Sweetwater Festival Volunteer

(Wye Marsh Wildlife Centre, Sweetwater Harvest Festival)

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Position ID: V-MID0057 Last Modified: 14 Dec 2018 Last Full Update: 17 Aug 2018
Opportunity Details
ContactMary Ann Milne, Executive Director, Wye Marsh Wildlife Centre; Phone: 705-526-7809; Fax: 705-526-3294; Email: mmilne@wyemarsh.com
DutiesAssist the Wye Marsh with various aspects of the Sweetwater Festival including Security, Traffic and Parking.
More Info Linkwww.wyemarsh.com
BenefitsThe Sweetwater Festival gives participants a firsthand look at maple syrup collection and production throughout the ages. Participants will have an opportunity to visit an active modern day sugar shack, bake bannock over an open fire, and listen to a First Nations legend of how maple syrup came to be. As a Volunteer, you play an integral role in making this event a success, and contribute to our community's understanding of this unique par of our heritage.
Ages15 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDYes
Areas of InterestManual Labour / Physical Labour ; Nature / Environment ; Security / Parking / Traffic
Skills/ExperienceCustomer Service ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Team Work ; no experience necessary
Commitment LengthOne Time / Special Event - one weekend
Interaction LevelSmall Group ; Large Group
Minimum Hours4 / Day
Dates and TimesSaturday: Morning, Afternoon 
Sunday: Morning, Afternoon
AccessibilityFully Accessible
LocationWye Marsh
Number of PositionsMidland 
25 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training on the job
TransportationMust have own transportation to and from the Wye Marsh
Police CheckNot Required
Liability InsuranceAvailable
Agency Details
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Organization NameWye Marsh Wildlife Centre, Sweetwater Harvest Festival
Office Phone705-526-7809
Address & Map16160 Hwy 12
Midland, ON
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Mailing AddressPO Box 100 
Midland, ON L4R 4K6