V O L U N T E E R W I T H U S_TOSF2017


V O L U N T E E R W I T H U S:

Toronto Spring Festival: Year 4
Saturday March 18, 2017
192 Spadina Avenue

Hi there! We are thrilled that you are interested in volunteering with us. Toronto Spring Festival is an annual multidisciplinary arts and culture festival that brings people together to celebrate the coming of spring. Join us to re-imagine the iconic space of 192 Spadina Avenue and sign up for as many tasks as you like. The festival planning is well under way and we can’t wait to tell you all about it!

Please remember that all volunteers must attend the mandatory Volunteer Training meeting on Sunday March 12th, 2017 from 3:30PM-5:30PM at 192 Spadina Avenue.

The festival is a great way to network and get involved in the creative community. If you have any questions, or want more info on the perks of volunteering with us [Appreciation events, extra all day pass, FoodxDrink coupon, Jikjik LootsxCrafts, etc.] , feel free to email our Volunteer Coordinator at ali@tospringfestival.com

We look forward to working with you!

Bar Support
This role is key in supporting the bartender in organizing and tidying the bar area along with the main party space. Please note this is a long shift as it is an important one. At the end of the event all volunteers are required to assist in the teardown and cleanup of the event.

Registration
This role requires interacting with every attendee to an event, registering guests as they arrive. The volunteer will obtain printed tickets or mark attendance on the guest list. Once registration is complete the volunteers will assist the coat check team with returning jackets to the guests. They will answer questions and provide general information using the Festival Website and Printed Festival Guide.

Set-up (March 17, 2017)
This role is key to installing art works, signs, posters, and decorations. Helping set up the kids section, and setup support at the spring boutique.

Strike (March 19, 2017)
That’s when we all put everything back in it’s original place, and tidy up.

Floating Guide
This key position requires outgoing and approachable volunteers to help guide and direct guests inside the Festival Party.

Docent
This role is key for connecting and communicating with the general public to enhance the visitor’s experience and understanding of event. This volunteer will have a basic understanding of the exhibition/event based on the website event listing to answer any questions the visitors may have or direct them to other sources of information for questions they can’t answer.

Surveyor
This role is important for collecting valuable demographic information from attendees. This information is used to help secure funding for the nonprofit Festival. This outgoing volunteer will approach guests and ask them questions from a printed survey, filling out the responses for the attendee.

Coat Check
This role is key in assisting guests with their belongings throughout the duration of the event. This volunteer team will collect, tag, and hang jackets in an organized manner.

Tech Support
This role is key to helping the tech team with setting up, monitoring, and troubleshooting our audio/visual presentations.

    Illustration by Avideh Saadatpajouh
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