Indoor / Outdoor Park Volunteer

(Country Heritage Park, A Food and Farm Experience)

Position ID: V-HVC0429 Last Full Update: 18 Jan 2019
Opportunity Details
CommentsWe 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, special events and of course our Summer Fair & Farm Expo.
ContactLorna Wilson, Volunteer Coordinator, Country Heritage Park; Phone: 905-878-8151 ext 11; Email: volunteer@countryheritagepark.com
DutiesDo you like working with historical artifacts; cataloguing items; moving objects; outdoor work; parking cars; fairtime tasks?  
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 ; Workplaces / Corporate Groups
Areas of InterestBuilding & Construction ; Fundraising / Canvassing ; Gardening / Yard Work ; General Manpower / Physical Labour ; Maintenance / Repair ; 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 LengthOne Time / Special Event ; Short Term ; Medium Term (4 months to 1 year) ; Long Term ; The park welcomes volunteers for whatever time they wish to commit to. There are volunteers who have been with the park for years!
Interaction LevelSolitary ; One-on-one ; Small Group ; Entirely dependent upon the individual and the task; Some like working on their own; No student is left unsupervised. 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.
Dates and TimesTimes are dependent on the activity and vary widely. The Park accommodates the fulfillment of student hours as best we can.
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityFully Accessible
Location8560 Tremaine Road (near Kelso Conservation Area and 401) Milton
Number of PositionsMilton: 20 individual(s) 
 
20 individual(s) needed in total. 
 
We are pleased to offer our location as a means of earning the necessary hours for high school and grade school, as required.
TrainingOrientation ; Training on-going - health and safety
TransportationWe are located on the outskirts of Milton. Own transportation is required.
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Organization NameCountry Heritage Park, A Food and Farm Experience
Office Phone905-878-8151
E-Mailinfo@countryheritagepark.com
Websitewww.countryheritagepark.com
Address & Map
8560 Tremaine Rd SE
Milton, ON L9T 1X9
 
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Mailing Addressc/o Jamie Reaume 
PO Box 38 
8560 Tremaine Rd 
Milton, ON L9T 2Y3