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Tim Hortons Earth Day Hamilton Eco-Festival Volunteer
(Earth Day Hamilton-Burlington)

Position ID: 1546 Last Modified: 22 Jan 2013 Last Full Update: 22 Jan 2013
Opportunity Details
ContactMs Laurel Harrison, Coordinator, Earth Day Hamilton-Burlington; Phone: 289-755-0433; Email:
More Info
Duties* Earth Day Class Guide - meet incoming class and guide them to all of their workshops and accompany them on their nature hike (you will have a naturalist hike leader guiding you) 
* Set-up/Take Down - help prepare for and clean-up the event 
* Other duties available 
Benefits* Sense of community 
* Do something positive for the environment 
* Get an education on environmental issues while accompanying class 
* Fresh air and exercise 
* Experience nature first hand in an area of natural beauty 
* Enjoy the wonderful programs we offer - raptor demonstrations, live reptile show, wonderful nature hikes - volunteer more than one day and get to experience it all! 
* Add to your resume 
* Network
Dates and TimesTuesday: Morning, Afternoon (28 May 2013) 
Wednesday: Morning, Afternoon (29 May 2013) 
Thursday: Morning, Afternoon (30 May 2013) 
To volunteer, please apply directly to our website
SeasonsSpring - May 2012
LocationRoyal Botanical Gardens, 680 Plains Road West, Burlington (Between Grand View and Spring Gardens)
AccessibilityFully Accessible
Number of PositionsHamilton West: 60 individual(s) 
60 individual(s) needed in total. 
People from anywhere in Hamilton are invited to volunteer at our events.
Ages16 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDYes
Minimum Hours6 / Day
Commitment LengthShort Term (less than 3 months) ; Short Term (less than 3 months for committee work on this) OR simply volunteer on the dates of the event one, two, three or four days - whatever you can manage. You'll be on site from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
TrainingOrientation - 2 evening orientations to attend. (We'll have the coffee on!)
TransportationOn Bus Route - On the Burlington Transit Route 1 Plains bus route. ; Transportation Required ; Royal Botanical Gardens is on a bus route (Burlington bus can be boarded in downtown Hamilton) or use your own transportation. Also possibility of car pool - share gas expense - which could be set up at orientation. Also suitable for biking.
Interaction LevelOne-on-one ; Small Group
Application Deadline22 Apr 2013
Police CheckRequired
Volunteer CategoriesEnvironmental Protection/Advocacy ; Events Coordination ; Nature Trail ; Set up/Clean up
Skills/Experience* Comfortable working with people (children especially) 
* Energetic
Agency Details
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Organization NameEarth Day Hamilton-Burlington
Address & Map
22 Veevers Dr
Hamilton, ON L8K 5P5
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Office Phone289-755-0433