Job Title:

Volunteer Assistant


RCBL Canada's Largest Ribfest


Burlington, ON

Job Reference:


We are celebrating our 23rd year and looking for an energetic, outgoing Volunteer Assistant to join the team. The Volunteer Assistant position reports to the Volunteer Committee Co-Chairs.


  • Help to maintain volunteer data in
  • Assist the Volunteer Co-Chairs in the recruitment of students and of groups from designated organizations
  • Assist the Volunteer team to distribute volunteer t-shirts during the Festival Orientation on the evening of Wednesday August 29th
  • Assist the Volunteer Co-Chairs during the Festival to check in volunteers and deploy them to required locations during the Festival (Thursday August 30th through Monday September 3rd inclusive)
  • Help the Volunteer Team to deliver food to the designated areas for volunteers during the Festival
  • Provide additional administrative support to the Volunteer Committee as required

Required qualifications:

  • Registered as a full time student during the preceding academic year
  • Intends to return to school on a full time basis during the next academic year
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Proficiency in working with spreadsheets, text documents and the internet
  • Ability to easily approach business managers, charitable organization managers, etc. during the recruitment process
  • Ability to show tact and diplomacy when dealing with outside organizations, volunteers and club members

Term of Contract:

The Volunteer Assistant is a contract position for thirty (30) hours per week beginning Monday, July 16th, 2018 and ending Monday, September 3rd, 2018.


Application Deadline:

Deadline for applications is Monday, May 28 at 5:00 pm. Interested candidates are requested to submit a resume and cover letter (in PDF or Word format), indicating where you saw the posting, by email to:, quoting Volunteer Assistant CLR in the subject line.

The Rotary Club of Burlington Lakeshore welcomes diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all qualified applicants, in particular those who are members of the Aboriginal and ethno-racial communities.

Quote Job Reference: 2897725699

Posted 2018-05-14

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