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Westerner Days Fair & Expositionis made possible through the efforts of many dedicated volunteers

Organization Volunteer Opportunities | Westerner Days 2019 

Box Office Ambassador

Are you guest service orientated and like helping people?  This is an opportunity to provide support to our Tickets Alberta team in redemption services to guests with RAD Pass holders.  You obtain proof of purchase and place RAD Pass on guests wrists to then set them free to ride all day or evening!. Standing may be required during 3—4 hour shifts.

Shifts:  July 17—21, 2019 (Wednesday—Sunday) 11:30 AM—4:00 PM & 3:45 PM—8:00 PM
Needed: 6-8 Volunteers (3-4 per shift) per day

Event Delivery Volunteer - Signage

You will be responsible for hanging signs inside and outside before, during, and after the fair. Workload is heavier prior to and following the event. You must be able to use hand tools such as cutters, drills, etc., and be able to lift 25-50 lbs.

Shifts: Setup: July 12, 13, 14, 15 from 8:00 AM—4:00 PM (may not take full 8 hours)

TakedownJuly 22 from 8:00 Am—4:00 PM (may not take full 8 hours)  Needed: 1 volunteer per shift

Parking Greeter Volunteer

Do you have a welcoming and friendly personality? This is an opportunity to greet our guests entering the grounds ready to enjoy all the excitement of the fair. You will help to answer any questions they may have prior to entering the admission gates. This helps to make the navigation smooth and stress free.

Shifts: July 17—21, 2019 (Wednesday—Sunday) 1:00 PM—5:00 PM & 5:00 PM—10:00 PM

Needed: 2-4 Volunteers (1-2 per shift) per day

Guest Information Ambassador

Do you like meeting new people? The Guest Information Ambassador is the “ask me” person of Westerner Days providing reactive and proactive information to our guests of all ages. You will be highly visible and accessible to our guests on the grounds to offer answers to questions and offer guidance to those who look like they need some assistance. In essence you will be a mobile concierge who is outgoing, service oriented, and capable of mingling on foot amongst your section of the grounds as an extension of our Information Booth. You will provide value to our guests’ experiences in navigating the fair and activities.

Shifts: July 17—21, 2019 (Wednesday—Sunday) 12:00 PM—4:00 PM & 4:00 PM—8:00 PM

Needed: 10 Volunteers (4-5 per shift) per day

Parade Committee - Foot Traffic Volunteers

Do you like the Parade atmosphere and seeing all the exciting floats in Central Alberta? We need help supporting our Parade Committee for this year’s kick off to Westerner Days. As a Foot Traffic Volunteer your task is to patrol the designated parade area along the parade route, ensuring the safety of the spectators once the parade is in motion.

Shifts:  1 day—Wednesday July 17 8:30 AM—11:00 AM

Needed: 24 Volunteers

 

Marketing Assistant Volunteer

Assist our Marketing Team in the development of the marketing packages, ambassador packages and distribution of collateral. Assist during Westerner Days to collect images, set up displays, collect social media post and create ideas for additional promotions. May be required to attend offsite events and other activations on site during Westerner Days.

Shifts:   June 17 - 21: 1pm - 4pm, July 6 - 9am - noon

July 13 - Pancake Breakfast: 7am - Noon and 1pm - 4pm

July  15 - 21: 9am - 3pm  and 3pm—8:00pm

Needed:  2 Volunteers per shift

Kids Corral Ambassador

Kid’s Corral is a popular family attraction that caters to the ten and under crowd providing families with a break from the action of the Midway. Highlights of this venue include attractions like mini golf, Alberta SportsHall of Fame hockey shoot out, arts and crafts, face painting, and so much more! The Calm Room was a special initiative started a couple years ago, to include an area on the fair grounds for families with children to have a quiet and relaxing place to settle down and recharge. It is located next door to the Kids Corral area, and provides sectioned off areas to sit, low lighting, soft music, a nursing station, and a variety of quiet activities like books and puzzles.

As a Volunteer you will help manage the room, be a point of contact for volunteer groups, support clean up (where needed), support activities like crafts, mini golf, hockey shoot out, etc.

Shifts: July 17—21, 2019 (Wednesday—Sunday) 12:00 PM—4:00 PM & 4:00 PM—8:00 PM

Needed: 6-8 Volunteers (3-4 per shift) per day

 

 

Volunteer Application 

 
For more information on volunteering at Westerner Park, check us out at
www.westernerpark.ca/volunteer-opportunities, or contact:

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In addition to our committee and event volunteers, we also have several local charities on-site volunteering at the Saputo Kids Corral including:

Boys and girls club of Red Deer and District

Shalom Counselling Centre

Shalom Counselling Centre is a registered charity that has been serving Central Alberta families since 1999, helping them find peace in their life and relationships. Our professionally qualified counsellors assist our clients in finding solutions to a wide variety of emotional and relational concerns based on their personal values and beliefs.

For more information, please visit shalomcounselling.com

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Canadian Red Cross

“Volunteers are the heart of the Canadian Red Cross. More than 15, 000 volunteers share their time and skills to help others every day across Canada.  Learn more about the work of the Canadian Red Cross, which would not be possible without volunteers, and consider becoming a volunteer yourself!”

For more information, please visit https://www.redcross.ca/

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Central Alberta Pregnancy Care Centre

 

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Central Alberta Sexual Assault Support Centre

 

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Red Deer Catholic Regional Schools

·Needed: 6-8 Volunteers (3-4 per shift) per day

Event Delivery Volunteer—Signage

You will be responsible for hanging signs inside and outside before, during, and after the fair. Workload is heavier prior to and following the event. You must be able to use hand tools such as cutters, drills, etc., and be able to lift 25-50 lbs.

·Shifts: Set Up:
July 12, 13, 14, 15 from 8:00 AM—4:00 PM (may not take full 8 hours)

Takedown:

July 22 from 8:00 Am—4:00 PM (may not take full 8 hours)

·Needed: 1 volunteer per shift 

Parking Greeter Volunteer

Do you have a welcoming and friendly personality? This is an opportunity to greet our guests entering the grounds ready to enjoy all the excitement of the fair. You will help to answer any questions they may have prior to entering the admission gates. This helps to make the navigation smooth and stress free.

·Shifts: July 17—21, 2019 (Wednesday—Sunday) 1:00 PM—5:00 PM & 5:00 PM—10:00 PM

·Needed: 2-4 Volunteers (1-2 per shift) per day