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Call For Volunteers - Riverdale Artwalk 2024

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Deadline: May 23, 2024 10:00 pm
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Date: Jun 01, 2024 11:00 am - Jun 02, 2024 6:00 pm

About the event

Riverdale ArtWalk JIMMIE SIMPSON PARK (Queen St. E. & Booth Ave.) - Saturday, June 1: 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM - Sunday, June 2: 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM One of Toronto’s premier art exhibitions, Riverdale ArtWalk is a great place to connect with artists and buy that perfect piece for your home! Riverdale ArtWalk is a FREE two-day, public fine art exhibition showcasing established and emerging artists in Jimmie Simpson Park in Toronto’s flourishing Queen East arts district. The festival traditionally hosts over 160 participating artists with the inclusion of local community groups and entertainment. Now in its 26th year in the Riverdale/Leslieville area of Toronto, the festival has grown to reach an audience of art enthusiasts and supporters with an international reach Online. LEARN MORE: https://riverdaleartwalk.ca/ DIRECTIONS: Get Directions: https://www.google.com/maps/d/u/0/edit?mid=1UtA61Lz3VQgDVQVG_Z_eRcSSpn8gq1bP&usp=sharing
Artists' Network
Artists' Network
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About the application

The Riverdale ArtWalk is looking for energetic, friendly volunteers! Why volunteer with us? This is a great way to earn community service hours or add something interesting to your CV, while meeting others who are interested in fine art. You will be part of a fantastic team of volunteers preparing for and supporting the first outdoor art show of the season. Meet a wide range of... + More

Terms & Conditions

All successful volunteers will be to complete one of the compulsory Volunteer Orientation sessions.

