Volunteer Coordiantor

Organization Details
Organization Name: Hanover Ag Society
Address: Grunthal MB
Website: http://hanoverag.com
Organizational Description: The Hanover Agricultural Society exists to provide opportunities to educate, promote, and celebrate agriculture and rural living. We are a non-profit organization which consists of an elected board of directors, as well as many other volunteers who serve as organizers for specific events and activities.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: With Hanover Ag Exhibition Park being in Grunthal, MB, we host three events:
- Spring Rodeo - May 25, 2019
- Hanover Ag Fair - August 15-18, 2019
- Heartland Rodeo Finals - September 14-15, 2019

The volunteer duties and responsibilities for this role includes:
- Attending Hanover Ag Society event meetings throughout the year.
- Reviewing the previous year's Volunteer Schedule and update as necessary.
- Recruiting responsible volunteers to work in volunteer stations. (there is assistance from others on calling past volunteers to schedule them for events)
- Create volunteer packages for each volunteer.
- Organize and host a volunteer meeting or training with assistance from other committee members.
- Be available during events to supervise, encourage and offer support to volunteers.
- Volunteer scheduling can range from 20 to 200 volunteers depending on the event.
Skills Required: The ideal candidates for this role will be:
- Reliable, organized and be present at events.
- Friendly, enthusiastic and can maintain positive volunteer relationships.
- Customer service focused and passionate about serving the community.
- Can work within a committee and board structure where ideas and problem solving are collaborative.
- Access to a computer with basic computer skills in Excel, Word and email is an asset.
Skills Gained/Related Careers: Community involvement and providing quality, family friendly events is at the heart of the Hanover Ag Society. As we prepare for 2019 we are seeking individuals to join us as Staffing Coordinators to assist with our events throughout the year. This is a fantastic opportunity for those who enjoy communicating with people and customer service, are semi-retired or retired or looking to build on management skills for your resume.
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Evening, Weekend
Location of volunteer opportunity: Eastman
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
Training/Orientation
How to Apply: Email: info@hanoverag.com
Phone: 204-371-1987
Closing Date: Mar 31, 2019
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