Oakville Children's Festival On-site Volunteer

(Oakville. Recreation and Culture)

Position ID: V-HVC0377 Last Full Update: 14 Mar 2019
Opportunity Details
CommentsSuitable for ages 13 and up. Volunteers will be outside for the day performing a number of tasks and responsibilities. 
The Oakville Children's Festival is Saturday, August 17, 2019
ContactNabeel Rahman, Community Development Specialist, Town of Oakville; Phone: 905-845-6601 ext 3619; Email: nabeel.rahman@oakville.ca
DutiesWe are looking for volunteers for the Oakville Children’s Festival to help out with the following roles: 
• Building Workshop(s) – Assisting participants with building kits, cleaning and organizing supplies 
• Arts and Crafts Workshop – Assisting participants with organizing supplies, cleaning tables and using their creativity to compose pieces of art 
• Green Team – Assist with waste sorting, creating an eco-friendly environment and helping to move towards zero waste 
• Activity Support – Assist activity providers with set up, activity support, and providing child friendly recreation activities for all ages 
• Town of Oakville Ambassadors (Greeters) – Welcome participants at the front gate and at stations at various points in the park to distribute programs and direct pedestrian traffic 
For more information, please go to http://bttr.im/e7vos
More Info Linkhttps://www.oakville.ca/culturerec/oakville-childrens-festival.html
Benefits-Letter of Reference  
-Volunteer Hours  
-Meeting new people  
-Developing teamwork skills  
-Participating in the community  
-Lunch will be provided
ClientsChildren, families and community members
Ages13 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDYes
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Youth (12-18) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students ; Newcomers / English as a second language ; Families ; Community Groups
Areas of InterestArts & Crafts ; Child & Family Services ; Culture & Heritage ; Event Coordination & Support ; Guide / Greeter ; Nature / Environment ; Program Coordination / Support ; Recreation & Sports ; Security / Parking / Traffic ; Youth Engagement
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Creativity ; Customer Service ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Team Work ; Working with Children
Commitment LengthOne Time / Special Event ; Must attend Volunteer Training: Thursday, August 15, 2019, 5 – 7 p.m 
Event day: August 17, 2019, 8 a.m.– 5 p.m.
Interaction LevelLarge Group
Minimum Hours8
Dates and TimesSunday: Morning, Afternoon
AccessibilityNot Applicable
LocationQueen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre: 2302 Bridge Rd, Oakville, ON L6L 3L5
Number of PositionsOakville: 100 individual(s) 
100 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingScheduled training - Must attend Volunteer Training: Thursday, August 15, 2019, 5 – 7 p.m
TransportationNear public transit ; Transportation provided
Application Deadline09 Aug 2019
Agency Details
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Organization NameOakville. Recreation and Culture
Office PhoneServiceOakville 905-845-6601
Address & Map
Oakville Town Hall
1225 Trafalgar Rd
Oakville, ON L6H 0H3
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Mailing Addressc/o Recreation and Culture Department