The Jamaica Epicurean Escape seeks volunteers to provide a variety of services during the event. Duties will include providing guests with information, guidance and assistance, providing assistance to the operational staff, providing assistance to the food and beverage team, and will generally contribute to the overall enjoyment and positive experience of the guests as well as to the efficient and effective management of the event.
The Volunteer must be energetic, pro-active, able to think quickly with a pleasant demeanour and ability to work in a professional and friendly manner. Strong verbal communication skills which facilitate positive interactions with the public are critical. A team player with flexibility and good interpersonal skills. Experience in similar positions would be a valuable asset.
The efforts and performance of individual volunteers will be monitored and recognized through a performance evaluation process. The evaluations will be reviewed to determine which volunteers will receive Certificates of Outstanding Performance (highest recognition), Certificate of Participation, as well as eligibility for a Prize of Outstanding Volunteer. The results of the evaluation will be shared with the institutions that have contributed volunteers as well as will be taken into consideration to future events.
Persons interested in volunteering will be required to fill in an application form. All applications must be submitted by April 30 2014. Successful applicants will be advised and brought in for training and given their assigned duties at least one week before the event.