Our Mission
About the Position
Position #: 1851
OrganizationSaanich Recreation
Position: Children's Activity Assistant - Saanich Cycling Festival
Location: Saanich Municipal Hall, 770 Vernon Ave, Victoria, BC, Canada
Impact Statement: Saanich Recreation Volunteers: Meaningful, not menial.

Saanich Parks and Recreation: We create opportunities that enrich the community, sustain quality environments and support healthy lifestyles.
Description: The Saanich Cycling Festival features a wide variety of free activities and we are looking for volunteers to assist with organizing the children's games and activities at the main celebration site.

Families are encouraged to cycle throughout the community and visit a variety Celebration Stations along the festival route.  Participants will be given an event map to collect stamps for a chance to win prizes when they turn-in the festival maps at the Saanich Municipal Hall.

ACTIVITY STATIONS at the Saanich Hall

Cycling obstacle course and skills challenge
Stage entertainment
Decorated kids ride (Bike Parade) at 1:00 pm at Saanich Hall
Face painting
Inflatable obstacle and bouncy castle
Interactive information booths
Bike safety tent
Festival Food Carts and Concessions
Training Details: Satisfactory completion of Child Protection Training (done in-house once you've been accepted in this position).
Working Conditions: Outdoors
Volunteers need to be personable, enjoy working with children, be responsive to a variety of situations and follow directions well. Of course you also have to be prepared to be active!

Volunteer must be at least 16 years old.
Satisfactory Police Information Check.

ALL volunteers MUST have reached an intermediate level of English, as per the definition at www.londonschool.com/level-scale
Benefits to volunteering with us: 

Give back to your community. 
Enhance your career. 
Have fun! 
Wear your Saanich Recreation t-shirt proudly. 
Earn passes to Saanich Recreation Centres.
Minimum Duration: 3 months or less
Timing: Weekend - Daytime
Time Detail: 10:30am-3pm
Special Event Start Date: 2018-04-22
Special Event End Date: 2018-04-22
Age: 16+
Ideal for: An Individual, A Group, ESL
Transportation: On a bus route
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible entrance, Wheelchair accessible washroom, Designated accessible parking space, Accessible work space, Support Newcomers and ESL
Area(s) of Interest: Children/Youth, Recreation/Sports
Skill(s): Customer Service, Supervision, Interpersonal Communication, Motivate Others, Self-Motivation, 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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