Volunteer Responsibilities and Positions

Horse Pens/Interpreters

  • Horse Pen Interpreters stand outside of horse pens, answer questions, and give information.
  • Only those authorized to do so are allowed in the pens.
  • Assist with the management of large groups of visitors around the horse pens, ensuring both horse and humans are kept safe.
  • Have excellent communication and listening skills.
  • Be friendly, enthusiastic, respectful.

Town Safety

  • Town Safety volunteers are identified by their yellow arm band.
  • Maintain safety in area during demonstrations.
  • Keep public clear of and monitor gate area.
  • In town centre, keep the public safe by monitoring stock and machinery placement.
  • At photo ops after demonstrations, keep the public safe by monitoring stock and machinery placement.
  • Assist where needed with horse display area set-up (i.e. gates, barrels, ropes, etc.).
  • Must be minimum 18 years of age; no children allowed for safety reasons.

Tug & Tess

  • Wear a large character costume and act as an enthusiastic draft horse character.
  • Meet and greet visitors.
  • Pose for photo opportunities with the public, especially children.
  • Must have the ability to have fun and perform (no one will know it is you, so you can have some fun with our guests).
  • Costumes are hot, so you must be able to stay in costume for possible lengthy periods of time, depending on length of shift.
  • Rest/water breaks provided.
  • Must be minimum 15 years of age with a height preference between 5’2” and 5’10” to ensure the costume fits well. Taller than 5’10” will be considered.

Mascot Wrangler

  • The role of Mascot Handler requires a lot of walking and talking to the public.
  • Manage mascot opportunities.
  • Handle mascots to ensure their safety and the safety of children.

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Contact Information

The Volunteer Coordinator will contact you by email once your application is received.

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