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About the Position
Position #: 18584
OrganizationLINK Picnic Festival
Position: Children's Village Coordinator - Leadership Role - Pre-Event
Location: Victoria Park, Clock Tower. Kitchener ON
Impact Statement: The LINK Picnic Festival and Carnival Costume Parade is an African and Caribbean Cultural Diaspora event including food, art, music and activities to engage the whole family. Your support helps us raise awareness of these cultures, reduce barriers to cultural harmony and collaboration, and link people up through the Arts.
Description: This volunteer should have experience working with and organizing children’s activities, work well under pressure, as well as have excellent written and verbal communication skills. This position requires the volunteer to communicate with and book activity partners, manage other volunteers and their schedule in running activities for the children (crafts, games, races, face painting, limbo contest, the carnival parade within the park, and other children activities), setup and keeping track of supplies, participate in promotional opportunities, and submit a final report.
Requirements: English Proficiency, Physical Demand, Specialized Training, Work Without Supervision
Training Details: Orientation to the position provided by Event Manager.
Working Conditions: Event is outdoor. Able to manage excited children in activities in an open concept.
Duration: Special event
Timing: Anytime
Time Detail: Festival will be held from August 24th-25th, 2019
Special Event Start Date: 2019-08-24
Special Event End Date: 2019-08-25
Age: 20+
Ideal for: An Individual, A Newcomer
Transportation: On a bus route
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible entrance, Wheelchair accessible washroom, Designated accessible parking space, Support volunteers with special needs, Accessible work space, Support Newcomers
Area(s) of Interest: Children/Youth, Leadership/Management, Special Events
Skill(s): Cultural Awareness/Sensitivity, Interpersonal Communication, Plan & Co-ordinate, Motivate Others, Creative Thinking
How to Apply
Application Link:
Email: Send an Email Message
Contact: Sylma
Phone: 519-721-5746
Address: 5-420 Erb Street West Waterloo, N2L 6K6


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