Volunteer for Yule Duel 2017!

Organization:

The Bloom Group

Deadline:

Dec. 7, 2017

Organization Description:

The Bloom Group has led many of our community’s most progressive social services to reduce homelessness, provide end-of-life care for individuals with mental health challenges and addictions, ensure women-led families in crisis can stay together as they rebuild their lives, and much more. Our ‘low-barrier’ services are inclusive and available to all individuals in need, regardless of their circumstances, and without conditions. Our broad and positive impact is a reflection of our staff’s hard work and dedication.

Organization Website:

https://www.thebloomgroup.org/our-work/hospice/

Volunteer Opportunity Description:

*Choir Advisors: Our choirs are the stars of the show, and you will help them shine as bright as possible. This is a fantastic opportunity to get to know one of Vancouver’s top choirs and get a front row seat to the best musical event of the holidays!

*Setup & Production Crew: On December 7th, historic Gastown will transform into a beautiful stage for over 20 talented choirs to Carol for a Cause on. Help us make this an unforgettable evening for all by using your event experience to prepare the streets and stage for the only carolling competition in BC!

*Yule Duel Ambassadors: With so much to see and hear, we need lots of enthusiastic volunteers to greet the excited crowds heading to Gastown for Yule Duel. If you loving meeting new people and sharing your love of music and Vancouver, this is the role for you!

Responsibilities:

*Choir Advisor:

  • (Pre-event) Support choirs with information on how to register, fundraise, and prepare for the event (parking, time to arrive, etc.)
  • (Event) Support choirs in setting up at their location and moving them to the stage if they qualify for an award

*Set up & Production Crew

  • Assist with setup/takedown of the stage, road barriers, signage, and waste stations
  • Support Stage Managers in coordinating choirs

*Yule Duel Ambassador

  • Answer questions from the public regarding the venue, Yule Duel, and May’s Place
  • Greet the public and provide information on how to participate, choir location, and how to donate to May’ Place

Qualifications:

*Choir Advisor

  • Choir experience is an asset
  • Strong communicator via email and phone
  • Warm, personable presence that can help make others feel appreciated and cared for

*Set Up & Production Crew

  • Able to lift objects heavier than 20lbs
  • Experience working at an event is an asset
  • Love working outdoors in beautiful Gastown

*Yule Duel Ambassador

  • Love working outdoors in beautiful Gastown
  • Experience in customer service and able to think on your feet
  • Event experience is an asset

How to Apply:

http://bttr.im/gs327

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