Event & Volunteer Coordinator
The successful applicant will be responsible for volunteer and event management at the Wye Marsh Wildlife Centre in Midland Ontario. This is a full-time permanent position for forty (40) hours per week, with the potential for shifts during evenings and weekends as required.
Deadline for application: August 6, 2021.
Interested parties should send their resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Current Volunteer Opportunities
Board of Directors
Friends of Wye Marsh Inc. is seeking volunteers to join the Board of Directors. Members of the Board of will attend regularly scheduled board meetings and provide advice and guidance as required; participate fully in decision making activities; raise the profile of the Wye Marsh in the community; build relationships with all stakeholders; participate in Wye Marsh events.
Interested persons to join the Board of Directors should email email@example.com.
Duties include answering phones and processing admission and gift store purchases. Commitment of 4 hours once a week.
Fundraising Bingo Hall Representatives
Represent Wye Marsh at the Boardwalk Gaming Centre, in the Angel Gate Plaza. This opportunity allows Wye Marsh to receive proceeds from gaming activities. Commitment of 2 hours once a month.
Duties include assisting and/or leading environmental education programs to school and community groups. Commitment is on call basis.
Guided Canoe Volunteers
Guide canoe tours through Wye Marsh for the public, private groups, or school programming. Ontario Recreational Canoe and Kayaking Association (ORCKA) training provided, as well as training provided by Wye Marsh staff on specific routes. This role is best for someone with experience canoeing, but you don't need to be an expert - just enjoy people and the outdoors! Time commitment is on call, roughly 4-6 hours a week from May-September.
Guided Walk/ Hike Volunteers
Guide guests through Wye Marsh's trails on roughly 1 hour hikes/walks. Provide insight into the Wye Marsh, and the various flora and fauna which inhabit the area. Training will be provided. You don't need to be an expert - just enjoy people and the outdoors! Time commitment is roughly 2-4 hours per week from May-September.
Please visit our "Get Involved" volunteer page to learn more.