BCRPA – Conference/Event Volunteer

The BCRPA is a not for profit organization dedicated to enhancing quality of life in our province. The Association and its extensive network of members, in the parks, recreation, physical activity sector support the development of healthy individuals and communities and sustainable environments and economies.

POSITION DETAILS:
The BC Recreation and Parks Association is looking for volunteers to help out for the 40th Annual Provincial Parks and Grounds Spring Training! This event will be held at the Coast Hotel and Convention Center in Langley (20393 Fraser Hwy, Langley BC). This is a fantastic opportunity for students to take part in a Provincial Parks and Grounds conference and help out in their community.
There are morning and afternoon shifts available, as well as a full day shift. The conference will be held on February 28 & March 1. Volunteers only have to commit to a minimum of 1 shift.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Preparing supplies/ workshop break out rooms in the morning, helping with onsite delegate registration, greeting speakers, overseeing Horticulture and Maintenance workshops, maintaining the refreshment area, helping with take down, other miscellaneous tasks.
SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE: – Large event planning – Special event assistance

BENEFITS AND RECOGNITION:
– Opportunity to network and meet new people – Sit in on workshops and seminars
– Gain experience with special events and conferences – Learn more about the Parks and Grounds sector in BC

TIME OF DAY: LENGTH OF COMMITMENT:
AM and PM (Conference runs from 7am – 3:30pm) 4-8 hours (AM or PM shift)

CONTACT: Please contact Stephanie Androsoff, BCRPA Professional Development & Initiatives Coordinator at education@bcrpa.bc.ca or call: 604-629-0965 x229

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