Special Event Volunteer

(Art Gallery of Burlington)

Position ID: V-HVC0141 Last Full Update: 03 Jul 2018
Opportunity Details
CommentsThe Art Gallery of Burlington holds various special events throughout the year including our Soup Bowl event. Volunteer roles are varied in responsibility and duration and are vital to the successful execution of the events.
ContactBecky Hewis, Co-ordinator, Volunteer Services, Art Gallery of Burlington; Phone: 905-632-7796 ext 312; Email: becky@agb.life
DutiesThere are many ad-hoc events that require volunteers throughout the year. If you are interested in a short term role, this may be perfect for you.
More Info Linkartgalleryofburlington.com
Benefitsconnecting with the community within our gallery
ClientsAGB members, community members
Ages14 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDYes
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Highschool students ; Couples ; Community Groups
Areas of InterestArts & Crafts ; Culture & Heritage ; Event Coordination & Support ; Guide / Greeter ; Program Coordination / Support ; Volunteer Coordination ; Youth Engagement
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Customer Service ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Team Work ; Required skills vary depending on the role and event. Ability to effectively interact with members of the public, staff and other volunteers is a definite asset.
Commitment LengthOne Time / Special Event - Shift length is in the order of 3-4 hours ; Special events are held mainly on weekends with evening events.
Interaction LevelVolunteers can be assigned to work with individuals or with small or large groups.
Minimum Hours2 (Total)
Dates and TimesDates and times vary. Consult the AGB web site for more information.
SeasonsSpecial events are held throughout the year.
AccessibilityFully Accessible
LocationArt Gallery of Burlington, 1333 Lakeshore Rd
Number of PositionsBurlington: 30 individual(s) 
30 individual(s) needed in total. 
Number of volunteers required varies depending on the event. Please contact us for position availability.
TrainingTraining on the job ; Training required varies. Volunteers will receive orientations appropriate to the event, whether it is on the job or prior to a larger event.
TransportationNear public transit
Police CheckRequired
Additional Requirements- Volunteers who are new to the AGB are asked to visit the facility for an interview.  
- We also request a resume, if available, as well as the names of two references.  
- Current police checks with vulnerable sector screening are required for adults.  
- Gallery membership is also required for long-term adult volunteers.  
- Financial assistance is available.
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Organization NameArt Gallery of Burlington
Office Phone905-632-7796; 
Brock Lobby Information Desk 905-632-7796 ext 326
Address & Map
1333 Lakeshore Rd
Burlington, ON L7S 1A9
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