Casual Events Volunteer

Organization Details
Organization Name: Rainbow Resource Centre
Address: 170 Scott Street
Winnipeg MB  R3L 0L3
Website: http://www.rainbowresourcecentre.org
Organizational Description: We are a non-profit organization that serves the LGBTTQ* community in Manitoba and North Western Ontario.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: Why volunteer your valuable time at Rainbow Resource Centre?

-To make connections within the LGBT2SQ+ community and help elevate our public presence as Representatives of the Centre

-To learn more about the Centre and the resources, support and education we provide to the community

-To gain skills and work experience in the planning, development and execution of a variety of public events for which a professional reference will be provided.

Purpose: To participate in Rainbow Resource Centre special events like the RRC Spring Gala, LGBT Centre Awareness Day, and any Pride-related events that require a Centre presence.

Duties & Responsibilities: Prepare silent auction baskets, assist in the set-up and take-down of the event including transportation of supplies to and from the venue, ensure event space is clean, safe and free from hazards, direct participants to appropriate locations, operate the registration and silent auction tables, be familiar with the event details and activities, participate in pre- and post-event planning meetings.
Skills Required: Friendly, outgoing, responsible, organized, reliable, calm under pressure, adaptable, able to work effectively both independently and as part of a team, able to follow direction. (Access to a vehicle capable of transporting event supplies is an asset but not mandatory).
Skills Gained/Related Careers:
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Daytime, Evening, Weekend
2 to 4 hours per event, approx. 4 events per year; events occur mostly on the evenings and weekends, however some planning and preparation occurs on weekdays. (Will be asked to commit to scheduled hours for the event, must contact the Volunteer Coordinator as far in advance as possible to notify of upcoming absences).
Location of volunteer opportunity: Winnipeg
Does opportunity require a criminal record check? Yes
Will cost be reimbursed? Yes
Does opportunity require a child abuse registry check? Yes
Will cost be reimbursed? Yes
Opportunity is available to candidates that: Are fulfilling volunteer hours for credit
Are supported
Uses a wheelchair
Organization will provide: A letter of reference
Certificate of recognition
Evaluation
Supervision
Training/Orientation
How to Apply: Email: programming@rainbowresourcecentre.org
In Person
Online: rainbowresourcecentre.org/volunteer/opportunities/casual-events
Closing Date: Feb 29, 2020
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