Shifts

Title Location Time Slots available Hours
Poster / Postcard Distribution in Toroto downtown area variety of locations downtown toronto May 17, 2024 12:00 pm - May 31, 2024 12:00 pm 3 336
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This is a flexible role with flexible timing and locations. Leading up to event you will be distributing postcards. Options include: - Marketing material distribution to local merchants in the Queen St. E. area (walking) - Marketing material distribution throughout key targeted area and institutions, including: galleries, museums, Cabbage Town, art & framing stores, Open Doors locations, real estate agents, Danforth (Broadview – Jones), King and Queen btw Bay & Spadina, hotels, designers. Postcards and flyers available at the Leslie Grove Gallery / Artists' Network offices or by special arrangement.
Artist Package Assembly Artists' Network May 27, 2024 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm 1 4
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Assembling Artist Packages at Artists' Network HQ, Leslie Grove Gallery in Leslieville. You will help to collate all of the elements that make up the artists packages including: Laminating name tags, booth signs, collating letters, guides and label envelopes under the direction of the Office Manager, Show Producer and Artist Liaison Coordinator.
Park Set-Up/Layout Jimmie Simpson Park May 31, 2024 7:30 am - 12:30 pm 0 5
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Working alongside the show Producer, volunteers will help to map out the tent positions for event day using chalk spray paint to mark the 10 x 10 booths. Gloves are provided but we do recommend wearing comfortable clothes and sneakers that you don't mind getting mucky.
Load-In Attendant June 1 Jimmie Simpson Park Jun 01, 2024 7:30 am - 11:00 am 10 4
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You will help manage the logistics of load-in by directing traffic and watching art and materials for artists while they load-in to curb side, park, then return and move material from curb to booth location in park. Artists' Network do not require you to do any lifting or moving of materials as the artists are responsilbe for this themselves, however, being able to lift up to 20lbs would be helpful as from time to time we may need to move objects from one position to another. Please note: Not being able to lift 20lbs does not reflect negatively on your application.
Event Day Set-Up June 1 Jimmie Simpson Park Jun 01, 2024 8:00 am - 12:00 pm 0 4
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Assist with general park set up including: Artists’ Network Booth (signage, garbage and recycling bins…) Volunteers may be asked to watch Artists materials at curb side while they load in for the first hour and a half of the shift and successful applicants will be flexible, friendly and calm under pressure.
Assistant to Communications Coordinator - June 1 AM Jimmie Simpson Park Jun 01, 2024 10:30 am - 2:30 pm 0 4
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Your main role will be to support the Communications Coordinator for the event. This role would suit a media student or person with previous event media experience. You will be required to use your own equipment for taking videos / photographs, e.g. iPhone. This role requires you to be available for both days of the event and you will be required to have an interview with the Communications Coordinator.
Assistant to Show Producer - June 1 Jimmie Simpson Park Jun 01, 2024 10:30 am - 2:30 pm 0 4
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Supporting the Show Producer your role will be varied and involve a lot of interacting with artists, event organisers, venue management, other volunteers and the general public. Because of the nature of this role your activities will be varied, and you will be kept very busy. This role will require and interview and is targeted towards specific volunteers who have helped us deliver an exciting event at either Riverdale ArtWalk or other Artists' Network events. This role will require you to be available both days of the event.
Media Assistant - June 1 Jimmie Simpson Park Jun 01, 2024 10:30 am - 2:30 pm 0 4
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Supporting the Communications team you will capture important moments during the event including: Opening Celebrations at 11:00 am; Artists' Network Booth; General park activity including purchases and visitors engaged with art/artists. As part of a team of volunteers you will capture up to 200 photos & some videos to be taken on each shift, from which the Communications Coordinator will choose for social media posts. Your goal is to give an overview of the show including our volunteers in action, Artists booths and happy visitors. This role requires previous experience and an interview. Successful applicants will be required to use their own equipment e.g. iPhone.
Artists' Network Booth Attendant & Artist Relief - June 1 Jimmie Simpson Park Jun 01, 2024 11:00 am - 3:00 pm 1 4
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Past experience with the Artists' Network preferred but not essential. You will be part of a team creating a welcome, fun and social environment. Provide support at the Artists’ Network booth, answer questions about Artists' Network services, provide direction and information about Riverdale ArtWalk activity, hand out event guides, park maps, welcome artists and hand out artist packages. You will also help to keep the booth area, including refreshment area, tidy (gloves provided). Artist Relief: Provide exhibiting artists a 15 min. break.
Event Greeter & Park Operations June 1 Jimmie Simpson Park Jun 01, 2024 11:00 am - 3:00 pm 3 4
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As an Event Greeter you will be welcoming guests into the park, provide directions and information about Riverdale ArtWalk activity, and hand out event guides. Your role will require you to be both roving and standing near entrance points in park. As part of the Park Operations team you will also be responsible for keeping the park area tidy and clean, collecting garbage, and emptying garbage and recycling as needed. You will be provided with gloves.
Artists' Network Booth Attendant & Artist Relief - June 1 Jimmie Simpson Park Jun 01, 2024 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm 1 4
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Past experience with the Artists' Network preferred but not essential. You will be part of a team creating a welcome, fun and social environment. Provide support at the Artists’ Network booth, answer questions about Artists' Network services, provide direction and information about Riverdale ArtWalk activity, hand out event guides, park maps, welcome artists and hand out artist packages. You will also help to keep the booth area, including refreshment area, tidy (gloves provided). Artist Relief: Provide exhibiting artists a 15 min. break.
