Winter Wagging: Volunteer to Manage Sign-Ups for Dog Sledding Bliss! DATE CHANGE

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Date Posted January 15, 2024
Expiry Date of Posting March 30, 2024
Organization Name Friends of the Saskatoon Afforestation Areas Inc.
Contact Name Julia Adamson
Mailing Address 210 Appleby Court
City Saskatoon
Postal Code S7M 4B2
Phone Number 3063805368
Fax Number
Email Address
Web Site
Position Title Winter Wagging: Volunteer to Manage Sign-Ups for Dog Sledding Bliss! DATE CHANGE
Job Description

As a volunteer at the first-come-first-served sign-up table for the dog sledding event, taking place SATURDAY MARCH 30 2024 you’ll be the friendly face welcoming participants, assisting with registrations, and ensuring a smooth start to their thrilling arctic adventure. Your enthusiasm and organization will help create a paw-sitively unforgettable experience for both humans and their furry companions!

As a volunteer for the dog sledding event’s first-come-first-served sign-up table, you’ll play a crucial role in facilitating a seamless registration process for participants eager to experience the thrill of dog sledding. Your responsibilities include welcoming attendees, collecting necessary information, and ensuring a fair and organized sign-up process. This hands-on role allows you to be at the heart of the event, contributing to the excitement and success of the dog sledding adventure for both participants and organizers.
event description for Frozen Trails and Wagging Tails: Dog Sledding Delight is on eventbrite
Location is at Richard St. Barbe Baker Afforestation Area located in the City of Saskatoon

Skills Required The skills required for working at the first-come-first-served sign-up table for a dog sledding event include: Communication Skills: Clear and effective communication is essential for welcoming attendees and explaining the registration process. Organizational Skills: Managing a sign-up table requires keeping track of information, ensuring forms are completed accurately, and maintaining an organized system. Customer Service: Providing a positive and welcoming experience for participants is crucial. A friendly and approachable demeanor is important. Attention to Detail: Accurate collection of participant information is vital for event planning and logistics. Problem-Solving: Quick thinking and the ability to handle unexpected issues or questions that may arise during the registration process. Teamwork: Collaborating with other volunteers and event organizers to ensure a smooth overall experience for participants. Adaptability: Events can be dynamic, and volunteers may need to adapt to changes in the schedule or unexpected situations. Time Management: Efficiently managing the registration process to keep the event on schedule. Stress Management: Remaining calm and composed in potentially high-pressure situations to provide a positive experience for participants. Enthusiasm: A genuine excitement for the event and the ability to convey that enthusiasm to participants. Flexibility: Willingness to take on various tasks related to the sign-up process and assist where needed. Dependability: Commitment to volunteer shifts and responsibilities, ensuring the reliability of the sign-up table. Cultural Sensitivity: Awareness and respect for diverse backgrounds and cultures among participants. These skills collectively contribute to the successful execution of the sign-up process, enhancing the overall experience for participants and contributing to the success of the dog sledding event.
Benefits to Volunteer Volunteering at the dog sledding event's sign-up table offers a range of benefits for volunteers: Hands-On Experience: Get firsthand experience in event management and organization, contributing to the success of a thrilling dog sledding adventure. Sense of Purpose: Play a crucial role in the overall success of the event, knowing that your efforts directly impact participants' experiences and the smooth running of the registration process. Community Engagement: Interact with a diverse group of participants, creating connections and fostering a sense of community among those sharing the excitement of the dog sledding event. Skill Development: Enhance communication, organizational, and customer service skills through active participation in the sign-up process. Team Collaboration: Work alongside fellow volunteers and organizers, fostering a sense of teamwork and camaraderie as you collectively contribute to the event's success. Networking Opportunities: Connect with event organizers, fellow volunteers, and dog sledding enthusiasts, expanding your network within the community. Event Atmosphere: Immerse yourself in the energy and excitement of the dog sledding event, enjoying a unique and memorable experience. Personal Growth: Take on responsibilities and challenges that contribute to personal growth, confidence-building, and the development of valuable life skills. Gratitude from Participants: Experience firsthand the gratitude and appreciation from participants as you help create a positive and welcoming atmosphere at the sign-up table. Contribution to a Cause: Support the promotion and success of a dog sledding event, contributing to the enjoyment and celebration of this unique outdoor activity. Resume Enhancement: Showcase your volunteer experience on your resume, demonstrating your commitment to community engagement, event management, and organizational skills. Fun and Excitement: Be at the heart of the action, soaking in the joy and excitement of the dog sledding adventure while actively contributing to its smooth operation. Volunteering at the sign-up table not only allows you to be an integral part of the event but also provides a fulfilling and enriching experience that extends beyond the thrill of dog sledding.
Days/Times Weekends
Suitable For Teens (ages 13-17)
Adults (18 and over)
Small Groups (2-4 people)
Work With Children
Youths (ages 8-12)
Teens (ages 13-17)
Adults (18 and over)
People with physical challenges
People with mental challenges
Position Duration Short term (3 months or less)
Specific Dates March 30 2024
Application Deadline March 30, 2024
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