Volunteer at a non profit Salmon festival in the Shuswap Lakes, BC

Country

Canada

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  • last activity

    Last activity

    15/04/2020

 
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  • Description

    Description

    We are a non-profit group that hosts a Festival every 4 years in October. This amazing natural event has millions of sockeye salmon (other species too) swim from the ocean to the Adam's River to spawn (lay their eggs). The Adam's River in the Roderick Haig-Brown Park will attract up to 250,000 people during the 3 week Festival. This Festival happens this year from Sept. 28 to Oct. 21 The Park is located in the Shuswap Lakes in the interior of BC

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    General Maintenance
    Helping with Tourists

  • UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN goals
    No poverty
    Zero hunger
    Good health and well-being
    Quality education
    Gender equality
    Clean water and sanitation
    Affordable and clean energy
    Decent work and economic growth
    Industries, innovation and infrastructure
    Reduce inequality
    Sustainable cities and communities
    Responsible consumption and production
    Climate action
    Life below water
    Life on land
    Peace, justice and strong institutions
    Partnerships for the goals
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Learn about the natural wonder of the sockeye spawning grounds and how important this keystone species is

  • Help

    Help

    Volunteers are need to help set up and take down the Festival area. During the run, volunteers are needed to help with the parking - this has to be one of the most fun parking jobs. Volunteers have salmon cut outs to direct traffic so everyone wants their picture taken with you. Other jobs may include helping with the souvenir tent or just being an event ambassador of the event.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Shared house or billets with community members

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    This is an amazing natural event to see. Past volunteers have said it was one of the best experiences they had in Canada.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

  • ...

    Hours expected

    5 hours a day


Host ref number: 884444175264