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Position:
3076 - Canada ('Celebrate Caledon') Day Event Volunteer - Information Desk (16+) > Caledon, July 1st, 2022
Organization:
Position Address:
'Celebrate Caledon': Albion Hills Conservation Park, Peel Regional Road 50, Caledon, ON, Canada
Location:
Brampton, Caledon

Goal

A recently founded not-for-profit cultural association (2021), Caledon South Asian Association (CSAA) is expanding its presence in the Town of Caledon for the purpose of increasing cultural awareness of South Asian culture to the residents of Caledon and facilitating access to resources and help ensure accessible resources and services are available to South Asians in Caledon that they are most in need of.

As part of Canada Day, 'Celebrate Caledon' is celebrated locally, as well, on July 1st, and CSAA will be a participant by way of a Caledon South Asian Association (CSAA) Desk. Our Event Volunteers will welcome and invite those attendees walking by our information Desk to pause and learn about CSAA, including handing them a CSAA flyer that informs the public about our services and opportunity for membership. Event attendees who express interest will also be invited to enter their name and email address in our 'Guest Registry', for purposes of follow up. See DESCRIPTION, below.



Description

Our Event Volunteer is an ambassador on Canada Day ('Celebrate Caledon') for the Caledon South Asian Association, ready and eager to engage and inform event attendees about CSAA. See GOAL, above, and bottled water will be available to hand to those members of the public who express interest in CSSA. See TIME COMMITMENT, below, for details about shifts.

'Celebrate Caledon' takes place at the Albion Hills Conservation Park (see MAP, below), and prospective volunteers are advised that the event site not accessible by public transit.

Canada Day is less than 2 weeks away. PLEASE APPLY WITHOUT DELAY, and no later than June 29thVolunteers with 'profiles' within Volunteer MBC's Referral System can 'click' the yellow box 'Apply Now!' (above) to send their name/contact info to CSAA directly. If you do not have a 'volunteer profile', you are invited to create one. You may also contact CSAA by email enquiry or by telephone (see How to Contact, below).

After you have applied, kindly monitor your email (incl. 'Junk/Spam' folders) and leave space on your voicemail for communications from CSAA. Thank you!


Benefits

Gaining social skills and contacts ('networking') within the Caledon community + Further experience in communication skills by listening and responding to those who want to talk + Excellent 'marketing & promotion' volunteering opportunity + Volunteers will receive 'community service' hours recognition (incl. a document that records your hours) + Add to your 'volunteering resume'!


Qualifications

  • Minimum Age - 16
  • You have a friendly, engaging personality, and you welcome the opportunity to converse about what CSAA stands for with members of the public, while 'promoting' us, our vision and mission
  • Solid English (fluency one or more South Asian languages is most welcome)
  • Punctual, ready for an orientation about CSAA and the Event Volunteer 'role'

Min Age: 16   
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 2022-07-01 AND ending 2022-07-01
Shifts are available on the following days
 - Friday Afternoon, Friday Evening

EVENT DATE: July 1st, 2022, from 2:00 PM to 10:00 PM (Shifts will be assigned, depending on your availability, and may be 1, 2, to a maximum of 4, hours each).

Volunteers should plan their 'travel time' to the event site (see MAP, below), so that they arrive 10 minutes before their shift begins.



Training

Volunteers will have an ORIENTATION to CSAA and the volunteering 'role' and event site, before their shift begins. Please arrive at least 10 minutes early for the orientation.


More Details
Areas of Interest: Culture & Heritage, Education & Learning, Customer Service, Holiday & Festive, Information & Referral Services, Marketing/Promotion, Settlement & Integration, Senior Support
Accessibility: Fully Accessible Workplace
Ideal for: Individuals, Newcomers
Apply before: 2022-06-29



How to Contact
Send an Email Message
Social Media
http://caledonsaa.ca
https://www.facebook.com/groups/caledonsouthasianassociation


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