Swift Current Centennial Committee seeking volunteers

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Swift Current Centennial Committee seeking volunteers

The Swift Current Centennial Committee has issued a call for volunteers to help ensure the exciting and memorable celebration events in 2014 are a success.

They are encouraging volunteer teams - service clubs and cultural groups to families, school groups, plus individuals of all ages - to join them in becoming a volunteer for one of the celebration events being held throughout Swift Current’s Centennial year. From programming and logistical operations to offering hospitality to attendees, they have a place for waiting for whatever level of commitment an individual can make.

Volunteers are specifically needed for three major events in 2014:

- January 15, 2014 Centennial Day Extravaganza

- June 26 to 29, 2014 Frontier Days / Homecoming Weekend

- November 28, 2014 Light up the Future Event

At this present time their immediate focus is on the January 15th Centennial Day Extravaganza. They have volunteer roles available for: Information Ambassadors, ushers, Stage assistants, equipment set-up, clean-up, Concession, chairs, tables setting – up , taking- down, directing traffic, setting up facilities, assisting cultural and sporting events, providing hospitality, greeting guests, coordinating contests, serving Centennial Cake, and much more.

As a Swift Current Special Events Volunteer, you will:

- assist at Centennial events for 2014;

- acquire new skills in event production;

- experience the great feeling of helping your City celebrate an historic milestone;

- contribute to your City’s well-being;

- earn hours towards community service;

- Receive instructions and training for your event role;

As an active Swift Current Centennial Volunteer, you will:

- become part of an amazing network of enthusiastic individuals;

- receive regular updates on Swift Current activities;

- receive recognition letters from the mayor and committee members after each event;

- receive certificates of hours;

- be eligible for recognition awards;

- be invited to a volunteer appreciation event;

To become a Swift Current Special Events Volunteer:

- Check out the positions available and the sessions and roles open to volunteers at www.citysc100.ca to read about the available volunteer positions to see if your skills, talents and interests match our team needs for the 2014 events.

- Email or phone Lenora Bells, Coordinator of Volunteer Management, at 306-773-2944 or email l.bells@swiftcurrent.ca .

- After speaking with Lenora Bells you will receive a web link to the online application form - fill in your Volunteer Profile and become a part of the team.

 

Details for Upcoming 2014 Centennial Volunteer Opportunities

Centennial Day Extravaganza:

Date: January 15th, 2014

Roles available: Information ambassadors, ushers, stage assistants, equipment set-up, clean-up, Concession, chairs, tables setting – up , taking- down, directing traffic, setting up facilities, assisting cultural and sporting events, providing hospitality, greeting guests, coordinating contests, serving Centennial Cake, and much more.

Commitment: Volunteering hours begin on Jan. 13th, continues on Jan. 14th, Jan. 15th (the day of the extravaganza) and, take – down on Jan.16th. See specific opportunities on line – www.citysc100.ca or contact l.bells@swiftcurrent.ca

Location: Credit Union IPlex

Frontier Days / Homecoming:

Dates: June 26th to June 29th, 2014

Roles available: Information Ambassadors, Tour Guides and more. Details will be added as the event draws nearer.

Commitment: two to four hours or more depending on activity or activities throughout.

Locations: throughout Swift Current, Kinetic Exhibition Park

Light up the Future:

Date: November 28th, 2014

Roles available: Information Ambassadors, Project Facilitators, and more. Details will be added as the event draws nearer.

Commitment: two to four hours or more depending on activity or activities throughout.

Locations: throughout downtown

Organizations: Swift Current Centennial Committee

Geographic location: Swift Current

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