CPF-MB'S Concours d'art oratoire Volunteer Opportunities

Organization Details
Organization Name: Canadian Parents for French
Address: 1104-170 Laurier Ave W
Ottawa ON
Website: https://cpf.ca/en/
Organizational Description: A national network of parents, volunteers, and advocates dedicated to the promotion and creation of French-second-language learning opportunities for young Canadians.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Volunteer Opportunity ID: 5221
Description of Duties:

There are five volunteer positions that are needing multiple volunteers for our Concours d'art oratoire to be successful this year.

1. M.C. - As MC, your main responsibility is to ensure that the program continues to run smoothly and on time, while presenting the Participants and their speech titles in an unbiased way.

2. Judge - As a Judge, you have the important responsibility of evaluating the students' presentations, enforcing the rules and assigning each student a mark based on a rubric. Judges will be provided with scoring sheets to be completed at the time of the presentations, which will be individualized for each participant depending on their category and grade. A judging panel consists of 3 Judges.

3. Questioner - As a Questioner, you are required to ask each student in Grades 9-12 categories (except Impromptu), one to three open-ended questions, the answers to which will be evaluated by the Judges, in order to evaluate the student's mastery of the French language and knowledge of their speech topic.

4. Timer - As a Timer, you have the responsibility of timing the presentations to ensure that they are within the allotted time limits and follows the guidelines.

5. Usher - As an Usher, you have the important responsibility of monitoring the entrance/exit area of your designated presentation room to avoid distractions and interruptions while presentations are taking place.

Skills Required:

  • Bilingual (French and English).

  • Fluent in French (specifically as a Judge).

  • Ability to take direction in a new environment.

  • Quick learner.

Skills Gained/Related Careers:

  • Leadership skills.

  • Problem-solving.

  • Organisation & planning.

  • Communication & interpersonal skills.

  • Relationship building.

  • Mentoring skills & training others.

  • Teamwork.

  • Time management.

Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment:
Flexible Hours

Event will be held on Saturday, May 4th, 2024 from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Location of volunteer opportunity: Winnipeg
- St. Boniface
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
French speaking / Bilingual (French and English)
Organization will provide: A letter of reference
Food will be provided (breakfast and lunch).
How to Apply: Email: kgreen@cpfmb.com
Phone: 204-222-6537 ext. 202
Closing Date: Apr 19, 2024
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