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Volunteer Positions: Tourism Ambassador for Tourism Richmond 

Tourism Richmond’s tourism ambassadors play an integral role in the level of service offered in our destination. They make a positive difference in the way visitors experience Richmond and British Columbia. Our knowledgeable tourism ambassadors share their wonderful energy, passion, and knowledge with visitors from the world over at the Visitor Centre in Steveston 364 days of the year, as well as the stand-alone kiosk on Bayview Street, at conventions, events, and high-traffic tourist areas throughout Richmond.

It’s now your chance to share the love of your home town with visitors. We’re looking for friendly, outgoing, knowledgeable volunteers to give a warm Richmond welcome to visitors year-round.

Ambassadors will provide information about upcoming events in the area and show visitors why Richmond is one of the best places in the world to visit. They believe in the potential of tourism and their positive energy makes good things happen. Be a Richmond Tourism Ambassador and make a difference in the life of our community!

Ambassadors must be:

  • A local Richmond resident
  • Familiar with the local area
  • Fluent in English; second language an asset (Chinese—Mandarin or Cantonese, French, or German)
  • Comfortable with approaching new people
  • Outgoing and friendly, love to engage with people
  • Comfortable talking to people from around the world
  • An excellent communicator with good listening skills
  • Over 18
  • Able to work during evenings, weekends, and holidays
  • Committed to volunteering a minimum of 15 to 20 hours per month

By volunteering as a tourism ambassador, you’ll get access to exclusive events hosted by Tourism Richmond, access to the highly-coveted Tourism Challenge Passport, and much, much more.

Training
Once you are accepted as a Tourism Richmond Tourism Ambassador, we will give you full training and a flexible schedule that works for you. We will continue to support you throughout your involvement with Tourism Richmond, where you can expect guidance and supervision to help perform your duties with confidence and skill.

How to Apply
It’s easy—simply send in your resume to Lori Gelz at lgelz@tourismrichmond.com by January 15, 2019, with the subject line: Tourism Richmond Ambassador Application.
 

 

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