Saanich Strawberry Festival Volunteers

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On July 8th, 2012 the Annual Saanich Strawberry Festival celebrates 46 years of community involvement and support. The event originated as a celebration of the agricultural roots of Saanich and has blossomed into a grand festival for all ages.

Activities will include an entertainment stage, information displays, face painting, program demonstrations, pony rides, relay races, arts & craft stations, a pie eating contest, bouncy castles and much more. Of course the afternoon would not be complete without the traditional serving of strawberries and ice cream.

They are looking for volunteers who are super friendly and personable, helpful, responsible and responsive, and follow directions well. Below are some of the positions available.

  • Come and help at the volunteer’s tent! You will be registering volunteers, giving out t-shirts, directing them in making their own lunches and answering a myriad of questions. Please be prepared to be flexible.
  • Come and help at the information booth. You will be handing out brochures, giving washroom directions and answering a myriad of questions. Please be prepared to be flexible.
  • Come and put smiles on faces by helping to serve strawberries and ice cream! There is a good chance you will also be asked to do other event-related tasks on the day. Please be prepared to be flexible.
  • They are looking for two terrific volunteers to sell tickets at this year’s Strawberry Festival.There is a good chance you will also be asked to do other event-related tasks on the day. Please be prepared to be flexible. For this position, you need to be experienced at handling cash in a busy environment.
  • Come and supervise children at bouncy castles, relay races and lots of other activities while having loads of fun. There is a good chance you will also be asked to do other event-related tasks on the day. Please be prepared to be flexible. You need to be personable, safety conscious, responsible, enjoy working with children, be responsive to a variety of situations and follow directions well.

Go to www.volunteers.saanich.ca to register or contact Laesha Berry at 250-475-5502 or email her at [email protected]

 

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