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About the Position
Position # 2690
OrganizationSaanich Recreation
Position Activity Assistant - Ice Festival 2019 - Ice Festival 2019 at G.R. Pearkes Recreation Centre
Location 3100 Tillicum Road
Impact Statement To strengthen and connect community through recreation volunteerism.
Description The Activity Assistant will help with a range of activities by facilitating the games and craft stations, accompanying the photographer in receiving photo releases, serving refreshments for or not-for donation, and/or painting faces, depending on their interest and the needs of the Supervisor. 

Duties and Responsibilities: 

Welcome, encourage and engage children to participate in the various activities
Assure and assist parents and adults in engaging in the various activities
Facilitate children’s handling of the materials and tools required
Adapt to line-ups and crowding
Hygienically prepare and serve refreshments and suggest donation
Assist with set-up, clean-up and take-down
Report any hazards, unsafe practices or incidents to staff
Training Details Knowledge, Skill and Qualification Requirements:
• 14 years or older
• Proficient in the English language
• Personable, responsible
• Enjoy working with children and comfortable around adults
• Responsive to changing situations
• Follow directions well

Orientation and Training (provided):
• Volunteer Application (Release/Consent/Permission form, Code of Conduct, Policies for Volunteers and Contractors)
• Supervisor Meet and Match Interview
• Site and Role Orientation
Working Conditions Commitment and schedule: Event dependent.  Shifts are usually 1.5 – 2.5 hours, with 4-8 shifts throughout the week and volunteers choosing the number of shifts they would like to participate in. Working Conditions: Indoor land activities take place in the lobby with tables and chairs set up and Skate Shop area with rubber flooring and benches. Areas will be busy with many bodies making movement throughout area slow and potentially bumpy.
Minimum Duration Special event
Timing Weekday - Daytime, Weekend - Daytime
Time Detail Various shifts Dec 20-26
Fri Dec 20 5:45-8:15pm
Sat Dec 21 10-12:30, 2:45-5:15,
Sun Dec 22 10-12:30, 2:45-5:15,
Mon Dec 23 10-12:30, 2:45-5:15,
Tue Dec 24 9:45am-1:15pm
Thur Dec 26 9:30am-12:00pm
Age 14+
Ideal for An Individual, A Group
Transportation Not on a bus route
Accessibility Wheelchair accessible entrance, Wheelchair accessible washroom, Designated accessible parking space
Area(s) of Interest Special Events
Skill(s) Customer Service, Interpersonal Communication, Motivate Others, Adaptability, Playing
How to Apply
Application Link:
Website http://www.saanich.ca/EN/main/parks-recreation-culture/community-recreation-services/volunteer-with-saanich-recreation.html
Email Send an Email Message
Contact Gaileen Flaman
Phone 250-475-5502
Address 770 Vernon Avenue Victoria, V8X 2W7
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