Brookside Gardens is the perfect place for birthday parties, and they are scheduled frequently throughout the year. Facility Event Staff manage the party from beginning to end, but Birthday Party Assistants are integral to how the party is managed, including helping with set-up, clean-up, and craft/activities, making sure the parties are organized, run smoothly and fun for all involved.DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:1. Assist Birthday Party Host with set-up and clean-up, including tables, chairs, and activity supplies.2. Help partygoers with crafts/activity participation3. Provide Brookside Garden staff presence in the birthday party area during the event.
Background check required: Yes
Minimum age of volunteers: 18
Volunteer Type: Adult, Senior (55+)
Job Type: Seasonal (2-6 months)
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Brookside Gardens is a natural place for the community to have its special events, and the Facility Rental Program has several events booked throughout the year. Facility Rental Programs staff support the events by setting up and monitoring the events, but extra help is needed to make sure everything goes smoothly for our event guests!Special Event Monitor Volunteers assist staff indoors and outdoors throughout the year, making the Gardens a great place for our guests to hold a special wedding, anniversary parties, remembrance ceremonies and other events.DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:1. Provide Garden Staff presence in the gardens; and/or Visitor Center during the event.2. Monitor event entrances/exits to maintain privacy.3. Monitor the Visitor Center's entrances to allow only the event guests into the event.4. Interact with event and non-event guests to answer questions about the Gardens.5. Direct event guests to the proper garden event space.6. Direct non-event guests temporarily to other garden areas.