COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT EVENT VOLUNTEER

SUMMARY OF FUNCTION

Assist with outdoor environmental community events on weekends (and select weekdays, based on your availability) during the months of March – June 2018.  Events will be located throughout the Greater Toronto Area and across the TRCA’s jurisdiction.  Successful candidates must attend a volunteer training session and commit to volunteering for 4 events during this event season.

 

TRAINING SESSION

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Black Creek Pioneer Village, 1000 Murray Ross Parkway, Toronto

 

KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE

  • Enjoy communicating with others;
  • Environmental knowledge with a focus on local wildlife, native plants and environmental conservation an asset;
  • Comfortable working outdoors in a team environment;
  • Experience with community events;
  • Interest in providing nature interpretation to the general public;
  • Interest in gardening/planting trees;
  • Familiarity with TRCA and its programs is an asset;
  • Current police check with Vulnerable Sector Screening required;
  • Access to a personal vehicle for travel to events.

 

SUMMARY OF TASKS

Perform the following tasks under general supervision:

  1. Participate in the training session on Wednesday, March 7, 2018 from 6 – 8pm;
  2. Participate in site safety orientations before each event;
  3. Assist with the set-up of tables, tents and other event equipment;
  4. Greet participants, collect registration information and any required waivers or releases;
  5. Assist with planting demonstrations and nature interpretation at events;
  6. Engage event participants in interactive activities at an event booth (successful candidates will be trained to lead event activities);
  7. Assist with packing up tables, tents and other event equipment;
  8. Participate at a minimum of 4 events during this event season.

 

We thank all applicants for their interest.  However, only those selected for training will be contacted.

Division: 
Education and Outreach
Location: 
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Closing date: 
Feb 20, 2018
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