Sakura Matsuri Festival Volunteer

Published

03/30/2018

Start Date

04/10/2018

End Date

04/29/2018

Times of day

Weekends

Time Commitment

A few hours per month

Duration

One-time only

Address

Brooklyn Botanic Garden
1000 Washington Ave.
Brooklyn
New York
11225
United States

Description

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 approximately 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

Benefits

  • Training Provided

Benefits

  • Groups
  • International Volunteers

How To Apply

volunteer@bbg.org
https://www.bbg.org/support/volunteer_application_form

Choose the "Festival & Event Greeter" position on the application.


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