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About the Position
Position #: 157
OrganizationGrande Prairie VSB
Position: Audience Services - 2019 Grande Prairie International Street Performers Festival
Location: 100 Ave, Grande Prairie, AB, Canada Downtown
Impact Statement: Without great volunteers the Street Performers Festival would not happen.
The Festival is produced by the Grande Prairie International Street Performers Festival Association and the Grande Prairie Volunteer Services Bureau is proud to be recruiting and coordinating the volunteers for the festival once again. Every volunteer serves a vital role in keeping this festival running year after year and so we are asking once more for your help to kick it into gear and make this great festival happen.
Description: Volunteers will be responsible for creating a welcoming environment at the festival and answering general audience questions.

Primary Responsibilities:

- Welcome Festival attendees at the entrances
- Assist with downloading digital program as needed
- Answer questions and inform Festival Attendees of location of services (i.e. cash machines, change centre/info booth, porta-potties) and site etiquette (i.e. no bikes, skateboards or pets).
- Provide change making service to Vendors who have signed up for the service (Vendors will have card indicating they have signed-up) – Runner to visit vendors.
- Notify proper authorities of any issues (i.e. notify environment volunteers if recycling needs attending, notify safety patrol if a child has become separated from a parent, etc.)

All volunteers will receive a t-shirt, food and beverages while on shift and be part of the 19th Anniversary of this much-loved festival.
Training Details: Provided
Working Conditions: Outside, prolonged standing, limited to no shade, fast steady pace.
Duration: Special event
Timing: Weekend - Daytime, Weekend - Evening
Time Detail: July 19-21, 2019
Age: 12+
Ideal for: An Individual, A Group, A Newcomer
Transportation: On a bus route
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible entrance, Support volunteers with special needs, Accessible work space, Support Newcomers
Area(s) of Interest: Arts/Culture, Special Events
Skill(s): Communicate in Plain Language, Plan & Co-ordinate, Motivate Others, Stewardship, Adaptability, Self-Motivation
How to Apply
Application Link:
Website: http://www.volunteergp.com
Address: Grande Prairie,


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