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Circus Troupe Member

Applications due March 25
Interviews take place March 27 and 28 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Position Description

CIRCUS! is the newest travelling exhibit at TELUS Spark from Feb 2 to Jun 9, 2019! Relive those fond circus memories, from the smell of sweet cotton candy to the wacky sideshow performers, while discovering the scientific secrets behind the scenes. As a CIRCUS! volunteer, you will help create a fun, engaging, and immersive experience for all our guests.

Availability

  • Schedule: shifts run daily for the duration of CIRCUS! (February 2 to June 9) and are 4 hours in length – times are staggered between 9:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.
  • Commitment: two or more shifts per month
  • Mandatory volunteer orientation: April 6 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Key Responsibilities

  • Interacting with visitors – welcoming, encouraging, and playing with people of all ages (especially kids!), asking and answering questions, way-finding
  • Facilitating the circus costume exhibit – engaging and assisting guests, resetting and tidying the exhibit
  • Assisting facilitators – prepping and running programming, advertising other events and activities in the building
  • Proactively monitoring safety – watching for safety concerns, assisting with lost child procedures

Desired Skills and Qualifications

This position is best suited for someone who is:

  • Energetic and outgoing
  • An excellent communicator
  • An independent self-starter
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Willing to take risks and try new things

Requisites

  • Current police check (cost will be covered by TELUS Spark)
  • Mandatory volunteer orientation: April 6 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.