Host Ambassador Volunteer

Opportunity ID: 2829

Organization Details
Organization Name: Downtown Winnipeg Business Improvement Zone
Address: 426 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg, MB R3C 0C9
Website: http://www.downtownwinnipegbiz.com
Organizational Description: Making Downtown Winnipeg a better place to work, shop, live, enjoy, and conduct business through safety, cleanliness, marketing, special events, and promotions.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: Ambassadors to the downtown helping to promote events, programs, and services. Providing directions and information to downtown users. Attending special events such as the Farmers Market, concert series, press conferences, and more. Greeting and promoting downtown to tourists and all visitors.
Skills Required: -Tourism, hospitality, and customer service experience considered an asset.
-Knowledge of the downtown area is considered an asset.
-Good interpersonal skills, must be outgoing and comfortable interacting with the public
-Clear communications and good listening skills. Attentive and empathetic.
-Volunteers must provide solid black shoes, solid black socks and solid black pants. Downtown Winnipeg BIZ will provide the upper part of the uniform.
Skills Gained/Related Careers: Tourism and Hospitality Industries. Public Relations Industry. Retail, marketing, events, and public service.
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Daytime, Evening
Downtown Host Ambassadors can volunteer anywhere from Monday to Friday between the hours of 8:00 am up to 5:00 pm. Some opportunities on weekends and evenings depending on events
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: General Populace
Organization will provide: A letter of reference
Certificate of recognition
Evaluation
Supervision
Training/Orientation
How to Apply: Email: volunteer@downtownwinnipegbiz.com
Phone: 204-958-4644
Online: downtownwinnipegbiz.com/volunteer/
Closing Date: Dec 31, 2018
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