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Volunteers- Ontario's Breakfast on the Farm Sept 14, 2019

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Barrie Hill Farms

2935 Barrie Hill Rd.

Springwater, Ontario L9X 1S8

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Farm & Food Care Ontario is seeking volunteers to help at our Breakfast on the Farm event. Outgoing and friendly volunteers are needed to welcome our keen visitors and set the tone from the moment they arrive at the farm until they have completed breakfast and the tour.

Date: Saturday September 14, 2019

Time: 7:30a.m. to 1:30p.m.

Where: Barrie Hill Farms

Commitment Details:

Volunteers must be available for the duration of the event. We are asking that all volunteers arrive on site by 7:30a.m.on Saturday, September 14, 2019. Breakfast will be served to volunteers along with a brief in-service on the day's events (additional tickets for breakfast are not required, you will be counted with the volunteer registration).

Volunteers are expected to be appropriately dressed for the weather. This event will go ahead rain or shine. Volunteers will be given t-shirts to wear identifying them as volunteers.

Volunteers are expected to be in their assigned area for the duration of the event.

Volunteers may be asked to assist with set up and clean up/tear down, depending on their assigned area.

There are a number of areas of the event that volunteers will be stationed at. The areas and a description of the duties are outlined below.

Parking & Shuttles:

  • Assist guests with parking their cars and directing them to the welcome tent for further information.
  • Park cars in an orderly fashion.
  • Be on site to direct visitors.

Registration:

  • Check in guests and distribute maps of the farm.
  • Hand out surveys to guests departing the event

Food Tent/Waste Management:

  • Direct people to open seating in the food tent.
  • Help restock supplies, i.e. coffee, juice, milk, maple syrup.
  • Clear off tables and any garbage that accumulates.
  • Regularly circulate the event grounds sorting and clearing trash and recyclables, replacing garbage bags as required and disposing of trash in the specified location.

Throughout the Farm:

  • Help guests stay within the designated areas of the farmyard.
  • Direct people away from areas not included on the tour.
  • Answer questions about crop farming, animals, equipment, and farm practices.

Note that volunteers need to register as an event volunteer, this will entitle them to breakfast before the event is open to the public and a light lunch at the end of the event.


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Springwater, Ontario L9X 1S8

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