Welcome to Canada's Largest Ribfest Recycling Setup Volunteer Sign Up!
Role and qualifications of a Recycling Setup Volunteer - Please read this first, then scroll down to see available shifts
- For Tues. Aug. 28th, you will report to the large white tent at the West side of the park to help with both setup and cleanup for the Ribfest Kickoff Media Event. This will include setting up tables & chairs, putting tablecloths and centrepieces on the tables, making cutlery bundles with napkins, picking up debris and afterwards sorting waste. You will be given a t-shirt and disposable gloves and you will also be given lunch.
- For Thursday Aug. 30th, you will report to the Supervisor in the large white tent at the West side of the park and then help with setting up the Waste Stations throughout the park. You might also be helping to clean up the park of debris.
- For Saturday, Sunday, Monday and Tuesday, you will report to the Main Waste Recycling Station (see map included with your confirmation email). If there is nobody there, you'll grab gloves and a blue bin, then start picking up debris off the ground in the park. If a Supervisor is available, they may assign other related tasks. Once all garbage/debris is picked up, all volunteers will help with sorting.
- You will be provided with a t-shirt and disposable gloves.
- All shifts last 4 hours with a short break about mid-way. Water and some snacks will be provided on Thursday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday.
- Preferred minimum age is 13 years, but those younger than 13 may volunteer, provided that they are accompanied by a parent or guardian who is also volunteering with you.
- IF YOU WISH TO CLAIM YOUR VOLUNTEER HOURS FOR YOUR STUDENT OSSD REQUIREMENT, MAKE SURE YOU CLICK THE "STUDENT FOR 2018?" BOX.
- 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.
- You will be sent an email with links to the Volunteer Manual and the Accessibility Guide in August.
- You will be asked to attend a Volunteer Orientation event a day or two before the festival (Date TBA) at Spencer Smith Park - you will be sent an email with more details in August.
- 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 Rotary Club of Burlington Lakeshore, organizers of Canada's Largest Ribfest, would like to thank you for volunteering your time! Many charities will benefit as a result of your support.
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.