Assistant to Communications Coordinator - June 1 PM Jimmie Simpson Park Jun 01, 2024 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm 0 4
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Your main role will be to support the Communications Coordinator for the event. This role would suit a media student or person with previous event media experience. You will be required to use your own equipment for taking videos / photographs, e.g. iPhone. This role requires you to be available for both days of the event and you will be required to have an interview with the Communications Coordinator.
Assistant to Show Producer - June 1 PM Jimmie Simpson Park Jun 01, 2024 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm 0 4
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Supporting the Show Producer your role will be varied and involve a lot of interacting with artists, event organisers, venue management, other volunteers and the general public. Because of the nature of this role your activities will be varied, and you will be kept very busy. This role will require and interview and is targeted towards specific volunteers who have helped us deliver an exciting event at either Riverdale ArtWalk or other Artists' Network events. This role will require you to be available both days of the event.
Event Greeter & Park Operations June 1 Jimmie Simpson Park Jun 01, 2024 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm 4 4
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As an Event Greeter you will be welcoming guests into the park, provide directions and information about Riverdale ArtWalk activity, and hand out event guides. Your role will require you to be both roving and standing near entrance points in park. As part of the Park Operations team you will also be responsible for keeping the park area tidy and clean, collecting garbage, and emptying garbage and recycling as needed. You will be provided with gloves.
Media Assistant - June 1 Jimmie Simpson Park Jun 01, 2024 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm 0 4
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Supporting the Communications team you will capture important moments during the event including: Opening Celebrations at 11:00 am; Artists' Network Booth; General park activity including purchases and visitors engaged with art/artists. As part of a team of volunteers you will capture up to 200 photos & some videos to be taken on each shift. Your goal is to give an overview of the show including our volunteers in action, Artists booths and happy visitors. This role requires previous experience and an interview. Successful applicants will be required to use their own equipment e.g. iPhone. As part of a team of volunteers you will capture up to 200 photos & some videos to be taken on each shift, from which the Communications Coordinator will choose for social media posts. Your goal is to give an overview of the show including our volunteers in action, Artists booths and happy visitors. This role requires previous experience and an interview. Successful applicants will be required to use their own equipment e.g. iPhone.
Load-Out June 1 Jimmie Simpson Park Jun 01, 2024 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm 2 2
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Assists by watching over materials while artists load material to curb and get vehicle to pack-up. Assist in tear down of Artists’ Network Booth. Pack up "I Gave Art" donations and general material and move into overnight storage in community centre.
Tear Down / Clean Up June 1 Jimmie Simpson Park Jun 01, 2024 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm 1 2
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Assist in tear down of Artists’ Network Booth. Pack up "I Gave Art" donations and general material and move into overnight storage in community centre.
Event Day Set-Up - June 2 Jimmie Simpson Park Jun 02, 2024 8:00 am - 12:00 pm 3 4
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Assist with general park set up including: Artists’ Network Booth (signage, garbage and recycling bins…) Volunteers may be asked to watch Artists materials at curb side or in their booth while they load in for the first hour and a half of the shift and successful applicants will be flexible, friendly and calm under pressure.
Load-In Attendant June 2 Jimmie Simpson Park Jun 02, 2024 8:00 am - 11:00 am 10 3
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You will help manage the logistics of load-in by directing traffic and watching art and materials for artists while they load-in to curb side, park, then return and move material from curb to booth location in park. Most artists will have stored items in the gymnasium overnight and you will help support artists and watch over their artwork or the gymnasium while they are setting up their booths. Artists' Network do not require you to do any lifting or moving of materials as the artists are responsilbe for this themselves, however, being able to lift up to 20lbs would be helpful as from time to time we may need to move objects from one position to another. Please note: Not being able to lift 20lbs does not reflect negatively on your application. There is no lifting or moving of materials as the artists are responsilbe for this themselves.
Assistant to Communications Coordinator - June 2 AM Jimmie Simpson Park Jun 02, 2024 10:30 am - 2:30 pm 1 4
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Your main role will be to support the Communications Coordinator for the event. This role would suit a media student or person with previous event media experience. You will be required to use your own equipment for taking videos / photographs, e.g. iPhone. This role requires you to be available for both days of the event and you will be required to have an interview with the Communications Coordinator.
Assistant to Show Producer - June 2 Jimmie Simpson Park Jun 02, 2024 10:30 am - 2:30 pm 0 4
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Supporting the Show Producer your role will be varied and involve a lot of interacting with artists, event organisers, venue management, other volunteers and the general public. Because of the nature of this role your activities will be varied, and you will be kept very busy. This role will require and interview and is targeted towards specific volunteers who have helped us deliver an exciting event at either Riverdale ArtWalk or other Artists' Network events. This role will require you to be available both days of the event.
Media Assistant - June 2 Jimmie Simpson Park Jun 02, 2024 10:30 am - 2:30 pm 1 4
