Volunteer Action Centre
About the Position
Position #: 155
OrganizationGrande Prairie VSB
Position: Safety Patrol - 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: The Safety Patrol will be continually present on the festival site and is the first point of contact in emergency situations. Volunteers will be responsible for ensuring a safe environment for all.

Primary Responsibilities:

- Act as emergency contact point
- Report incident details to SPF Committee Members
- Report unlawful acts to festival organizers/authorities (i.e. RCMP, By-Law)
- Escort lost children to the Information Booth; direct parents of lost children to the Information Booth
- Keep unauthorized vehicles out of festival
- Inform people there is no skateboarding, bikes or roller-blades on-site
- Inform people that no dogs are permitted on the site (report to By-Law if necessary)
- Crowd control – ensure store fronts are not being blocked during performances

All volunteers with receive food and beverages, a t-shirt and be part of the 19th Anniversary of this much-loved Festival.
Training Details: Provided
Working Conditions: Outside, prolonged standing, limited to no shade
Duration: Special event
Timing: Weekend - Daytime, Weekend - Evening
Time Detail: July 19-21, 2019
Special Event Start Date: 2019-07-19
Special Event End Date: 2019-07-21
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, Adaptability, Self-Motivation
How to Apply
Application Link:
Website: http://www.volunteergp.com
Address: Grande Prairie,


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