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Position #: 1901
OrganizationVictoria Highland Games Association
Position: Victoria Highland Games Volunteer - Victoria Highland Games and Celtic Festival
Location: Topaz Park, Topaz Avenue, Victoria, BC, Canada
Impact Statement: Come celebrate Scottish and Celtic music, arts, and culture at one of the largest and longest-run festivals in Victoria. This year is the 155th in the festival's long history and over 25000 people are expected to attend over the three days of the Victoria Day long weekend in May (19 - 21).
Description: For more information about volunteering at the games, please go to our website: http://victoriahighlandgames.com/games/participate/volunteers/

Roles include (but are not limited to) the following:
- selling tickets at the Gates or in Beer Gardens
- providing information to visitors
- helping volunteers to sign in
- selling CDs in the Celtic Music tent
- helping visitors engage with the information in the History Tent, the Craigflower Manor tent, or with information about their Scottish ancestors
- helping to run fun competitions for visitors such as sack races, the haggis hurling competition, the tug of war
- helping in the volunteer lunch tent
... and many more!
Training Details: There will be an orientation on Tuesday, May 15th from 6 pm, downtown.
Working Conditions: Each shift is about 4 hours long, and it's possible to do just one, or to do multiple shifts in one day or over the three days. Lunch is provided, as well as a free t-shirt. The Games take place at Topaz Park and many of the locations for volunteering are on uneven park terrain; you may be exposed to the elements so are advised to dress appropriately.
Minimum Duration: Special event
Timing: Weekend - Daytime
Time Detail: The games are open from 8am to 7pm each day of the long weekend and shifts are available in the morning, middle of the day and end of the day.
Age: 15+
Ideal for: An Individual, A Group
Transportation: On a bus route
Area(s) of Interest: Arts/Culture, Heritage/Museum, Special Events
Skill(s): Community Knowledge/Awareness, Problem Solving, Respect, Self-Motivation, Flexibility
How to Apply
Application Link:
Website: http://victoriahighlandgames.com
Email: Send an Email Message
Contact: Kristina Stewart
Phone: 250-857-1585
Address: Victoria, V8R 5M3

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