Sweetwater Harvest Festival Event Volunteer

(Wye Marsh Wildlife Centre)

Position ID: V-MID0057
Last Modified: 03 Apr 2024
Last Full Update: 03 Apr 2024

Opportunity Details: Sweetwater Harvest Festival Event Volunteer


Thousands of people flock to the Wye Marsh every year for our Sweetwater Festival to enjoy the first harvest of the year. 
Everyone has the chance to walk the trails, see different sap collecting systems, visit a modern day working sugar shack, taste fresh roasted bannock, and welcome the sights and sounds of spring. 

Contact Heather Keery, Special Events & Volunteer Coordinator, Wye Marsh Wildlife Centre; Phone: 705-526-7809 ext 217; Fax: 705-526-3294

As a Sweetwater Volunteer you may help with:

  • Greeting Guests, scanning tickets, handing out brochures and issuing wrist bands 
  • Roasting Bannock or making taffy
  • Assiting in the Kids Zone and with make and take crafts
  • Directing traffic and parking 
  • Sharing our natural history onsite with visitors
More Info Link www.wyemarsh.com
Benefits Enhancing each visitor's experience, and contributing to their understanding of our natural heritage.
Ages 15 year(s) and up
Suitable for Highschool Credit Hours Yes
Areas of Interest Arts & Crafts ; Culture & Heritage ; Manual Labour / Physical Labour ; Nature / Environment ; Security / Parking / Traffic
Skills/Experience Customer Service ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Team Work ; No experience necessary
Commitment Length One Time / Special Event - One Weekend in March 2025
Interaction Level Small Group
Minimum Hours 4 / Day
Accessibility Fully Accessible
Location Midland
Number of Positions Midland 
25 individual(s) needed in total.
Training Orientation ; Training on the job
Transportation Car required - Must have own transportation to and from the Wye Marsh
Police Check Not Required

Agency Details: Wye Marsh Wildlife Centre

Office Phone 705-526-7809
Fax 705-526-3294
E-Mail info@wyemarsh.com
Website www.wyemarsh.com
Address & Map
16160 Hwy 12
Midland, ON
Mailing Address PO Box 100 
Midland, ON 
Canada L4R 4K6