Special Events

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

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Position ID: V-ORI0152 Last Modified: 15 Jul 2021 Last Full Update: 15 Jul 2021
Opportunity Details
ContactMr Doug Bunker, Special Event Co-ordinator, Orillia District Chamber of Commerce; Phone: 705-330-1202; Email: events@orillia.com
DutiesVolunteers 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
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 is one day, 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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