Special Event Day- Crew Member

GOAL for this position:

As a Special Event Day Crew member, your role will greatly assist with revenue generation and public awareness in support of the animals in our care. 

Although this role does not directly work with the animals, it is one of the most incredibly gratifying roles we have, as it impacts our life-saving work in our local community.

Every event you support has a ripple effect, far beyond the immediate results of your efforts but has a lasting impact on the care of animals, the community we support, and the programs we offer.


Volunteer Role could include the following:

  • Greet and thank participants, customers, or the general public.
  • Answer any inquiries regarding the event, directions, and Ontario SPCA.
  • Clean up and set up before, during, and after the event.
  • Promote how customer contributions assist our furry friends in need, in their local community.

Skills Requirement:

  • Positive role model.
  • Ability to clearly communicate instructions to participants, if required.
  • Ability to stand for periods of time and comfortable conversing with the public.
  • Desire to learn more about animal well-being and our organization.


Personal Benefits:

  • Directly impact our ability to further extend our resources for animals in need.
  • Make like-minded friends!
  • Behind the scenes access to our animal centres.
  • Access to our knowledgeable staff and wellness resources.
  • Ability to customize your schedule, choose your assignments and update your profile, through our online community.

Time Commitment:

We recognize your time contribution to being a volunteer. Therefore, we support a customized approach to your schedule to best suit your availability.

During our onboarding process, we will capture your time preferences and availability. 

We are always looking for individuals who are dependable and responsible. This role is flexible, depending on the event.


Orientation and Training

Before you start your journey with us, our organization will provide you with the following training:

  • Ontario SPCA orientation- in-person and online training
  • Animal Advocacy training with an Ontario SPCA team member
  • How to access our online community
  • AODA

We will indicate which training will be required prior to your commencement, and which training we encourage you to participate in at your earliest convenience.


Supervision and Support

As a volunteer, you will be supported by the Event staff. This staff partner will provide you with training for your specific role, your schedule,

and any required feedback or updates. The Volunteer Development Team will always be available to offer support and guidance. 

You will also have direct access to our online community, where you can find organizational updates, posted information, and contact information for your staff partners.