Gold Heart Gala Set Up Squad

Organization Details
Organization Name: Variety, the Children's Charity
Address: 440a Don Ave
Winnipeg MB  R3L 0S4
Website: http://www.varietymanitoba.com
Organizational Description: Variety, the Children's Charity of Manitoba steps in where government, healthcare, school divisions, and other funding sources end to provide proven solutions to enrich the lives of children in Manitoba living with special needs and experiencing economic disadvantage
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Volunteer Opportunity ID: 3220
   
Description of Duties:

Variety's Gold Heart Gala is taking place on May 4th at the RBC Convention Centre in the York Ballroom.
This is Variety's biggest fundraiser of the year and we are hoping to raise significant funds to support children in Manitoba who are living with special needs.

We're looking for volunteers who can come help us set up for the event on May 4th.

We will provide snacks and have parking passes for volunteers who park in the convention centre parkades.

Some tasks include:
- Helping to set up the silent auction and live auction tables
- Putting program and chocolates on the tables
- Putting our signs up around the room
- Setting up direction signs around the convention center
- Helping to set up the evening volunteers workstation

   
Skills Required:

- Time Management
- Detail Oriented
- Ability to work with a team and follow direction
- Professional attitude

   
Skills Gained/Related Careers:

- You can learn how to work in a team setting
- You can also learn how to work independently as there are many different tasks available to complete
- You'll be able to enhance your detail orientation skills (ie. by helping to set up auction tables)
- You'll also gain skills related to event management and learning some behind the scenes information on what it takes to make a great event run

   
Age: 12 and under, 13-15, 16-17, 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment:
Daytime

9:00 am - 2:00 pm on Saturday May 6th, 2023 at the RBC Convention Centre - York Ballroom (the new side).

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
Group - large, corporate and schools
Fulfilling volunteer hours for school credit
Are able to attend with a support person
Uses a mobility device
French speaking / Bilingual (French and English)
Organization will provide: A letter of reference
Supervision
Training/Orientation
How to Apply: Email: atavares@varietymanitoba.com
Closing Date: May 1, 2024
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