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August2010

14/Sat -
Sun/15

Time:
12:00pm - 6:00pm

Location:
Vancouver Chinatown

Cost:
Free to general public


11th Vancouver Chinatown Festival


VOLUNTEER

Become a Volunteer

Volunteer Registration Now OPEN.

Volunteer Application Form

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The annual Vancouver Chinatown Festival would not be possible without the support of volunteers. We need approximately 300 volunteers over the 2-day event!
If you wish to know more about Vancouver's historic Chinatown, want to re-establish your ties with the renewed Chinatown, would like to make new friends, or simply want to enjoy a fun event, become a volunteer at the 11th Vancouver Chinatown Festival on August 14 and 15, 2010!

We are looking for volunteers in the following areas:

Stage
- Organizing and preparing props and performing items
- Coordinating with performers and guests and ensuring guests don't cause trouble
- Coordinate with the camera and media personals

Volunteer Tent
- Signing in and out volunteer throughout the day
- Picking up the food for all the volunteers
- Assisting the Volunteer Coordinator

Cultural Area
- Demonstrating the Fish Bowl
- Assisting the Korean Pottery
- Maintaining line-up and selling gifts at the gift shop

Waste Management
- Making the Festival a clean and enjoyable place
- Coordinating with waste stations and waste management companies

Sponsor Booths
- Coordinating with the Sponsor Representatives
- Maintaining order in the line-up

Information Booths
- Manage the Wheel of Fortune
- Allocating the prizes, flyers
- Answering visitor's questions regarding the festival

Day Market
- Informing public streets are closed for the Festival
- Coordinating with Vendors and directing their questions/requests to the appropriate persons
- Directing Vendors to their booths

Street Fest
- Assisting with the night time activities of Street Fest

Concession
- Maintaining line-up order
- Collecting funds from the sale
- Allocating and restocking resources

Kids Corner
-Maintaining line-up order at the games

Benefits to Volunteers
• Volunteers will enhance their communication skills and/or learn new skills, meet and interact with a diverse community of people, and gain experience in special events. Volunteers will receive a Certificate (or letter) of Appreciation for their efforts. o Complimentary food and refreshments will be available during the Festival.
• Volunteers will have the perfect chance to discover the secrets of Vancouver's historic Chinatown!

Please submit application form to:
The Vancouver Chinatown BIA Society
Tel: 604-632-3808
Fax: 604-632-3809
Address: 508 Taylor Street, Vancouver, BC V6B 6M4
Email: events@vancouver-chinatown.com




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