Indoor / Outdoor Park Volunteer

(Country Heritage Park, Milton, Food and Farm Education, Event Venue, Operational Farm)

Position ID: V-HVC0429
Last Full Update: 08 Sep 2021

Opportunity Details: Indoor / Outdoor Park Volunteer

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.
Contact Lorna 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 Link www.countryheritagepark.com/become-a-volunteer
Benefits Fulfillment 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.
Ages 12 year(s) and up
Suitable for Highschool Credit Hours Yes
Suitable For Adults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Youth (12-18) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students ; Persons with a hearing impairment ; Community Groups ; Workplaces / Corporate Groups
Areas of Interest Building & Construction ; Event Coordination & Support ; Gardening / Yard Work ; Maintenance / Repair ; Manual Labour / Physical Labour ; Nature / Environment ; Office Administration ; Youth Engagement
Skills/Experience Communication & 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 Length Length 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 Level Solitary ; 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.
Seasons Spring ; Summer ; Fall
Accessibility Fully Accessible
Location 8560 Tremaine Road, Milton (near Kelso Conservation Area & 401)
Number of Positions Milton: 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.
Training Training on the job ; Training on-going
Transportation We are located on the outskirts of Milton. Own transportation is required.
Police Check Not Required

Agency Details: Country Heritage Park, Milton, Food and Farm Education, Event Venue, Operational Farm

Office Phone 905-878-8151
E-Mail volunteer@countryheritagepark.com
Website www.countryheritagepark.com
Address & Map
8560 Tremaine Rd
Milton, ON L9T 2X3
Mailing Address c/o Country Heritage Park 
PO Box 38 
8560 Tremaine Rd 
Milton, ON 
Canada L9T 2Y3