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Special Olympics Ottawa - Lights Fest

Organization: Special Olympics Ontario

Commitment: Short term less than 6 months

Availability: Weekends

Language Preference: English

Number of Positions Available: 15

Location: Lanark

Deadline: Sep 21, 2017


The Lights Fest has partnered with Special Olympics for our
Ottawa event on September 23rd. Volunteers will need to be at the event from 4:00pm-after the lanterns are launched. These times may vary depending on Sunset time and when we are given the go-ahead from the fire marshal. Volunteers will be helping at check-in, handing out participants’ kits, selling merchandise, answering questions, and/or helping cleanup. 1-2 weeks prior to the event we will send out a volunteer packet for a final head count, and will also have the official times. All volunteers will receive a FREE lights fest t-shirt, free entry and parking, and help raise money for The Special Olympics!

Volunteer Check-in: 3:30 pm
Participant Check-in Open: 4:30 pm
Check-in times: 4:30-6:00 pm
Relaxing and Announcements: 5:45 pm
Charity Announcement: 6:00 pm
Entertainment: 6:10 pm
Sunset: 7:00 pm
Kids Dance Party: 7:30 pm
Lantern Launch: 8:00 pm



Andrea Siegman



Volunteer Opportunity Address
Beckwith Park
1319 9th Line
Carleton Place, ON K7C 3P2, Canada


Good for people interested in: Special events and festivals

You will be working with: Aboriginals (First Nation, Metis, Inuit); Visible Minorities or New Canadians; LGBTTQ; Men; Youth (16-18 years); Seniors; Women; Youth (19-24 years); Athletes

Organization category: Philanthropic intermediaries and voluntarism promotion

Volunteer Considerations

Time it will take to contact applicants - 1 week

This position would be great for - New Canadians; Seniors; Youth 16-24; Groups