Special Events

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

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Position ID: V-ORI0152 Last Modified: 14 Jun 2021 Last Full Update: 27 Jan 2020
Opportunity Details
ContactMr Doug Bunker, Special Event Co-ordinator, Orillia District Chamber of Commerce; Phone: 705-330-1202; Email: events@orillia.com
DutiesSet up and take downs for events including barriers/ gates/ posters/ signs, organizing, registration, security. Assisting with Perch Fest, Boat Festival, Santa Clause Parade, Folk festival and Canada Day. Just to name a few festivals that we participate in. There is a position available for every interest.
BenefitsCommunity and public interaction
ClientsVarious clients
Ages16 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDYes
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Youth (12-18) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students ; Men ; Women ; Groups ; Workplaces / Corporate Groups
Areas of InterestEvent Coordination & Support ; General Trade-Related ; Maintenance / Repair ; Manual Labour / Physical Labour ; Office Administration ; Reception Support ; Recreation & Sports ; Security / Parking / Traffic ; Telephone Communication
Skills/ExperienceCustomer Service ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Listening Skills ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Skilled Labour ; Team Work ; Working well with others; receiving and carrying out instructions
Commitment LengthOne 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 LevelSolitary ; One-on-one ; Small Group ; Large Group ; Various interaction depending on Festival.
Dates and TimesFriday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Saturday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Sunday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Various times and dates.Depending on the festival. e.g. Perch festival is 22 days long. Nov. 24th Santa Clause parade, largest parade north of Toronto
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityFully Accessible
Number of PositionsOrillia: 50 individual(s) ; Simcoe County: 50 individual(s) 
100 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingTraining on the job
TransportationNear public transit ; Various sites accessible by using walking trails and on a bus route
Agency Details
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Organization NameOrillia District Chamber of Commerce, Orillia - 575 West St S Unit 6
Office Phone705-326-4424 ext 2 
Port of Orillia Waterfront Office 705-326-6314 * Opens Friday the week before the Victoria day long weekend
Toll Free Phone1-888-326-4424
Address & Map
575 West St S, Unit 6
Orillia, ON L3V 5H4
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