Ski Shed Rental Assistant

(Wye Marsh Wildlife Centre)

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Position ID: V-MID0532 Last Modified: 14 Jun 2021 Last Full Update: 17 Mar 2021
Opportunity Details
ContactKaitlyn Samways, Event & Volunteer Coordinator, Wye Marsh Wildlife Centre; Phone: 705-526-7809 ext 217; Fax: 705-526-3294; Email:
DutiesHelp visitors with rentals of cross country skis and snowshoes. Volunteers will deliver excellent customer service when engaging with visitors. Volunteers will welcome visitors, take sizes or measurements, and retrieve the appropriate equipment. While not highly physically demanding, some physical activity and ability is required for this position. 
We will provide training to selected applicants.
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BenefitsThis is a great way to earn student volunteer hours, develop customer service skills, or give back to the community. Volunteers with Wye Marsh help us perform our mission of fostering environmental stewardship.
Ages16 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDYes
Areas of InterestCustomer / Sales Services ; Recreation & Sports ; Social Interaction
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Customer Service ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Listening Skills ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Volunteers should be comfortable working outdoors, dealing with a wide variety of people in a friendly and equitable manner, and maintain a good work ethic.
Commitment LengthShort Term (3 months or less) ; Volunteers are required to attend their commitment arranged with the project coordinator. Shifts are usually 3 to 4 hours long.
Interaction LevelOne-on-one ; Small Group
Minimum Hours4 / Day
Dates and TimesMonday: Morning, Afternoon 
Tuesday: Morning, Afternoon 
Wednesday: Morning, Afternoon 
Thursday: Morning, Afternoon 
Friday: Morning, Afternoon 
Saturday: Morning, Afternoon 
Sunday: Morning, Afternoon 
Morning Shift: 9 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. 
Afternoon Shift: 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
SeasonsWinter - when there is sufficient snow
AccessibilityPartially Accessible ; Barrier-free washroom including door and stall ; While the main entrance to our building is accessible, there are areas on our property that are not fully accessible to those with physical challenges.
LocationWye Marsh Wildlife Centre
Number of PositionsMidland 
10 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingTraining is provided ; Training on the job
TransportationVolunteers are responsible for own transportation to the Wye Marsh.
Police CheckRequired
Additional RequirementsIf volunteer is 18 years or older a police records check is required.
Liability InsuranceAvailable
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Organization NameWye Marsh Wildlife Centre
Office Phone705-526-7809
Address & Map
16160 Hwy 12
Midland, ON
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Mailing AddressPO Box 100 
Midland, ON L4R 4K6