s) needed in total.
Training Orientation - An email with detailed instructions will be sent in advance.
Transportation Near public transit ; Volunteers will be expected to arrange their own transportation to Spencer Smith Park.
Police Check Not Required
Start Date On or after 27 Oct 2023
End Date 07 Jan 2024

Agency Details: Burlington Festival of Lights

Office Phone 905-332-2575
Address & Map
Spencer Smith Park
1400 Lakeshore Rd
Burlington, ON L7S 1Y2
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Mailing Address c/o Burlington Electricity Services Inc. ATTN Rachel Hyde 
1340 Brant St 
Burlington, ON L7R 3Z7