To assist the Society’s Detroit67 Project in staffing informational booths during festivals, programs, events, fundraisers, community, etc. with the focus of informing the general public of all Society-related events, specifically with regards to the Detroit67 Project. As an ambassador of the Society this role will provide excellent customer service in response to patron inquiries and requests.
- Adhere to Society policies and procedures for communicating with the general public;
- Present information to the public regarding ongoing Society-related programs, events and schedules;
- Distribute Society and D67 marketing materials to patron participants;
- Engaging patrons with information regarding Society events by creating dialogue with a personable approach;
- Conduct audits and surveys of Detroit67 program/event participants, as needed;
- Responsible for communicating with staff in order to maintain your supply inventory of marketing and promotional materials for programs/events.
- Assist with other projects and duties, as needed.
Due to the continuous growth of community partnerships involved in this project, as well as the training requirements, we ask that candidates are able to commit to a minimum of 3-6 months of service to the Society and have the ability to volunteer at a minimum of 1-2 programs/events per month during our heavy project season (now through Summer, 2019) and at least one 3-hour office shift on a monthly basis.
For scheduling purposes, all volunteers will receive advance notice for nearly all Detroit67 programs and events.
There will be a two week trial period for this volunteer position. DHS will coordinate with each volunteer to assign duties that are a best fit for our needs and each individual interest level.
- Maintain working knowledge of ongoing Society-related programs and events;
- Possess excellent interpersonal, communication and organization skills;
- The ability to communicate respectfully with persons of diverse cultures and backgrounds;
- Ability to respond to patron inquiries in a timely fashion;
- Ability to represent the Society in a friendly, courteous and professional manner;
- Establish and maintain effective working relationships with Society staff, venue coordinators and the general public.
- Maintain the ability to work individually and as part a team environment.
TRAINING & SUPPORT:
Volunteers will receive on-the-job training of Society-approved representation at community events by shadowing staff to a variety of public programs during their trial period.
There will be a two week trial period for this volunteer position. DHS will coordinate with each volunteer to assign duties that are a best fit for our needs and each individual interest.
- People Skills
- Public Speaking
- Relationship Building
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Driver's License Needed
- Background Check
- Orientation or Training
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