Boo at the Zoo Ambassador

Organization Details
Organization Name: Assiniboine Park and Zoo
Address: 54 Zoo Drive
Winnipeg MB  R3P 2N6
Website: http://www.assiniboinepark.ca/volunteer
Organizational Description: Assiniboine Park Conservancy (Assiniboine Park and Zoo) is a team of dedicated staff and volunteers who employ visionary leadership and best practices that protect, nurture and enhance Assiniboine Park and Assinibone Park Zoo to provide extraordinary visitor experiences for present and future generations.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: Boo at the Zoo is BACK!
Welcome to a Mystical Fair. This reimagined event is bigger, better, spookier, and more magical than ever before!

Boo at the Zoo is an evening event that takes place after-hours in the Zoo. It is designed for families and people of all ages and will feature special performances, activities, and jaw-dropping displays!
We rely on volunteers to help visitors enjoy a magical experience and keep all guests safe at Boo at the Zoo. Volunteers will be expected to follow all COVID-19 precautions and complete a screening before the start of each shift.
General Volunteer Positions (suitable for everyone)
Fire Pit Attendants
Visitor Services Concierge
Event Ambassadors
Site Safety Ambassadors
Games Monitors
Skills Required: must be 14 years of age or older (parental permission required if under 18)
must commit to at least two shifts throughout Boo at the Zoo
must be able to spend extended periods of time outdoors in all kinds of weather
must be able to move around easily outdoors either on foot or with the use of mobility aids
are encouraged to wear family-friendly Halloween costumes
must be comfortable interacting with visitors of all ages
must follow direction from staff and lead volunteers
must complete a short online training module
Skills Gained/Related Careers: 1. Customer Service
2. Problem Solving
3. Confidence in dealing with the public
Age: 17 and under, 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Evening, Weekend
a minimum of two (2) 5 hour shifts from October 8th to 31st from approximately 5:30 - 10:30pm depending on volunteer role.
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
Uses a wheelchair
Organization will provide: Supervision
Training/Orientation
How to Apply: Online: www.assiniboinepark.ca/events/boo-at-the-zoo/volunteer
Closing Date: Oct 8, 2021