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Position:
2046 - Event Volunteer - Mississauga Italfest Festival
Organization:
Position Address:
Mississauga Celebration Square, City Centre Drive, Mississauga, ON, Canada
Location:
Mississauga

Goal

Mississauga ITALFEST is Mississauga's first and premier Italian festival. Named one of the Top 100 Festivals & Events in Ontario, ITALFEST takes place annually in August, and is a free event celebrating all that is Italian. Featuring delicious food and crafts from 50+ vendors and artisans, cultural and family-oriented activities, entertainment from local and international talent, a thriving "mercato" and much more, the festival spotlights a community rich in heritage, entertainment and family values.


Description

Volunteer positions available include:

  • Greeters
  • Information Sources
  • Maintenance Crew
  • Media
  • Next Day Clean-Up Crew
  • Runners for Organizing Committee
  • Signage - VIP Handlers
  • Customer Service/ Cash Handling
  • Recreation Support (Sports including Soccer challenge activity)
  • Assistance at the Heritage Centre

Benefits

Volunteers are essential in making an event a great success. As you can imagine, we require several volunteers to cover all aspects of activities on the grounds from early morning to late evening. Volunteering is one of the best ways to support and contribute to the festival. Our volunteers share a passion for the festival and Italian culture, a foundation that continually inspires the growth and engagement of a thriving volunteer community, which we often refer to as our "famiglia'. Make new friends, help put on a world class festival, and enjoy the atmosphere!


Qualifications

  • Must be physically able to lift/carry between 20lbs to 40lbs
  • Smart Serve Certification helpful.
  • Some accommodations for some accessibility may be available

Min Age: 14   
Police Check: Not required   
Resume:Not required   
Driver's Licence: Not required   
Proof of Vaccination: Not required


Time Commitment
This is a Special Event commitment starting 2022-08-12 AND ending 2022-08-13
Shifts are available on the following days
 - Friday Morning, Friday Afternoon, Friday Evening, Saturday Morning, Saturday Afternoon, Saturday Evening

Friday, August 12th from 8am to 11:00pm Saturday, August 13th between 8am to midnight hours (12:00am) Please indicate your shift availability on the volunteer application form when applying.


Training

Orientation & training will be provided on site


More Details
Areas of Interest: Arts & Crafts, Construction/Renovation/Repair, Sports & Recreation, Customer Service, Seasonal/Special Event, Food Services, Life Skills & Accessibility, Music/Theatre, Parent & Child Support, Transportation
Accessibility: Unknown
Ideal for: Individuals, Groups, Older Adults
Apply before: 2022-08-11



How to Contact
Send an Email Message
Social Media
http://www.mississaugaitalfest.com


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