Event Assistant

(St Luke's Anglican Church, Palermo)

Position ID: V-HVC0211 Last Full Update: 06 Mar 2018
Opportunity Details
CommentsGet involved in your community and do something big! St. Luke's hosts many exciting community events during the year and we need volunteers like you to help make them a success. If you are outgoing, great at organizing events and are ready to try new things, this is the opportunity for you.
ContactJessica Howden, Community Centre Coordinator, St. Luke's Anglican Church and Community Centre; Phone: 905-825-3364 ext 82; Email: community1@stlukepalermo.ca
DutiesEvent Assistants help to develop, organize and run a variety of different events with St. Luke's members and staff. Exact roles may vary depending on the event, but volunteers normally help to set up tables and chairs, equipment and signs, as well as welcoming guests and running activities. 
Some previous St. Luke's events include: St. Luke's Christmas Bazaar, Fabulous Fridays Food Truck and Karaoke Night, a wine and cheese fundraiser, Nicole's Car Wash, and more. Details and requirements for each event are sent to volunteers in advance. Volunteers can choose which events they would like to help in.
BenefitsFood, prizes and other rewards are often available at events.
ClientsMany different people from throughout the community, from newcomers to the area to dedicated St. Luke's parishioners, all attend St. Luke's events.
Ages12 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDYes
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Youth (12-18) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students ; Persons with a hearing impairment ; Persons with a mental disability ; Persons with a physical disability ; Persons with a visual impairment ; Newcomers / English as a second language ; Couples ; Families ; Community Groups ; Workplaces / Corporate Groups
Areas of InterestCommunity / Neighbourhood Volunteering ; Community Outreach ; Event Coordination & Support ; General Manpower / Physical Labour ; Guide / Greeter ; Program Coordination / Support ; Research / Evaluation ; Youth Engagement
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Creativity ; Customer Service ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Listening Skills ; Patience ; Planning & Organizing ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Team Work
Commitment LengthOne Time / Special Event ; These positions operate on an occasional basis, with volunteers being asked at different times whether they would like to participate in certain events at St. Luke's. There are typically 1-2 events held per month for which these volunteers are needed.
Interaction LevelOne-on-one ; Small Group ; Large Group ; Interactions depend on the event. Volunteers will be informed of the event's requirements before committing to participating.
Dates and TimesDays and times depend on the specific event. Details for each event will be sent to volunteers as they happen.
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityFully Accessible ; Designated parking at entrance ; Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Easy access to elevator ; Dedicated accessible washroom with all features
Location3114 Dundas St. West, Oakville ON, L6M 4J3
Number of PositionsOakville 
20 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingTraining is provided ; Training on the job ; Training on-going
TransportationNear public transit ; Accessible by Oakville Transit routes 5 and 33, as well as other transit.
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Organization NameSt Luke's Anglican Church, Palermo
Office Phone905-825-3364
Address & Map
3114 Dundas St W
Oakville, ON L6M 4J3
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