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Volunteer Special Event Assistant – Seniors Program

8 June / 2015
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  • Provide assistance with general tasks at special events, field trips, programs that engage seniors in cultural, recreational, and/or educational opportunities

Primary Responsibilities:

  • The position is intended to assist in the general organization and implementing of an event with tasks such as:
    • Event planning
    • Ticket sales
    • Registration
    • Taking attendance
    • Leading groups
    • Emceeing
    • Set up and clean up tasks
    • Hospitality
  • Work closely with Seniors Service Worker who is responsible for program coordination – keeping up with regular communication and providing updates
  • Collaborate with staff and volunteer team to provide an inclusive and safe environment for participants

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Ability to communicate in Mandarin and/or Cantonese is an asset
  • Ability to converse in English
  • Experience working with seniors is an asset
  • Experience working with a large group is an asset
  • Positive, patient, punctual, and reliable
  • Responsible and dependable

Time Commitment:

Occasional (hours depend on event/trip)

To Apply, contact:

Marie Rocillo, Volunteer Coordinator