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10:00 AM Jun 3 - 4:00 PM Jun 4, 2017
Doors Open Ottawa 2017
The City of Ottawa is proud to present Doors Open Ottawa (DOO), a free annual event that celebrates our community's built heritage. During the first full weekend in June, over 120 of the city's historically, culturally, and functionally significant buildings will open their doors for the public's viewing pleasure.
Where: City-wide event, from Carp to Cumberland
When: June 3 and 4, 2017 from 10 am to 4pm
Building/ Site Volunteer Opportunities:
Volunteers assist building / site staff with the following tasks:
Greet and welcome visitors;
Hand out event material;
Track the number of visitors arriving on site;
Act as a building guide and provide building information;
Ensure line-ups and large groups remain organized;
Invite visitors to complete a Doors Open Ottawa Visitor Survey.
Morning and afternoon shifts are available during Doors Open Ottawa. The schedule is designed to give volunteers an opportunity to visit other buildings before/after the shift is complete. However, if desired, volunteers are welcome to volunteer for all four shifts. Shift times are as follows:
a. Morning shift: 9:45am to 12:45pm
b. Afternoon shift: 12:30pm to 4:00pm.
Volunteers must be a minimum of 14 years old to participate.
Volunteers 14-17 years old require parents' signature on a parental consent form.
Volunteers must wear the DOO 2017 t-shirt during their volunteer shifts.
Volunteers must complete an online application found here.
If you would like to get involved, DOO 2017 will be hosting information sessions for new volunteers on:
15 May from 6 to 8 p.m. in Room 1A at Ben Franklin Place, 101 Centrepointe Drive, and
18 May from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Councillors' Lounge at City Hall, 110 Laurier Avenue West.
For more information please contact Daniele Hamonic at 613-580-2424 ext. 19042 or firstname.lastname@example.org
More information on Doors Open Ottawa can be found here.