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Circus Troupe Member

Application deadline: Jan 23
Interviews take place Jan 24 – 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

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 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. (5:00 p.m. on Saturdays and holidays)
  • Commitment: two or more shifts per month
  • Mandatory volunteer orientation: Jan 26 – 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Mandatory CIRCUS! training: Jan 29 OR Jan 30 – 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Position Description

CIRCUS! is the newest travelling exhibit coming to TELUS Spark on Feb 2, 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. CIRCUS! volunteers will help create a fun, engaging, and immersive experience for all our guests.

Key Responsibilities

  • Interacting with visitors – welcoming, encouraging, and playing with people of all ages (especially kids!), asking and answering questions, way-finding
  • Assisting facilitators – prepping and running programming, advertising other events and activities in the building
  • Facilitating the circus costume exhibit – engaging and assisting guests, resetting and tidying the exhibit
  • 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: Jan 26 – 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Mandatory CIRCUS! training: Jan 29 OR Jan 30 – 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.