Volunteer, Arts and Enrichment Special Events

    • Job Tracking ID: 513080-789535
    • Job Location: Centennial, CO
    • Job Type: Volunteer
    • Date Updated: September 13, 2021
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About this Opportunity!

Volunteer, Arts and Enrichment Special Events

Did you know volunteering is a great way to explore interests, meet new people and to do something good for your community at the same time? If you answered YES, this is the opportunity for you! The Arts and Enrichment Special Events volunteers may assist staff at events such as indoor and outdoor concerts, craft fairs, theater productions, dance recitals, as well as various holiday events. This person sets up the concessions table, sells the concessions, collects tickets at the door, facilitates art projects, provides positive customer service and is generally available to answer any questions or get maintenance help if needed. Typically 10-20 hours per week: evening, weekend, and/or holiday hours may be required. Please note weekly hours will vary depending on the season. The ideal candidate will be creative, organized and highly motivated while assisting classes.

Our Ideal Candidate
* Must be at least eighteen (18) years of age unless they have a parent or guardian is present during schedule hours.
* Previous experience with children and larger groups is helpful. Child care experience such as babysitting or a group setting with supervision of children is valuable, for example: previous Scout troupe leadership, church group activities, help in nursery settings, assisting with younger siblings etc.
* Baby sitting and/or safety training such as first aid or CPR is helpful.
* A teaching or leadership position training program is desired.
* An interest in art and/or performing arts is preferred.
* Must have a desire to work with school age children, preschoolers and families.
* Must be dependable and willing to work outdoors in various weather conditions.
* Must have the ability to learn a craft or art project quickly and carefully follow safety instructions.
* Has the ability to follow workplace safety procedures introduced by staff.
* Has the ability to regularly exercise independent.
* Ability to be self-directed and provide excellent customer service to all participants.

The job description above covers the main duties of this position. Please note, as a team member, there may be additional responsibilities that are required to meet ongoing needs of the department.

About Us
Our mission is to foster healthy living through stewardship of the environment, parks, trails, and open space by providing recreational services and programs.

We serve residents in Bow Mar, Columbine Valley, Centennial west of I-25, Littleton, Lone Tree and Sheridan and unincorporated portions of Douglas, Jefferson and Arapahoe counties. We operate four full-service recreation centers, golf courses, outdoor pools and restaurants, two ice centers and miniature golf courses, and a BMX track, a sports dome, batting cages, an entertainment center, a hotel and a nature center. In addition, we maintain nearly 3,800 acres of developed and open space land, including 119 multi-purpose athletic fields, more than 100 parks, nearly 80 miles of trails, 60 playgrounds, 56 tennis courts, and the 880-acre South Platte Park.