Welcome to Canada's Largest Ribfest 50/50 Draw Ticket Sellers Volunteer Sign Up!
Role and qualifications of a 50/50 Draw Ticket Seller Volunteer - Read this first, then scroll down to see the available shifts.
- You must be either a member of a Rotary Club or approved by the Ribfest Team before your shift will be confirmed.
- You must be at least 18 years of age as per AGCO regulations.
- You will usually work as part of a team of 2 people for safety reasons (carrying cash).
- You will be provided with a t-shirt to wear during your shift (mandatory).
- You will pick up a handheld ticket printer device and a cash float apron after you check in at the Volunteer Tent with first the Volunteer staff and then the 50/50 Team Leader.
- You will be trained at the beginning of your shift on the operation of the ticket printing device and also the ticket selling procedures.
- You may roam the park with your partner, announcing to the public that you have 50/50 Draw tickets for sale, or you may be stationed at a tent near one of the park entrances, or you may be assigned to another stationary location (in or near a Beverage Tent, for instance).
- You will be provided with a "cheat sheet" of frequently asked questions.
- You will verify the eligibility of a prospective customer (must be at least 18 years of age and must not be intoxicated).
- Shifts are from 2 to 4 hours in length, not including check-in time, but volunteers may choose their own start and end times if discussed with the Volunteer Team first.
- IF YOU WISH TO CLAIM YOUR VOLUNTEER HOURS FOR YOUR STUDENT OSSD REQUIREMENT, MAKE SURE YOU CLICK THE "STUDENT FOR 2018?" BOX.
- As an extra "thank you" this year, each non-Rotarian volunteer will receive their choice of an SPC card (Student Price Card, valued at $10 retail) or a $5 Tim Horton's gift card when they check in for their first shift.
All non-Rotarian volunteers are eligible to win either the Leadership Award (19+) or the Youth Impact Award (under 19) - see the details on our Volunteer Page.
- If you are not a Rotarian but know a member of the Rotary Club of Burlington Lakeshore personally, please enter their name (first and last) in the "RCBL Member You Know" field.
- Please read the RCBL Ribfest 2018 Volunteer Manual, 2018 Public Safety Guidelines and the City of Burlington's Accessibility Guide before your shift.
- You will receive email reminder(s) of your shift(s) a few days before each shift.
- You will be invited to attend a Volunteer Orientation on Wednesday August 29th in front of the West Stage at which you will meet the Volunteer Committee, learn about Ribfest and the park layout and also pick up your t-shirt. You may also pick up your t-shirt in the Volunteer Tent at the start of your shift.
- Eligible volunteers not claiming hours for their OSSD are eligible to participate in our Volunteer Motivation Program in which they can donate their time to a charity of their choosing. The Rotary Club of Burlington Lakeshore will need to approve charities not listed on our database. Should you wish to add a charity to the list, please type it into the field provided on the shift sign-up form. The Community Service Committee will review each new charity submission but does not guarantee approval. Please allow 5 business days for the approval process. For more details please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Ribfest Management Committee thanks you for volunteering your time!
NOTE THAT YOU CAN RESIZE THE SIGN UP POPUP WINDOW TO SUIT YOUR DEVICE
If you wish to sign up for multiple shifts, you can do so easily by keeping the main shift selection window open - after completing the sign-up process for your first shift, just click the "sign up" link for the next shift you'd like to work - the system will load your information into the pop-up window and all you'll need to do is to scroll down and click on the "Sign Up" box.