Folklorama Pavilion Volunteer

Organization Details
Organization Name: Folklorama
Address: 2nd floor - 183 Kennedy Street
Winnipeg MB  R3C 1S6
Organizational Description: A non-profit organization that organizes entertaining and educational events, workshops, and programming 365 days a year, Folklorama's mission is bringing people together by sharing ethno-cultural experiences and education.

Travel the world without a passport! Experience world-class entertainment, enjoy delicious authentic cuisine, warm hospitality, and view beautiful cultural displays during Folklorama, the largest and longest-running multicultural festival of its kind in the world*. Adventure to Pavilions that will transport you around the world without leaving Winnipeg.

*(as determined in 2010 by CIOFF, the International Council of Organizations of Folklore Festivals and Folk Arts).
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Volunteer Opportunity ID: 1375
Description of Duties:

Did you know Folklorama Pavilions are 100% volunteer-run? Pavilion volunteers help Pavilions to run smoothly and are a big part of what makes our Festival so successful! Tasks may vary from Pavilion to Pavilion, but may include assisting in the following areas:

- Admissions

- Guest Services

- Food/Beverage Service

- Pavilon Set Up/Take Down

- Cultural Display

- Souvenirs

- And more!

Skills Required:

You should be flexible and open to performing an assortment of duties. You will interact with a range of Pavilion guests and volunteers so good communication skills are essential. Knowledge of the Pavilion's culture is a benefit. You will be part of creating a memorable experience for Pavilion visitors.
Food Handlers and Smart Choices certificates are an asset. Please be prepared to provide this information to the Pavilion upon request.

Skills Gained/Related Careers:

Food service, customer service, public speaking, tourism/events

Age: 13-15, 16-17, 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment:

The 2024 Folklorama Festival runs from August 4th - 17th, 2024. Please visit our website for more information on specific Pavilion operational hours, locations, and showtimes.

Location of volunteer opportunity: Winnipeg
Does opportunity require a criminal record check? No
Does opportunity require a child abuse registry check? No
Opportunity is available to candidates that: Group - small, family and friends
Fulfilling volunteer hours for school credit
Are able to attend with a support person
Uses a mobility device
Required to complete community service
French speaking / Bilingual (French and English)
Speaks another language (other than French or English): We welcome speakers of all languages!
Organization will provide: Supervision
Volunteer benefits may vary from Pavilion to Pavilion.
How to Apply: Online:
Closing Date: Aug 1, 2024