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Paddle Royale 2017

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Calling Event Volunteers!!

Do you like ping pong? Good company? Great food? Amazing music? Then we have an amazing volunteer opportunity for you! Paddle Royale is a ping pong tournament fundraiser hosted by the BBBST Young Leaders, a group of young professionals (21-35) who support Big Brothers Big Sisters of Toronto by planning as volunteer ambassadors and fundraisers.  Since 2012, Paddle Royale has raised over $425,000 and now in its 6th year, the Young Leaders Group have set a fundraising goal of $100,000!

We are looking for 40 amazing volunteers to help us on Thursday, August 31, at Steam Whistle Brewery and we are hoping that you can help out! The evening will see more than 700 young professionals in attendance, and you should be too!

Why Volunteer?  Volunteers will have an opportunity to enjoy the party, and eat food as a thank you. There will also be incredible DJs, food, dancing, raffles, prizes and more!

What are the Volunteer Roles?  Registration, Raffle Ticket Sales, Drink Ticket Sales, Tournament Referees, Set up and Tear Down. Please look below for the event details and volunteer shift times.

Specific Event Details:

Date: Thursday August 31, 2017

Location:  Steam Whistle Brewing - 255 Bremner Blvd
Volunteer Shifts:

Shift 1 (Set Up) – COMPLETELY FULL

Shift 2 – Event 6:00pm – 9:30pm

Shift 3 – Event 9:00pm – Midnight

**Please arrive 15-20 min prior to your shift in order to check in with Joanne Fraraccio for briefing and to receive assignments.

To register as a volunteer, please email Joanne Fraraccio by August 24 at with the following:

1.       Please use the subject line: Volunteering for Paddle Royale

2.       Please indicate the Volunteer Shift you can confirm that you are available for (2 or  3)

3.       If you have a Role Preference (ie. Raffle Ticket Sales, Set up, Registration, etc) please be sure to mention this in your email

4.       Please include a daytime phone number (cell) in case we need to reach you the day of the event

Once your email has been received, you will receive a confirmation follow up.

Learn more about Paddle Royale (and why it is going to be awesome!) please click HERE  To learn more about Young Leaders, and how you can get involved, visit us HERE

If you are unable to volunteer, please help us promote the event among your friends and social networks! Follow and share the Paddle Royale Facebook and Twitter posts – you can even encourage your friends to register a team! Click HERE for more information on the event.

Thank you in advance for considering this volunteer opportunity!