Indoor / Outdoor Park Volunteer

(Country Heritage Park, A Food and Farm Experience)

Position ID: V-HVC0429 Last Full Update: 08 Sep 2021
Opportunity Details
Comments* Volunteer opportunities are slowly opening up again- with limited availability as COVID-19 restrictions are still in place.* 
 
We truly appreciate what our volunteers bring to ensure the viability and continuation of Country Heritage Park. We ensure our volunteers are safe, have fun and proactively contribute their time and talents. Country Heritage Park is an amazing 80 acre rustic education and event facility that caters to school trips, weddings and special events.
ContactLorna Wilson, Volunteer Coordinator, Country Heritage Park; Phone: 905-878-8151 ext 11; Email: volunteer@countryheritagepark.com
Duties*Volunteer opportunities are slowly opening up again- with limited availability as COVID-19 restrictions are still in place.* 
 
Do you like working with historical artifacts; cataloguing items; moving objects; outdoor yard work; parking cars; meeting people and participating in events? Our volunteer opportunities are vast and varied.
More Info Linkwww.countryheritagepark.com/become-a-volunteer
BenefitsFulfillment of student hours plus the opportunity to interact with people of all ages and learn about agriculture in Ontario, past present and future, and most of all, enjoy yourself.
Ages12 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDYes
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Youth (12-18) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students ; Persons with a hearing impairment ; Community Groups ; Workplaces / Corporate Groups
Areas of InterestBuilding & Construction ; Event Coordination & Support ; Gardening / Yard Work ; Maintenance / Repair ; Manual Labour / Physical Labour ; Nature / Environment ; Office Administration ; Youth Engagement
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Creativity ; Customer Service ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; General Computer Skills ; Leadership ; Listening Skills ; Patience ; Planning & Organizing ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Skilled Labour ; Team Work ; Willingness to participate and understand/ follow instructions. Our volunteers leave with many skills acquired while working here at the park!
Commitment LengthLength of commitment is dependent on the event or activity volunteering for. Names are added to a list and people are contacting when an opportunity arises.
Interaction LevelSolitary ; One-on-one ; Small Group ; Entirely dependent upon the individual and the task. Some volunteers like working on their own. Staff are always on hand to ensure the safety and security of volunteers. Staff encourage volunteers to only do what is within their comfort zone.
SeasonsSpring ; Summer ; Fall
AccessibilityFully Accessible
Location8560 Tremaine Road, Milton (near Kelso Conservation Area & 401)
Number of PositionsMilton: 20 individual(s) 
 
20 individual(s) needed in total. 
 
Our position numbers are dependent on the activity or event and vary. We are pleased to offer our location as a means of earning the necessary hours for high school and grade school, as required.
TrainingTraining on the job ; Training on-going
TransportationWe are located on the outskirts of Milton. Own transportation is required.
Police CheckNot Required
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Organization NameCountry Heritage Park, A Food and Farm Experience
Office Phone905-878-8151
E-Mailvolunteer@countryheritagepark.com
Websitewww.countryheritagepark.com
Address & Map
8560 Tremaine Rd
Milton, ON L9T 2X3
 
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Mailing Addressc/o Jamie Reaume 
PO Box 38 
8560 Tremaine Rd 
Milton, ON L9T 2Y3