Volunteer Recruitment for
CRAFTERIA: Art & Handmade Bazaar 2024

Across U-hub is so excited to welcome you as volunteers to CRAFTERIA: Art & Handmade Bazaar 2024 at Varley Art Gallery of Markham on July 14. As a volunteer, you help promote the BEAUTY OF ASIAN ART alongside the creative works of Asian artists in a marketplace setting. We have numerous opportunities available in various areas, each offering different levels of commitment and skills.

Event Information

When?

Event Date: July 14, 2024 (Sunday)

Volunteer Shifts*:
(1) Full Day: 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
(2) Half Day (AM): 8:00 am – 1:30 pm
(3) Half Day (PM): 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm

* Please make sure you can attend the Volunteer Training Session before signing up (details below).

Where?

Event Location:
Varley Art Gallery
216 Main Street Unionville, Markham, ON L3R 2H1 (Google Map)

Who?

Youth and young adults of 16 and above

*Total community service hours:
7 to 15 hours

Deadline for Application

June 26, 2024 (Wednesday)

Volunteer Training and Event Preparation

Volunteer Orientation

New volunteers must complete ONE orientation prior to the Volunteer Training.

Date: June 19, 2024 (Wednesday)
Time: 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Volunteer Training Session (MUST ATTEND)

Date: July 9, 2024 (Tuesday)
Time: 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Event Preparation Session

Date: July 13, 2024 (Saturday)
Time: 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Location

Across U-hub
232 Hood Road, Markham, ON L3R 3K8 (Google Map)

First-time Volunteer Sign-up

Current Volunteers Sign-up

Why Volunteers?

Leadership Development
Journey

Develop leadership skills through
hands-on experience in event planning,
logistic management and teamwork.

Uncover Hidden Talents,
Explore New Interests

Step out of your comfort zone and
discover new interests, talents, and passions
that you never knew existed within you.

Forge Longtime
Friendship

Connect with like-minded people,
cultivating friendship that goes beyond volunteering
and creating a supportive community.

What Will You Learn?

  • Event Planning and Execution Experience
  • Team Collaboration and Communication Skills
  • Multi-Tasking Experience
  • Creative and Critical Thinking Skills
  • Problem-solving Experience
  • Experiential Learning Opportunities
  • and more…

Volunteer Opportunities

  • Event Assistant (please refer to roles and responsibilities section below)
  • First-aider (please ensure you have a valid certificate)
  • Photographer (please bring your own equipment)
  • Videographer (please bring your own equipment)

Volunteer Roles and Responsibilities as Event Assistant

  • Provide front-line customer service to Bazaar visitors, ensuring a warm and welcoming atmosphere.
  • Welcome and guide guests through the event by introducing Across U-hub, distributing information materials, answering questions, and giving directions.
  • Assist staff, event Coordinators and vendors with administrative tasks before and during the Bazaar.
  • Engage with guests at the Across U-hub fundraising sales booth, provide information, and assist with purchases.
  • Assist Volunteer Coordinator with signing in and out volunteers, answering volunteer questions, directing volunteers and more.
  • and more…