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Dragon Boat BC (2021 Concord Pacific Dragon Boat Festival Volunteer Team Lead)

Organization Name: Dragon Boat BC
Opportunity Title: 2021 Concord Pacific Dragon Boat Festival Volunteer Team Lead
Category: Special Events / Festivals
Commitment: One Day / Special Event
Start Date: January 1, 2000
End Date: September 26, 2021

Email: volunteer@dragonboatbc.ca
Website: https://concorddragonboatfestival.ca/
Details:
  • Appropriate for youth (i.e., less than 18)
  • Appropriate for volunteers aged between 18 and 55
  • Appropriate for volunteers aged 55 and over
  • Family-oriented volunteering
  • Training or orientation required
Opportunity Description:

PLEASE APPLY DIRECTLY ON OUR WEBSITE HERE.

We are excited to announce that the 2021 Concord Pacific Dragon Boat Festival is coming back soon — and we need your help!

The Festival’s programming this year will take place from September 18-26, with the live event, including dragon boat races, occurring during Championship Weekend on Saturday, September 25.

We are now accepting applications for Volunteer Team Leads for Championship Weekend during the 2021 Concord Pacific Dragon Boat Festival.

More information on this year’s volunteer opportunities can be found on our website here. To apply directly, please click here.

Our Volunteer Team Leads are a vital part of the Festival, and we would not be able to produce our event without the dedication and commitment of them and the rest of our volunteer team. We look forward to working with you!

Festival Dates: September 18-26, 2021

Championship Weekend: September 25, 2021

Applications are accepted based on:

  • The number of volunteer positions available;
  • Scheduling availability; and
  • Applicable skills, knowledge and experience.

Commitment

Volunteer Team Leads should expect to work 4 hours a week until Championship Weekend. They must be available for at least one 4-hour evening shift on Friday, September 24 and one 8-hour shift during Championship Weekend on Saturday, September 25. 

Food and beverages will be provided during volunteer shifts. 

Volunteer Team Leads will also be required to attend volunteer information sessions on Wednesday, September 1 at 7 PM and Wednesday, September 14 at 7 PM.

Benefits

As Volunteer Team Lead, you’ll enjoy the following perks as a thank you for helping us deliver community, culture, and competition at the Concord Pacific Dragon Boat Festival:

  • Festival Volunteer T-Shirt;
  • Food and beverage provided during volunteer shifts;
  • Invitation to Volunteer Thank You BBQ (date TBA) and Community Paddling Day;
  • Chance to win prizes, including merchandise or gift cards;
  • A $100 gift card to the Dragon Boat BC store; and
  • Letter for volunteer hours provided on request.

If you are interested in becoming a general volunteer, keep an eye on our website and social media channels for applications to open around mid-August!

Please email us at volunteer@dragonboatbc.ca if you have any questions about volunteering for the 2021 Festival.




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