Special Event Volunteer

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Position description: 

Volunteers are needed to help with the variety of special events in the community. They will be helping with the set up and organization of community events, such as community cross-cultural dinners, festivals, volunteer fairs, preschool fairs, family picnics, fundraising events, community art events, multicultural celebrations, etc.

Activities include one or more of the following:
- Set up and take down of events
- Preparing and serving food (e.g.- BBQ, cotton candy making, etc.)
- Crafts, drawing, face painting, tattoos
- Giving out BNH material
- Taking photos at events

  • Customer service and engaging with the public.
  • Giving information about Burnaby Neighbourhood House programs.
  • Event planning
  • Implementing and assisting with events.

Flexibility, able to work alone or as part of a team.

Role is suitable for: 
13 - 18
English as a second language (ESL)
Additional Information: 

• Obtain experience of working with children and families, as well as special event skills.
• Networking with community residents
• Opportunity for newcomers to practice their English and be involved.

How to apply: 
Apply by email: volunteer@burnabynh.ca
Contact person: 
Shelly Sarai
Contact phone: 
Contact e-mail: 
Volunteer Centre: 
Cause Tags: 
Family & Children
Health, Social Services
Position type:
Number of volunteers required:
Position start/end date:
24 Jan 2020 to 31 Aug 2023
Time Committment:
3 Hours Per Month
Time of day:
Daytime, Evening, Weekdays, Weekend
Work location:
Various locations in Burnaby
Burnaby, BC
Last Updated: January 23, 2020
Posting will Automatically Expire: August 30, 2023