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Position: Festival Volunteer
Organization: Relay Education
Location: Toronto, GTA, Ontario

It's that time of year! Recruiting wonderful, energetic, and dedicated people like you – for the 12th annual Kids' World of Energy Festival.

We need you! Relay Education is recruiting hundreds of volunteers for the 12th annual Kids' World of Energy Festival.

Volunteer Sign-up Here >> http://www.relayeducation.com/volunteer/


From April 27 – May 2, 2019, 1,600 students (ages 9-13) will participate in our children's education festival that focuses on energy and the environment.

The Kids' World of Energy Festival teaches kids about the science and benefits of renewable energy, conservation, electricity, urban waterways, and stewardship through fun, hands-on activities.

Held at the Evergreen Brick Works, our programming covers a wide range of curriculum-linked subjects – involving sciences, technology and engineering, art, physical education and more.

Dates: April 27 – May 2, 2019
• Tues April 30, Wed May 1 and Thurs May 2 are School Days (school participation only)
• Saturday April 27 is the Community Day (open to the public)

Location: Evergreen Brick Works
550 Bayview Ave. Toronto
• Accessible by TTC, Bicycle, Car and Walking Trails
• Free shuttle bus runs from Broadview Subway Station (offered by Evergreen)

Time: One day commitment
(hours approx. 8:00 AM -- 3:00 PM)
We love volunteers who keep coming back for more. If you're looking for multiple day involvement – let us know!

Training
We provide an orientation session a week before the festival and hands-on training each day of the event. You will have ongoing support and guidance from a TREC Education staff member during the festival.

Provided
Light lunch and refreshments
T-shirt for you to take home
Letter of participation upon request

Register Online Now >> http://www.relayeducation.com/volunteer

Roles

Workshop Facilitator

Task: Be a part of a team of 2 to lead an educational workshop throughout the day. Description: Workshops are hands-on, from building model wind turbines, experimenting with solar panels to generating electricity with magnets and copper. You will be working with a class of approximately 20 – 30 students at a time. Duration: 4-5 (30 minute) workshops in one day (30 minute break included)

Water Activity Leader

Task: Work with other volunteers to lead a drop-in station in our Water Activity Zone. Description: The Activities will be focused on water, conservation or the environment, with hands-on materials for the students. Multiple classes will circulate through Water Zone at a time, and small groups will drop-in to various activity stations. Duration: Each activity ranges from 10-15 minutes (breaks provided throughout the day).

Food Prep and General Event Support

Be part of a dedicated group of volunteers who will help prep snacks and serve our volunteers or provide general event support with event logistics as needed by our Organizers.

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Feb 28 2019    ID: 51698