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Position # 3941
OrganizationMaritime Museum of BC
Position Gate / Donations Ambassador - Classic Boat Festival
Location Inner Harbour Centre, Wharf Street, Victoria, BC, Canada
Impact Statement Engage communities in witnessing and preserving maritime heritages.
Description Be part of the 2024 Classic Boat Festival! Each Labour Day weekend, we feature over 100 classic boats at Victoria Inner Harbour and host activities and races.

This role:

• Welcomes people to the Classic Boat Festival
• Requests donations for entry
• Gives general information to attendees and passers by

Volunteers may be involved in tasks including but not limited to:

• Engaging with the public
• Taking both cash and card donations for entry to the festival
• Engaging with the boaters
• Providing members of the public & boaters with festival information and local knowledge, answering questions as needed
• The first and last shift of the day will include some assistance with set-up and take-down duties.
Training Details • General Orientation to the Classic Boat Festival provided.
• We will also provide role-Specific orientation and training, including using the 'Square' system for accepting donations.
Working Conditions Working outdoors, rain or shine. Standing and walking on Concrete for duration of shift at Victoria's Inner Harbour.
Minimum Duration 3 months or less
Timing Weekday - Daytime, Weekend - Daytime
Time Detail The Classic Boat Festival happens Labour Day Weekend, Friday August 30 - Sunday September 1.

Shifts are 4 hours long.
• 8am-12pm
• 12-4pm
• 4-8:30pm*
*The festival closes at 6pm on Sunday.
Special Event Start Date 2024-08-30
Special Event End Date 2024-09-01
Age 16+
Ideal for An Individual
Transportation On a bus route
Area(s) of Interest Heritage/Museum, Events/Fundraising, Retail Sales/Donations
Skill(s) Customer Service, Interpersonal Communication, Communicate in Plain Language, Flexibility
How to Apply
Application Link:
Website http://mmbc.bc.ca/
Email Send an Email Message
Contact Brittany Vis
Phone 2503854222
Address 744 Douglas Street Victoria, V8W 3M6
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