Special Event Volunteer (Car Rally)

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COVID-19 Support: 
Virtual work: 
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

May 2, 2021 we will be holding a Car Rally Fundraising event to raise funds for Burnaby Neighbourhood House programs and services. We are looking for volunteers who are interested in planning, organizing activities, testing car routes, and assisting at checkpoints on the day. Meetings will mainly take place virtually once a month in the evening.

  • 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: 
English as a second language (ESL)
People with physical disabilities
Additional Information: 

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

How to apply: 
Contact person: 
Janice Ho
Contact phone: 
Contact e-mail: 
Volunteer Centre: 
Cause Tags: 
Capacity Building
Position type:
Number of volunteers required:
Position start/end date:
4 Jan 2021 to 2 May 2021
Time Committment:
3 Hours Per Month
Time of day:
Evening, Weekdays, Weekend, Virtual
Work location:
Various locations in Burnaby
Burnaby, BC
Last Updated: December 23, 2020
Posting will Automatically Expire: March 23, 2021