The Society of We Are Canadians Too! (Event Volunteer: School Outreach Activity Leader)

Organization Name: The Society of We Are Canadians Too!
Opportunity Title: Event Volunteer: School Outreach Activity Leader
Category: Education / Training / Teaching
Commitment: Less than 6 months, One Day / Special Event
Start Date: November 17, 2022
End Date: January 3, 2023

  • Appropriate for volunteers aged between 18 and 55
  • Training or orientation required
Opportunity Description:

Are you a storyteller? Want to welcome the Year of the Rabbit in a creative and artistic way?

Volunteer as an Activity Leader for our LunarFest crafts workshop!

Share the story of the Rabbit with elementary students and hone your storytelling skills in our interactive workshops. Be part of LunarFest’s tradition of bringing communities together through arts and crafts.


Celebrate the Lunar New Year like no other with LunarFest! An annual winter event held in Vancouver, we have a variety of events around the city to build connections between our beautifully diverse community. Our School Outreach Program provides virtual and in-person craft workshops for elementary students in the Vancouver and Richmond School Districts. This year’s craft is centered on the Year of the Rabbit, with the animal representing curiosity and encouraging everyone to join us in this Year to Imagine.

Job Description:

Activity Leader Volunteers will introduce, lead, and assist students in one-hour workshop activities during the month of January. A mix of virtual and in-person workshops will be available for students, therefore volunteer positions may be remote or in-person; training will be provided.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Lead 2 – 6 workshop sessions per week starting Jan 03th – Jan 20th
  • Learn about LunarFest programs and the activity lesson plans in advance
  • Attend the mandatory orientation and training

Required Qualifications:

  • Ability to lead craft activity with large groups while following scheduled lesson plan
  • Enjoy working with and telling stories to children
  • Workshops will be during school hours; volunteer must be available minimum 2 days per week at these times
  • Experience working with school-aged children in arts-related activities is a plus
  • Passion for arts and crafts
  • Enthusiastic personality
  • Willingness to learn
  • Leadership skills, patience, and initiative

Please let us know in your application how many days you will be available throughout Jan 03th – Jan 20th.

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