Winnipeg Central Global Market Volunteer

Organization Details
Organization Name: Spence Neighbourhood Association
Address: 430 Langside Street
Winnipeg MB  R3B 2T5
Website: http://www.spenceneighbourhood.org
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Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: The Winnipeg Central Global Market is looking for volunteers to help with market setup OR take down (must be able to lift some weight, including upstairs and downstairs). Market takes place in Central Park on Saturdays, until September 14, 2019.

Setup: help vendors moving tables, chairs, canopies from Knox to Central Park; help setting up canopies.
Take-down: help vendors moving equipment back from the Park to Knox Church basement, in good condition.

Winnipeg Central Global Market is a grassroots community economic development initiative in Central Park, to support local residents or small startup businesses, especially Indigenous and newcomer. WCGM provides an opportunity for our community members to make complementary income, showcasing local vendors' talents and knowledge, and positively engage the community in a multicultural environment.
Skills Required: Ability to lift up to 20 pounds;
ability to walk up and down stairs;
friendliness and ability to work with people from different backgrounds.
Skills Gained/Related Careers: Events; community development; interpersonal skills.
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Daytime, Weekend
Setup: Any of the upcoming Saturdays until September 14, 2019, and Canada Day, 9:30-11:00 AM Take-down: Any of the upcoming Saturdays until September 14, 2019, and Canada Day, 2:30-4 PM
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: Are fulfilling volunteer hours for credit
Speaks French
Speaks another language: Arabic, Urdu, Somali
Organization will provide: Supervision
Training/Orientation
How to Apply: Email: winnipegcentralglobalmarket@gmail.com
Phone: 204-999-2840
Closing Date: Sep 14, 2019
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