Toronto Kiwanis Festival
Thank you for your interest in volunteering at the Toronto Kiwanis Festival!
The Festival takes place at a number of venues across the city over a ten-day period, starting Tuesday February 18th, 2020, ending Friday February 28th, 2020. (For more info, go to the Toronto Kiwanis Festival website by clicking here.)
Select any venue tab at the top of the screen to display INFORMATON ABOUT A FESTIVAL VENUE, including its address (and access to a Google map of its location), as well as the dates & times of each volunteer shift at that site. Venue names on the tabs have been shortened to save space; the full venue names are listed below, by area, including the type of music performed at each.
ETOBICOKE: St Giles Kingsway Presbyterian Church (classical voice, guitar & bandura, non-western strings, brass, chamber groups) // NORTH YORK WEST: Bravo Academy Theatre (musical theatre, popular voice, popular piano, harp) // CENTRAL: Armour Heights Presbyterian Church (upper strings: violin & viola) / The Salvation Army Yorkminster Citadel (junior piano) / The Salvation Army North York Temple (intermediate piano, lower strings: cello & double bass) / Trinity Presbyterian Church (lower strings: cello & double bass, woodwinds, community choirs, speech & drama) // EAST: Donway Covenant United Church (senior piano, piano concertos) / Jubilee United Church (intermediate piano) / St Mark's Presbyterian Church (elementary piano)
SUPPORT INFORMATION is available for volunteers. Five document(s), described below, may be downloaded at any time: look for the "Related Files" heading on any tab and select the document(s) of interest among those listed.
We recommend all volunteers read the "Festival & Volunteer Overview" (accessible from the "Welcome" page); it provides an overview of the Festival and the various roles that volunteers perform.
There are 4 additional documents that can be accessed from any Venue page. The "Volunteer Task Checklist" helps volunteers keep track of the activities they carry out during their shifts. It is supplemented by "Welcome Script" which is a reminder of announcements made to audience members. The "Volunteer Daily Log" is a form used to track daily revenue; it also provides contact info if volunteers need help prior to or during their shifts. The last document, "Venues & Related Info", provides general information about all Festival venues, such as parking, access to buildings, etc.
TRAINING is provided for volunteers via a conference call session. We strongly recommend that all volunteers attend a training session - - learn about your role and how it interacts with other volunteers on site. A live instructor will walk you through an overview of the Festival and the activities that volunteers carry out, including a few “hints & tips” collected from volunteers who've "been there, done that”!. There will also be time to address questions from attendees at the end of the session.
Please go to the TRAINING tab at the top of the page for details and to register. Please register by Monday February 3rd, 2020.
We encourage all of our volunteers to have a POLICE RECORD CHECK (which includes a Vulnerable Sector Screening (VSS)); it is best practice for volunteers. Please note that if you wish to volunteer at a school, TDSB requires that you have a valid Police Check on file with them. If you need assistance in obtaining/updating this record check, please contact: Kerry-Ann Watkis at [email protected]
[Please note: no sign ups are possible from this page; the "sign up full" text at the bottom of this screen is for illustration only - this message will appear on a venue page once all shifts at that location are filled.]
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