Re:Purpose Fest Volunteer

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Position ID: V-GUE0143 Last Modified: 17 May 2022 Last Full Update: 17 May 2022
Opportunity Details
Impact StatementA world where communities find joy in sharing
ContactSarah Dermer, Volunteer Coordinator, Guelph Tool Library; Phone: 519-836-7909; Email:
DutiesThe Guelph Tool Library is excited to be working with Habitat for Humanity Guelph-Wellington to bring back Re:Purpose Fest, a free community recycling festival. Re:Purpose Fest brings together a variety of community initiatives that help repair, re-home, reuse, and recycle household goods. This one day event will take place on Saturday, May 28th from 11 am to 2 pm at 104 Dawson Road. 
The following volunteer opportunities are available: 
1. Set up/ tear down -9:00 am - 11:30 am and 2:00 pm - 5 pm: Help with the loading and unloading of tables, chairs, tents, signage, donated goods 
2.Greeters - 11:00 - 1:00 or 1:00 - 3:00: Directing traffic, directing visitors to the different sections of the event,  
3. Donation Station Attendant - Some organizations won't have a person on hand to talk about their initiative, or to approve/reject donations. Each table will have a sign with acceptable/non accepted items and more info about the organization
Sustainable Development GoalsNo Poverty ; Zero Hunger ; Affordable and Clean Energy ; Decent Work and Economic Growth ; Reduced Inequality ; Sustainable Cities and Communities ; Responsible Consumption and Production ; Climate Action ; Peace and Justice Strong Institutions
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Benefits-Get your volunteer hours 
-Meet terrific people 
-Free BBQ and snacks 
-Celebrate recycling in our community
ClientsAnyone from the Guelph community.
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students ; Persons with limited mobility ; Newcomers / English as a second language ; Couples ; Families ; Groups ; Workplaces / Corporate Groups
Areas of InterestCommunity / Neighbourhood Volunteering ; Event Coordination & Support
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Customer Service ; Leadership ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Team Work
Interaction LevelLarge Group
Dates and TimesSaturday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening (May 28th)
AccessibilityFully Accessible
Number of PositionsGuelph 
30 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Scheduled training ; Training on the job ; A mandatory orientation session will take place on Wednesday May 25th.
TransportationNear public transit
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Start DateOn or after 28 May 2022
Display Until25 May 2022
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Organization NameGuelph Tool Library
Office Phone519-836-7909
Address & Map
Old Quebec Street Shoppes
55 Wyndham St N, Unit 18A
Guelph, ON N1H 7T8
Mailing Address42 Carden St 
Guelph, On N1H 3A2