Special Events

(Orillia District Chamber of Commerce, Orillia - 575 West St S Unit 6)

Position ID: V-ORI0152
Last Modified: 08 Dec 2022
Last Full Update: 15 Jul 2021

Opportunity Details: Special Events

Contact Mr Doug Bunker, Special Event Co-ordinator, Orillia District Chamber of Commerce; Phone: 705-330-1202; Email: events@orillia.com

Volunteers needed to help with special events, duties include

  • Set up and take downs for events including barriers/ gates/ posters/ signs
  • help with registration, security
  • assisting with Perch Fest, Boat Festival, Santa Clause Parade, Folk festival and Canada Day
Benefits Community and public interaction
Clients Various clients
Ages 16 year(s) and up
Suitable for Highschool Credit Hours Yes
Areas of Interest Event Coordination & Support ; General Trade-Related ; Maintenance / Repair ; Manual Labour / Physical Labour ; Office Administration ; Reception Support ; Recreation & Sports ; Security / Parking / Traffic ; Telephone Communication
Skills/Experience Customer Service ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Listening Skills ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Skilled Labour ; Team Work ; Working well with others; receiving and carrying out instructions
Commitment Length One Time / Special Event ; Short Term (3 months or less) ; Medium Term (4 months to 1 year) ; Long Term (More than 1 year) ; We appreciate all help and time donated by our volunteers
Interaction Level Solitary ; One-on-one ; Small Group ; Large Group ; Various interaction depending on Festival.
Accessibility Fully Accessible
Location Orillia
Number of Positions Orillia and area 
100 individual(s) needed in total.
Training Training on the job
Transportation Near public transit ; Various sites accessible by using walking trails and on a bus route

Agency Details: Orillia District Chamber of Commerce, Orillia - 575 West St S Unit 6

Office Phone 705-326-4424 ext 2 
Port of Orillia Waterfront Office 705-326-6314 * Opens Friday the week before the Victoria day long weekend
Toll Free Phone 1-888-326-4424
Fax 705-327-7841
E-Mail info@orillia.com
Website www.orillia.com
Address & Map
575 West St S, Unit 6
Orillia, ON L3V 5H4
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