Sakura Matsuri Festival Volunteer


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Cause Areas

When

Tue Apr 10, 2018 - Sun Apr 29, 2018

Where

990 Washington AvenueBrooklyn Botanic GardenBrooklyn, NY 11225
Photo by Rebecca Bullene.

About

Brooklyn Botanic Garden is looking for group of volunteers to assist during our Sakura Matsuri Festival a celebration of spring, cherry blossoms, and traditional and contemporary Japanese culture, on April 28 and 29.

All applicants must attend a group interview and orientation session, on either Tuesday, April 10 from 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. or Saturday, April 14 from 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

All shifts will be 4 - 5 hours on Saturday, April 28 or Sunday, April 29.

Responsibilities:
  • Welcome visitors at the entrances.
  • Assist with crowd control.
  • Direct visitors to correct lines (members, ticket buyers, ticket holders).
  • Answer questions regarding ticket prices, complimentary admission policies, membership, corporate members, etc.
  • Answer general-information questions about BBG.
  • Direct visitors to various locations throughout the Garden
Requirements:
  • Highly energetic and physically fit-shifts will be spent standing/walking
  • Knowledgeable about the Garden
  • Enthusiastic and friendly
  • Enjoy working in a busy and sometimes hectic atmosphere
For information on the Sakura Matsuri Festival:
https://www.bbg.org/visit/event/sakura_matsuri_2018

TO APPLY VISIT HERE:
https://www.bbg.org/support/volunteer_application_form

Skills

  • People Skills
  • Cross-cultural Communication
  • Multi-Tasking

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 15
  • Orientation or Training
  • Approximately 7 hours

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