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Carbon Capture Activity Volunteers, Bruce Grey Forest Festival 2012

 

You can help!

The success of the Festival will depend on the support we receive from the 100+ secondary school students, industry professionals and community volunteers we will need to make this event possible.

As a volunteer at the Festival, you will help facilitate the fun and learning at an interactive activity focusing on the importance of trees, forests and forestry. Working with groups of students, you will help them "leaf" into knowledge and perhaps you will discover a few interesting facts about trees too!!

All it takes is the minimum of a one day committment and you can enjoy the satisfaction of helping to educate our students about the forests and the environment. We like to show our appreciation to our volunteers by providing you with:

Hands-On Training
Recognition Festival T-Shirt
Complimentary Lunch

 

 

What is it like to volunteer at the

Bruce Grey Forest Festival?

Volunteer Roles and Times

 
A typical day volunteering will unfold like this...  
V O L U N T E E R      T I P S
8:30 am Arrive at Allan Park and register at the Registration Tent. After registration, you will be taken to your assigned activity station for hands-on training.
  • You will be contacted by the Volunteer Committee in late September to confirm dates, times and agenda
  • Arrive no later than 8:30 am on the day(s) you are volunteering to ensure you receive your orientation and hands-on training
  • Wear something that will fit under your Forest Festival T-Shirt. This t-shirt helps teachers and students recognize you as a volunteer
  • Dress for the wather. The Festival takes place 'rain or shine'! All activities take place outside. We suggest wearing layers of comfortable clothing that you don't mind getting wet or dirty.
  • Wear comfortable footwear. You will spend most of the day standing and could experience all sorts of different weather
  • Come prepared to educate and have fun!
9:30 am Grade 7 students, teachers and parent chaperones arrive for a fun filled day of learning at the Festival and at your activity.
11:45 am Volunteers meet at the volunteer tent for a complimentary lunch.
12:30 pm Volunteers return to their activities and students, teachers and parents continue their day of learning at the Festival.
2:00 pm Volunteers clean up their activities and prepare them for the next day.
2:15 pm Meet at busses for departure.
   

 

To volunteer at the Bruce Grey Forest Festival please click here for application...

Download/View the Volunteer Roles and Times document to see specific roles you could
fill and the time commitments for each volunteer role.

Volunteer Guide for Activity Coach

Volunteer Guide for Activity Station Presenter

Volunteer Guide for Bus Greeter

Volunteer Guide for Festival Steward

Volunteer Guide for Lunch Time Server

Volunteer Guide for Parking and Directions

Volunteer Guide for Registration

Volunteer Guide for Site Rover

 

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