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About the Position
Position # 212
OrganizationGrande Prairie and Area Safe Communities
Position Snow Migration Helper - Safety City Sidewalk Maintenance
Location 10318 92 Street, Grande Prairie, AB, Canada
Impact Statement By volunteering your time with Grande Prairie & Area Safe Communities you are helping to provide important safety education and working towards reducing the numbers of preventable injuries in our community.

There is always room for new volunteers!
Description We are looking for some volunteers to help us keep a few areas of Safety City clear of snow and safe for people walking between buildings. The areas we would like to focus on are the two entrance gates to safety city, The sidewalk to the Farm Safety Barn, a path to our resource shed, and our wheelchair ramp area.
Outdoor work. Volunteers need to dress appropriately for the weather and the task. Volunteers should be prepared to get a good workout and be familiar with proper use of a snow shovel. We do not own a snow blower at this time.
Training Details Meeting with Executive Director to go over safety and expectations. Ongoing communications with Executive Director to address needs as they arise.
Working Conditions Variable Outdoor Conditions
Physically demanding work
Use of Shovels to clear snow
Spreading of sand/ gravel as needed
Spreading of ice melt product as needed
May be icy/slippery conditions at times
Duration 4 - 6 months
Timing Anytime
Time Detail Volunteer Shifts would be needed based on snowfalls. Volunteer time would be somewhat flexible. Volunteers time would vary depending on amount of snow and number of volunteers available for each work party.
Age 14+
Ideal for An Individual, A Group
Transportation On a bus route
Area(s) of Interest Maintenance/Trades
Skill(s) Collaboration, Interpersonal Communication, Written Communication, Verbal Communication, Flexibility, Estimating
How to Apply
Application Link:
Website http://www.gpsafecommunities.com
Email Send an Email Message
Contact Cindy Blinston
Phone 780-402-2818
Address 10318 92 Street Grande Prairie, T8V 5K9


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