Superhero: Art in the Park 2024
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Volunteer Types: Event planning and participation, Food preparation and services, Fundraising, Health Care, Mental Health, Special events and festivals
Organization types: Children, Youth and Family, Community and Social Services, Disabilities, Education, Health and Diseases, Special Interests
Short term (less than 6 months)
Application Deadline: July 9, 2023
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Description

The Mental Illness Caregivers Association (MICA) is hosting Art in the Park – an art show in Strathcona Park – on August 10, 2024 between 7:30 AM and 5:30 PM. We are looking for volunteers to help with set-up and tear-down, assistance to exhibitors, a silent auction and provision of refreshments.

Orientation and rehearsal will be held on July 27 between 10:00 AM – 12:20 PM at Strathcona Park with refreshments. Virtual training can be provided for alternative solutions.

How will this opportunity benefit the volunteer?
Volunteers will work together in a collegial environment to make this event a success such that volunteers, exhibitors and visitors have a great experience. Volunteers may expect to meet a variety of people who share a common interest in helping those who struggle with mental illness. They will have contact with the managers who have organized the event and an opportunity to learn about event management.
How will the organization benefit?
This event builds awareness of the issues faced by those who are mentally ill and by those who care for them. It provides an opportunity for us to network with other organizations active in this field, and it helps to fund ongoing operations.
Volunteer location:
Strathcona Park Range Road, Ottawa

Contact

John Hall
@Mental Illness Caregivers Association MICA
Time it will take to contact applicants:
​1-6-days

Details

This position would be great for: Adults, High School Students (14-18), Young Adults (19-24)
Number of Positions Available: 15
Good for people interested in: Event planning and participation, Food preparation and services, Fundraising, Health Care, Mental Health, Special events and festivals
You will be helping with: Men, Women, Youth (19-24 years)

Volunteer Considerations

  • Suitable for community service hours
  • Public transportation available
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