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Volunteer-Capital Fair

Organization: Gloucester Agricultural Society

Commitment: Short term (less than 6 months)

Availability: Weekends; Flexible; Evenings; Days

Language Preference: English

Number of Positions Available: 99

Location: Ottawa - South

Deadline: Aug 5, 2019


The Capital Fair is an annual 10 day fair organized by the Gloucester Agricultural Society. This year, the fair will be held from August 16th - 25th and will feature events such as live music, agricultural demonstrations, monster truck shows, a midway and much more.

We are looking for volunteers to help us onsite throughout the duration of the fair in a wide range of areas including:
- Kids Zone
- Entertainment Area
- Grounds Maintenance Crew
- Motoring Technician
- Stage Hands
- Photographer
- Office Assistant
- Concessions Assistant
- Volunteers at Large (help out in any and all areas required)

We also have longer-term opportunities available for those who are interested in the year-round planning of the fair. You can check out the other positions we have posted on the Volunteer Ottawa site here: https://www.volunteerottawa.ca/cgi/page.cgi/_jp_membership.html?uid=14020

There are so many ways to get involved! Please don't hesitate to reach out for more information.

Visit www.capitalfair.ca for more information.


Andrew Campbell - Assistant Volunteer Coordinator



Volunteer Opportunity Address
Rideau Carleton Raceway
4837 Albion Rd, Gloucester, ON K1X 1A3


Good for people interested in: Outdoor activities (landscaping/gardening); Entertainment; Event planning and participation; Special events and festivals

You will be working with: Aboriginals (First Nation, Metis, Inuit); Visible Minorities or New Canadians; Disadvantaged; LGBTTQ; Men; People with disabilities or medical conditions; Youth (16-18 years); Youth (11-15 years); Children (0-10 years); Seniors; Women; Youth (19-24 years); Athletes

How will this volunteer opportunity benefit you?
This is a great opportunity to give back to your local community and have fun at the same time!

Volunteers can receive the following benefits, depending on the number of hours they volunteer:
- Free admission to the fair on the day they volunteer
- Possibility of receiving additional free entry passes for friends and family
- BBQ meals and water on each shift
- A Capital Fair T-shirt
- Volunteer hours to put towards your high school community involvement requirement

Organization category: Culture and recreation

Volunteer Considerations

Time it will take to contact applicants - 1-6 days

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

Vulnerable sector check required: Yes

Suitable for community service hours: Yes

Police record check required: Yes