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Volunteers needed for 2016 Arctic Winter Games

03 February 2016 

Public Service Announcement

Volunteers needed for 2016 Arctic Winter Games

Start Date: February 3, 2016

End Date: February 19, 2016

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Arctic Winter Games hockey is coming to Iqaluit, March 6 to 10, 2016. The 2016 Arctic Winter Games host society is looking for 300 volunteers in Iqaluit to help make the Games a success.

Volunteers are needed for many roles in Iqaluit, including:

 scorekeepers, timekeepers, ticketing and concessions;

 equipment handling and bus stop attendants;

 visitor greeting and information;

 promotion and public relations (e.g. mascots and signage);

 first aid;

 venue set up and supervision.

Volunteers must be 13 or older. Volunteers who complete the required 20 hours between February 29 and March 16, 2016, will receive an official AWG volunteer uniform, a certificate of appreciation and be invited to attend a volunteer appreciation event.

Individuals or groups interested in volunteering can get more information at volunteer@awg2016.gl or by contacting Josee Tremblay at 867-975-5338.

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Media Contact:

Kris Mullaly

Communications Officer/Policy Analyst

Department of Community and Government Services

867-975-5342

kmullaly@gov.nu.ca

 

For more information about the AWG, contact:

Josee Tremblay

Sport and Recreation Officer

Department of Community and Government Services

867-975-5338

jtremblay@gov.nu.ca