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Position:
3193 - Magical Holiday Season Celebration December 3 Volunteer
Organization:
Position Address:
10 Dundas Street East, Mississauga, ON, Canada. The 4 corners intersection of Hurontario and Dundas streets, right by the Cooksville sign.
Location:
Mississauga

Goal

We are creating an amazing magical holiday season celebration for the Cooksville community. The goal of this event is to bring connection, vibrancy and a beautiful holiday season spirit to the community. 


Description

Heart Comonos is looking for volunteers for an upcoming community event to celebrate the Holiday Season on Saturday, December 3rd in Downtown Cooksville at 4 Corners (Dundas and Hurontario right at the Cooksville sign). We will be needing volunteers from 9am to 9pm. Are there a few hours during this time window that you would be willling and available to serve as a volunteer? Would you able to volunteer for any of the tasks below?

Volunteers needed on the evening of November 30th or December 1st to help prepare swag bags

    Volunteers are needed for December 3rd for:

    • Venue setup at 9am 
    • Volunteers will setup the Tents (Indigenous ceremony tent, Welcome tent, Donation tent, Refreshments tent, Candle Lighting tent, Stage tent
    • Setup floodlights at the venue
    • Hang the banner 
    • Setup tables and chairs
    • Setup sound for stage if needed
    • Item Pick up (a vehicle is needed for this task) 
    • Volunteers will pick up refreshments (Coffee, Tea and Hot chocolate) for event 
    • Pick up cookies for event 

    Tent volunteer activities during event

    • Volunteers will sign in attendees and monitor Welcome Tent
    • Volunteers will hand out candles and monitor Lighting a Candle Tent 
    • Volunteers will receive and hand out donations of hats, gloves, scarves, blankets and sleeping bags and monitor Donation Tent
    • Volunteers will hand out refreshments and monitor Refreshments Tent 
    • Volunteer will provide assistance at Smudging Ceremony

    Photography - Volunteers will take pictures of event and attendees for Heart Comonos social media pages

     

    Venue Cleanup at 7:30pm to 9:00pm

    • Clean up after the event is over 
    • Place all items like tables, chairs, tents etc. in rented Uhaul truck 


    Benefits

    This is a great networking experience to get to know members of your community and help spread the holiday spirit. There will be music, dancing, candle lighting, singing, conversations, lights, coffee, tea, hot chocolate, cookies and much more! We also offer signed volunteer hours.


    Qualifications

    • MINIMUM AGE - 14 (if you are under 18, you will be REQUIRED for your parent/guardian to sign a waiver)
    • Dress for a cold, windy, outdoor event!!!
    • We encourage volunteers to attend an event volunteer orientation (Virtual via Zoom) on Wednesday  November 30, 2022 or December 1, 2022 from 7pm to 8pm. 
    • Available and committed to volunteer 'in person' at the location of the event on December 3, 2022. Volunteers are asked to clarify which hours they are available to volunteer between 9am to 9pm. 
    • Punctual, reliable and ready to follow directions re. the 'role' assigned to you. 
    • You are requested to monitor your 'Junk/Spam' email folders and leave space on your voicemail for communications from Heart Comonos.
    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 2022-11-30 AND ending 2022-12-04
    Shifts are available Anytime

    TIME COMMITMENT

    •  Shifts are available at the following times on Saturday December 3, 2022; Morning, Afternoon and Evening.
    • Please clarify the hours that you are able to volunteer 

    Training

    VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION MEETING (virtual via Zoom): November 30, 2022 or December 1, 2022 7:00PM to 8:30PM 

    We also invite you to become acquainted with the VISION & MISSION of Heart Comonos, check out our website https://heartcomonos.ca 

    And on social media 

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/heartcomonos/

    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/heartcomonos/

    Twitter: https://twitter.com/HeartComonos


    More Details
    Areas of Interest: Arts & Crafts, Communication/Journalism, Culture & Heritage, Customer Service, Seasonal/Special Event, Information Technology, Audio & Visual Production, Youth Programs, Event Planning, Food Services, Social Media, Graphic/Web Design, Holiday & Festive, Marketing/Promotion, Music/Theatre, Senior Support, Transportation, Volunteer Coordination, Youth Mentorship, Multilingual, Newcomer Support
    Accessibility: Fully Accessible Workplace
    Ideal for: Individuals, Groups, Co-op Placements, Newcomers, Older Adults
    Apply before: 2022-12-01



    How to Contact
    Send an Email Message
    Social Media
    http://linktr.ee/heartcomonos
    http://www.facebook/heartcomonos


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