To enhance The Mississauga Food Bank (TMFB) community engagement by being a friendly presence at community events.To increase awareness about TMFB mission and programs.

Responsibilities

  • Provide entertainment as TMFB mascot, Donny, at various community events and campaigns.
  • During events, meet and greet community members , work closely with other TMFB staff and volunteers
  • Pose for pictures with fans to enhance all-around event experience
  • Have and enthusiastic and high energy at all times to keep the entertainment level high
  • Preserve the identity of the mascot without deviating from established character including: body language/mannerisms, attitude, fan interaction, and team representation
  • Work well in a team environment
  • Represent TMFB on a professional and appropriate manner

Qualifications

  • Outgoing and enthusiastic
  • Reliable and committed
  • Excellent non verbal communications skills
  • Must be available for some weekdays, evenings and weekends
  • Must be physically fit to be able to walk and stand for long periods of time
  • Available for about 20 hours per month September to December 2018
  • Access to a vehicle would be an asset
  • 16 years or older
  • Between 5′ and 6’ with average build (must be able to fit in suit)

Benefits

  • Earn volunteer hours and help build your resume                                        
  • Play an integral part in your local community at events and have an opportunity to participate with a non-profit organization
  • Develop skills such as communication, entertainment  and customer service
  • Increase in knowledge about The Mississauga Food Bank’s values, mission and vision