HOW DO I VOLUNTEER?
-You must be at least 13 years of age or older.
-You must be legally eligible to work in Canada.
-You must be available for an interview as well as any orientation meetings that follow your acceptance as a volunteer.
-You must be available to work a shift each day of the show. If any out-of-town requests to volunteer are received, the Northern Ontario Expo is not responsible for travel OR accommodations.
THE NORTHERN ONTARIO EXPO VOLUNTEER TEAM IS:
-Expected to act appropriately as they are representatives of the Northern Ontario Expo.
-Expected to maintain confidentiality with any information received at the Northern Ontario Expo.
-Not permitted to make any statements or actions that would affect the convention, including statements to the public and/or press.
-Expected to perform their requested duties to the best of their abilities. If for any reason volunteers are unable to do what is asked of them, please inform the Supervisor so that other arrangements can be made.
HOW MUCH TIME DO I HAVE TO GIVE?
-A minimum of 4-5 hours each day would be greatly appreciated but we can work around your schedule.
-Volunteers are free to participate in the activities of the convention before & after their scheduled duties.
WHAT IS THE DRESS CODE?
-Volunteers are asked to dress casually and appropriately. No ripped jeans, short shorts or skirts, offensive shirts, etc.
-To be courteous to co-workers and patrons, volunteers will practice clean personal hygiene. Please avoid using excessive amounts of perfumes, colognes and/or hairsprays that may cause a problem for allergy sufferers.
-The Northern Ontario Expo staff reserves the right to dismiss any Volunteer whom they feel does not adhere to the guidelines set out by the Northern Ontario Expo, and/or who fails to satisfactorily complete their duties.
WHAT REWARDS DO I GET?
-Our amazing volunteers are the heart of our show, volunteers will receive:
-A glimpse of the behind-the-scenes workings of the Northern Ontario Expo while volunteering at the show
-When off duty, you‘ll have full access to TimminsCon exhibits. You can attend panels, participate in games, go to Q&A’s, and purchase photo/autograph sessions
-Snacks and refreshments during shifts
-An opportunity to experience invaluable community service
-A chance to be part of the community while having fun
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