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Position #: 2490
OrganizationSaanich Recreation
Position: Arts Activity Assistant - Cadboro Bay Festival
Location: Cadboro-Gyro Park, Sinclair Road, Victoria, BC, Canada
Impact Statement: To strengthen and connect community through recreation volunteerism.
Description: The Arts Activity Assistant will work at a hands-on art activity station helping with set-up, preparation and assisting children and families with arts activities. Additionally, they may assist in other areas such as information tables and performance stages.
Duties and Responsibilities:
•Welcome, encourage and engage participants to make arts and crafts projects
•Facilitate children’s handling of the materials and tools required
•Adapt to line-ups and crowding
•Assist in other festival areas including information and performances, as needed
•Assist with set-up, clean-up and take-down
•Report any hazards, unsafe practices or incidents to staff
Knowledge, Skill and Qualification Requirements:
•16 years or older
•Personable, responsible
•Enjoy working with children and comfortable around adults
•Responsive to changing situations
•Follow directions well
•Clear current Criminal Records Check or Police Information Check
Training Details: Orientation and Training (provided):
• Volunteer Application (Liability Waiver, Code of Conduct, Policies for Volunteers and Contractors)
• Child Protection/Vulnerable Persons Training
• Supervisor Meet and Match Interview
• Site and Role Orientation
Working Conditions: Working Conditions: Outdoors, mostly under a tent. Standing and moving, sitting at quiet times. Able to lift 20 lbs. Staff supervised.
Minimum Duration: Special event
Timing: Weekend - Daytime
Time Detail: One day event. Sunday August 11 10:30am-3:15pm
Age: 16+
Ideal for: An Individual, A Group, ESL/EAL
Transportation: Car required
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible entrance, Wheelchair accessible washroom, Designated accessible parking space, Accessible work space
Area(s) of Interest: Arts/Culture, Children/Youth
Skill(s): Customer Service, Motivate Others, Flexibility, Creating, 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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