Event Volunteer
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Volunteer Types: Entertainment, Environment, Event planning and participation, Food preparation and services, Special events and festivals
Organization types: Education, Environmental/Animals, Libraries
Long term (6 months to a year)
Application Deadline: May 13, 2023
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Description

We regularly host community events for members or the public (for example: Repair Cafés) and often need extra hands to help with logistics and support before/during/after the event. This can include postering and promotion, event setup, greeting and registration, food prep and service, teardown, and other functions.
Like to engage with people and share our vision? The OTL is often at farmer’s markets, festivals, and other community events to reach the public about the existence and benefits of the tool library, but also the wider sharing economy and our goals of ecology and self-sufficiency.
Event volunteering at outreach events is a low level commitment and a great way to meet other enthusiastic OTL volunteers and also perfect for getting volunteer hours for school.

Please apply to this opportunity via our website intake form: https://www.volgistics.com/appform/817282550

How will this opportunity benefit the volunteer?
You will get to meet other people of the community who also care about the environment and the sharing of resources. Skills you can build are: customer service, event planning, and operations of an event and much more as listed in the description.
How will the organization benefit?
Build a stronger community who cares about sharing resources and making the planet a better place to live.
Volunteer location:
877a Boyd Avenue and other locations around town.

Contact

Jonathan Wade
@Ottawa Tool Library
Time it will take to contact applicants:
​1-6-days

Details

This position would be great for: Adults, High School Students (14-18), Newcomers to Canada, Seniors (65+), Young Adults (19-24)
Number of Positions Available: 5
Good for people interested in: Entertainment, Environment, Event planning and participation, Food preparation and services, Special events and festivals
You will be helping with: First Nations, Métis, Inuit, Indigenous persons, LGBTQI2+, Men, Persons new to Canada, Seniors, Visible minorities or racialized persons, Women, Youth (19-24 years)

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