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Volunteering with IlluminAqua


Volunteering makes a difference to the lives of people in our community and enhances the experience for visitors to Welland. The WRCC is always open for volunteers for many different events. There are volunteering opportunities available for IlluminAqua and for WIFC events.

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2013 IlluminAqua Volunteer Positions

Loaders Required: 2 per night  This person will be assisting with loading and unloading the band equipment and assisting with set up and tear down of the stage throughout the day. *times are subject to change based on needsDay Performance: 2:30pm-6:30pm (Fri&Sat)Night Performance: 8:30pm-11:30pm (Fri & Sat)  *Must be comfortable checking ID'sThis person will be required to sell drink tickets to those of legal drinking age. You will be responsible for handling cash. Night Performance: 6:30pm-11:30pm (Fri & Sat).



Time Commitment

2 for VIP Tent 3 for General
*Must be 18 years of age or older and have their smartserve certification with them. Must have knowledge of basic mixed drinks. Must be comfortable with checking ID's when unsure of age.
Bartenders will be required to greet and serve patrons in a friendly manner as well as serve alcoholic beverages during the festivals.
Day Performance: 12:30pm-6pm(Saturday)

Night Performance: 6:30pm-11:30pm (Fri&Sat)
Gate Attendant Required: 4 per night Gate attendants are required to scan IlluminAqua tickets as the attendees arrive for the night performances. Wristbands are to be attached to the wrists of everyone who is attending.  This person must serve the patrons in a friendly manner. Night Performance: 6:30pm-10:00pm (Fri&Sat)
 Merchandise Clerk
Required: 2 per night
It is the job of the merchandise clerk to sell the provided merchandise to the concert attendees. This person must be able to serve the patrons in a friendly manner.  Duties include making change, doing an inventory of merchandise, and allocating the funds to artist at the end of the show. Day Performance: 12:30pm-6pm (Saturday)

Night Performance: 6:30pm-11:30pm (Fri&Sat)
 Maintenance Required: 4 per night The maintenance crew is required to assist in hanging up sponsorship banners, fences, posting signage, setting up tents/bars etc. as well as clean up of the site. You may also be required to set up and tear down the event. Friday Performance: 6:30pm-11:30pm

Saturday Performance: 9am-1pm 3pm-7pm 7pm-11:30pm
 Drink Ticket Seller Required: 2 per night   Day Performance 12:30pm-6:30pm (Sat)  

As a special thank you to all of our volunteers, we would like to reward you all with 2 vouchers for a 1-hour rental at our PenFinancial Credit Union Flatwater Centre, and a $5.00 off coupon for Boston Pizza. Each volunteer will also receive an IlluminAqua "Volunteer" t-shirt that is to be worn for all scheduled shifts.

If you are interested in volunteering, please contact the volunteer coordinator, Jennifer Hale, at volunteer@canalcorp. Please specify your availability as well as what position you are interested in.