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Event Ambassador

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Volunteer Position Name / Role: Event Ambassador
Date Posted: Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Organization Name: Credit Valley Conservation
Organization Contact: Tori Fisher
Why you might want to consider taking this opportunity: Benefits:
•Get a chance to visit fairs and festivals for free
•Act as a representative of CVC
•Learn more about Credit River Watershed and the local environment
•Network and meet interesting people
•Gain valuable experience in the environmental sector
•Meet awesome CVC staff and work with a great team
•Become an active participant in building environmental awareness; contribute to a healthier environment; advocate for conservation!
Type of Organization: Public Service
More Info Link:
Volunteer type position is suitable for:
  • Adult (18 +)
Duties / Roles / Activities: (Up to 10 positions available)

Events take place in multiple locations within the Credit River Watershed (Orangeville, Halton Hills, Erin, Caledon, Brampton and Mississauga)

Program Commitment: This is a year-long program; however the majority of the events fall between April – June. Expected commitment is a minimum of four events. Shifts will generally be 3-5 hours long.

Event Ambassadors assist CVC with outreach to watershed residents at local community events. Event Ambassadors will attend various events on behalf of CVC and/or alongside CVC staff in order to grow the community’s awareness of our organization and programs.
Sample Tasks: This position will involve:
Learning about CVC and sharing it with the public;
Promoting CVC events and volunteer opportunities;
Endorsing CVC’s goals and our programs;
Engaging the public through interactive and educational activities;
Setting-up and dismantling displays with promotional materials;
Collecting contact information for follow-up purposes;
Encouraging people to sign-up for CVC’s newsletters and event notifications.
Dates & Times:
  • Daytime
  • Weekend
Seasonal: All Year
Location of Volunteer Activity:
  • Any Dufferin
  • Orangeville and area
  • Shelburne and area
  • Grand Valley and area
Wheelchair Accessibility: No
Can be used toward '40 Hours' for Highschool Graduation (OSSD): Yes
Does this opportunity relate to COVID-19: No
Commitment Length / Duration: Moderate Term (3 months to 1 year)
Training Required:
  • None
Transportation: Own Transportation Required
Expired Monday, March 16, 2020
Areas of Interest:
  • Conservation / Gardening / Horticulture / Nature / Trails / Environment
Skills / Experience: Send a brief paragraph on why you want to be an event ambassador, along with your resume to Lindsey Jennings by March 16, 2020.

Time Commitment: This is a year-long program, however most events fall between April - June. Expected commitment is a minimum of four events. Shifts will generally be 3 to 5 hours long. Requirements:
Confident when speaking to the public;
Enthusiastic and friendly;
Interest in environmental issues;
Good communication skills;
Motivated and a self-starter;
Minimum high school education;
Must have access to transportation;
Knowledge of or experience with Credit Valley Conservation an asset;
Other languages an asset;
Vulnerable sector screening required.
Resume Required.
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