2023 Kidsfest

Organization Details
Organization Name: Winnipeg International Children's Festival
Address: Winnipeg MB
Website: www.kidsfest.ca
Organizational Description: A charitable organization dedicated to providing outstanding performances, circus arts and interactive activities that are educational, inspiring and accessible to children and families from diverse communities.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: Kidsfest is seeking volunteers to help make the festival a success! Volunteer positions include:

Box Office: Sell festival passes, exchange vouchers for wristbands and provide Festival program information. Cash handling experience is preferred and good people skills are essential. Electronic debit and credit card systems are also used.

Environment: Help keep the Festival site free of garbage, clean and beautiful.

Activation Supervision: Supervise and engage children in play with interactive activations such as crafting, simple games, balance beam, etc.

House Ushers: For fire and safety reasons, strollers and wagons are not permitted inside performer tents and must be parked in designated areas outside the tents. Good people skills and a firm but friendly manner are needed to ensure Festival goers park strollers and wagons and find seating in the tents. Ushers must also keep tent entranceways and fire lanes clear inside the tents and pick up any litter between the shows.

Transportation: Provide transportation for performers to and from the airport and between the hotel and the Festival site. A valid driver's license and abstract approval are required.

Volunteer Floater: Floaters are versed in all volunteer positions and may cover positions for last-minute cancellations, breaks, etc.
Skills Required: We have something for everyone. Please let us know if you have any physical or social limitations and we will work with you to find the right fit!
Skills Gained/Related Careers: Interpersonal skills, problem solving, event experience
Age: 17 and under, 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Daytime, Weekend
Thursday, June 8th, 9AM - 3PM Friday, June 9th, 9AM - 3PM Saturday, June 10th, 10AM - 5PM Sunday, June 11th, 10AM - 5PM
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
Organization will provide: A letter of reference
Certificate of recognition
How to Apply: Email: Kidsfest@kidsfest.ca
Online: www.kidsfest.ca/kidsfest/volunteers
Closing Date: Jun 5, 2023
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