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This event is unique compared to most other events in the GTA; the events gather a diverse attendance that directly reflects the cultural mosaic of Ontario. They provide Muslims an opportunity to feel a sense of identity; most importantly for thousands of children to experience the enjoyment of these celebrations as part of their Canadian identity. The Eid Festivals are completely organized, executed, and sustained by the efforts of volunteers.

This event is unique compared to most other events in the GTA; the events gather a diverse attendance that directly reflects the cultural mosaic of Ontario. They provide Muslims an opportunity to feel a sense of identity; most importantly for thousands of children to experience the enjoyment of these celebrations as part of their Canadian identity.

The Eid Festivals are completely organized, executed, and sustained by the efforts of volunteers.

Eid volunteers are special from those who participate in other community events. It is a large sacrifice to dedicate time on a special celebration to make it a day of joy for so many Muslim families and children.

Our volunteers come back year after year. This effort, dedication, and sacrifice result in the success of the Eid Festivals every years.

 

This event is unique compared to most other events in the GTA; the events gather a diverse attendance that directly reflects the cultural mosaic of Ontario. They provide Muslims an opportunity to feel a sense of identity; most importantly for thousands of children to experience the enjoyment of these celebrations as part of their Canadian identity.

The Eid Festivals are completely organized, executed, and sustained by the efforts of volunteers.

Eid volunteers are special from those who participate in other community events. It is a large sacrifice to dedicate time on a special celebration to make it a day of joy for so many Muslim families and children.

Our volunteers come back year after year. This effort, dedication, and sacrifice result in the success of the Eid Festivals every years.

 

Volunteering Policies

  • All volunteers must sign up online. It is not recommended to sign up on the day of Eid. High school hours will only be provided for those who sign up online. All volunteers must be over the age of fourteen (14)
  • All volunteers must complete one shift to receive one (1) food token. To receive two (2) food token, volunteers must complete at least three (3) shifts. The food volunteers can receive with one token is a drink (pop or juice) and pizza or a sandwich. If a volunteer would like a meal (which includes rice, chicken, and salad) he/she must pay $3.00 in addition to the token.
  • If a volunteer is working two (2) or three (3) shifts they may have a fifteen (15) minute break between each shift. The volunteer must notify their team lead or station head that they will be taking their break.
  • All volunteers MUST attend the volunteer training session. All team heads and all station leads MUST also attend the volunteer training session, in which they will meet their volunteers and get to know the environment they are working with. The effectiveness and efficiency of the volunteers depends on the training.
  • All volunteers must be respectful of all team leads and all station heads.
  • All volunteer must comply to the instruction of team leads and station heads. The first action a volunteer should take when starting a shift is to verify with the station head what is expected from them.
  • All volunteers must complete a form that includes an emergency contact number in case of an emergency during the training session.

Volunteering Roles

Event Marketing:
Help GTA EID by distributing flyers to your local mosques, stores, schools, and universities. You will be contacted by our marketing team who will arrange to provide you flyers so you can distribute them.

Pre-event Setup:
Includes setting up tables for food, putting up banners, rolling out the prayer mats, etc. Recommended for those 15 years of age and older.

Bazaar Vendor Coordination:
Ensure each Vendor has their specified table in the bazaar area. Set up the bazaar. Recommended for those over 18 years of age and older.

Crowd Control and Security:
Direct attendees to complete lines in prayer. Direct brothers to brothers areas and sisters to sisters areas. Recommended for those over 16 years of age and older.

Donation Collection:
Pickup donation box on the day of Eid and sign up for it. When signing up a phone number will be required. Take the donation box and head to specified lines of prayers. Gently and respectfully lower the donation box and ask for donations. Do not look when a person decided to donate. Recommended for those 16 years of age and older.

Entrance Usher:
Welcome attendees as the enter the building and wish them an Eid Mubarak. Hand out Eid booklet (which includes schedule and site map).
Recommended for those over 14 yeas of age and older.

Volunteer Sign Up:
Check off volunteers as they come from list. Direct them to their shift. Give name tag to volunteers. Recommended for those 16 years of age and older.

Media Booth:
Welcome representatives from media outlets. Sign them in and provide them with a package. Recommended for those 18 years of age and older.

Food Drive:
Direct people to food drive boxes. Verify the contents of the donations as non-perishable food item. Answer food drive questions people have. Recommended for those 16 years of age and older.

Information Booth:
You will attend the information booth and answer questions about lost and found, medical services, and lost children. You will be responsible to make event announcements. Recommended for those 16 years of age and older.

Food Preparation:
You will be assigned to a food booth and are responsible to prepare meals, sandwiches, fun food, coffee, etc. Recommended for those 16 years of age and older.

Food Sales:
You will be responsible to sell food. This will include collecting money and giving change and finally provide the order to the customer. Recommended for those 16 years of age and older.

Carnival Pass Sales:
You will be responsible to sell carnival passes and wrap wristband around child’s wrist. Recommended for those 16 years of age and older.

Carnival Fun Zone:
You will be responsible to coordinate video games, carnival activities, face painting, photo booth, toy booth, or other organized activities. Recommended for those 14 years of age and older.

Money counting:
You will be responsible to count donations and provide change for food and ticket sales. Recommended for those 20 years and older.

Logistics:
You will be responsible for the coordination of logistical event components such as the prayer, carnival, shows, food deliveries, etc. These roles are behind the scene coordination. Recommended for those 16 years of age and older.

Event Tear Down:
You will be responsible to take down banners, pack supplies, complete inventory checks, and pack delivery trucks. Recommended for those 16 years of age and older.