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Position #: 2109
OrganizationBurnside Gorge Community Association
Position: Clean Up Crew - Gorge Waterway Clean Up
Impact Statement: The purpose of the Burnside Gorge Community Association is to lead, promote and support prevention and intervention based initiatives which encourage healthy, inclusive, and socially just living. This is accomplished through:

*Engaging and consulting with our communities concerning issues and developments important to our residents and businesses
*Providing a continuum of high quality programs and supports that strengthen the lives of children, youth and families in Greater Victoria
*Establishing, promoting and operating facilities that provide public amenities to benefit the community
*Cultivating community connections and a sense of community pride through celebrations and initiatives
*Advocating in the best interest of our community and ensuring a representative voice for all of those we serve
*Fostering work place practices that support employees and strengthen our efforts to be a model employer
*Supporting the provision of housing for low and moderate income households
Description: The Gorge Waterway Clean-up is an annual event coordinated by the Burnside Gorge Community Association that involves community members in the clean-up and beautification of local waters and shorelines in the Gorge Waterway and Selkirk Waterfront areas.

This year's event takes place on Saturday, September 14, from 10 am - 12 pm. Volunteers can choose an area that best suits them, sign out garbage pickers, wheel barrows, bags, gloves and gum boots and help to clean up the shoreline between the Tillicum Bridge and the Bay St. Bridge.
Training Details: Onsite instruction. Safe handling procedures outlined.
Working Conditions: Outdoors, varied terrain from paved path to silty tidal zones. Lifting / carrying of debris involved.
Minimum Duration: 3 months or less
Timing: Weekday - Daytime
Time Detail: 10 am - 12 pm
Special Event Start Date: 2019-09-14
Special Event End Date: 2019-09-14
Age: 1+
Ideal for: An Individual, A Group
Transportation: On a bus route
Area(s) of Interest: Gardening/Environment, Recycling
Skill(s): Stewardship
How to Apply
Application Link:
Website: http://www.burnsidegorge.ca
Email: Send an Email Message
Contact: Travis Chater
Phone: 250-388-5251
Address: 471 Cecelia Road Victoria, V8T4T4
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