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Community Event Committee Volunteers

Position Summary

To provide a more positive experience to the residents of the City of Ecorse and the general public by offering socially diverse activities using various venues throughout the city.


Event Committee Volunteers are asked to complete the orientation before they can take part in an event. Volunteers are encouraged to attend all in-service sessions for continuing education. Volunteer policies, procedures, service descriptions and training resources are available on the extranet.

Volunteer applicants are asked to complete disclosure forms for a criminal background check

  • Attend regular meetings of the Ecorse Community Event Committee. Additional meetings may be necessary in planning for events specific to holiday or volunteer events.
  • Identify social/diversionary needs of the community and coordinate appropriate activities to fulfill needs.

  • Actively participate in events organized for the community and visitors.

  • Participation in special events for volunteers is encouraged.

  • Regular communication and coordination of events with the Event Committee Chairperson in regards to leading events and activities.

  • Screen all event participants according established ECEC guideline.


The Event Chair supervises the Event Committee volunteers. The Volunteer Coordinator supervises the Event Chair.

Time Commitment

Events Committee members are required to:

  • Attend regular meetings of the Committee and participate in scheduled events.

  • Additional meetings may be necessary in planning for events specific to holiday or volunteer events.

  • Take lead or co-lead on at least one event per year.

  • Attend at least four events per year.

  • Actively involved as a volunteer supporting the City of Ecorse, its visitors and the general public.

  • Respect of diverse lifestyles, cultures, spiritual beliefs and values. Ability to interact with a variety of people.

  • Upholds confidentiality.

  • Good interpersonal communication and group facilitation skills.

Benefits to the Volunteer
  • Personal satisfaction and growth from providing diversionary activities, as well as, emotional and practical support to patients and families.

  • An opportunity to develop new friendships, and understand lifestyles and values that may be different from you own.

  • Increased perspective on the scope of programs and service.