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Supporting the Communications team you will capture important moments during the event including: Opening Celebrations at 11:00 am; Artists' Network Booth; General park activity including purchases and visitors engaged with art/artists. As part of a team of volunteers you will capture up to 200 photos & some videos to be taken on each shift, from which the Communications Coordinator will choose for social media posts. Your goal is to give an overview of the show including our volunteers in action, Artists booths and happy visitors. This role requires previous experience and an interview. Successful applicants will be required to use their own equipment e.g. iPhone.
Artists' Network Booth Attendant & Artist Relief - June 2 Jimmie Simpson Park Jun 02, 2024 11:00 am - 3:00 pm 4 4
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Past experience with the Artists' Network preferred but not essential. You will be part of a team creating a welcome, fun and social environment. Provide support at the Artists’ Network booth, answer questions about Artists' Network services, provide direction and information about Riverdale ArtWalk activity, hand out event guides, park maps, welcome artists and hand out artist packages. You will also help to keep the booth area, including refreshment area, tidy (gloves provided). Artist Relief: Provide exhibiting artists a 15 min. break.
Event Greeter & Park Operations June 2 Jimmie Simpson Park Jun 02, 2024 11:00 am - 3:00 pm 0 4
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As an Event Greeter you will be welcoming guests into the park, provide directions and information about Riverdale ArtWalk activity, and hand out event guides. Your role will require you to be both roving and standing near entrance points in park. As part of the Park Operations team you will also be responsible for keeping the park area tidy and clean, collecting garbage, and emptying garbage and recycling as needed. You will be provided with gloves.
Artists' Network Booth Attendant & Artist Relief - June 2 Jimmie Simpson Park Jun 02, 2024 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm 3 4
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Past experience with the Artists' Network preferred but not essential. You will be part of a team creating a welcome, fun and social environment. Provide support at the Artists’ Network booth, answer questions about Artists' Network services, provide direction and information about Riverdale ArtWalk activity, hand out event guides, park maps, welcome artists and hand out artist packages. You will also help to keep the booth area, including refreshment area, tidy (gloves provided). Artist Relief: Provide exhibiting artists a 15 min. break.
Assistant to Communications Coordinator - June 2 PM Jimmie Simpson Park Jun 02, 2024 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm 0 4
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Your main role will be to support the Communications Coordinator for the event. This role would suit a media student or person with previous event media experience. You will be required to use your own equipment for taking videos / photographs, e.g. iPhone. This role requires you to be available for both days of the event and you will be required to have an interview with the Communications Coordinator.
Assistant to Show Producer - June 2 PM Jimmie Simpson Park Jun 02, 2024 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm 0 4
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Supporting the Show Producer your role will be varied and involve a lot of interacting with artists, event organisers, venue management, other volunteers and the general public. Because of the nature of this role your activities will be varied, and you will be kept very busy. This role will require and interview and is targeted towards specific volunteers who have helped us deliver an exciting event at either Riverdale ArtWalk or other Artists' Network events. This role will require you to be available both days of the event.
Event Greeter & Park Operations June 2 Jimmie Simpson Park Jun 02, 2024 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm 2 4
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As an Event Greeter you will be welcoming guests into the park, provide directions and information about Riverdale ArtWalk activity, and hand out event guides. Your role will require you to be both roving and standing near entrance points in park. As part of the Park Operations team you will also be responsible for keeping the park area tidy and clean, collecting garbage, and emptying garbage and recycling as needed. You will be provided with gloves.
Media Assistant - June 2 Jimmie Simpson Park Jun 02, 2024 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm 1 4
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Supporting the Communications team you will capture important moments during the event including: Opening Celebrations at 11:00 am; Artists' Network Booth; General park activity including purchases and visitors engaged with art/artists. As part of a team of volunteers you will capture up to 200 photos & some videos to be taken on each shift. Your goal is to give an overview of the show including our volunteers in action, Artists booths and happy visitors. This role requires previous experience and an interview. Successful applicants will be required to use their own equipment e.g. iPhone. As part of a team of volunteers you will capture up to 200 photos & some videos to be taken on each shift, from which the Communications Coordinator will choose for social media posts. Your goal is to give an overview of the show including our volunteers in action, Artists booths and happy visitors. This role requires previous experience and an interview. Successful applicants will be required to use their own equipment e.g. iPhone.
Load-Out June 2 Jimmie Simpson Park Jun 02, 2024 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm 3 2
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Assists by watching over materials while artists load material to curb and get vehicle to pack-up. Assist in tear down of Artists’ Network Booth. Pack up "I Gave Art" donations and general material help with the logistics supporting the load out curb-side.
Tear Down / Clean Up June 2 Jimmie Simpson Park Jun 02, 2024 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm 0 2
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Assist in tear down of Artists’ Network Booth. Pack up "I Gave Art" donations and general material and help manage the load out process curb side.

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Call For Volunteers - Riverdale Artwalk 2024
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