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Organization Name: Downtown Barrie BIA
Category: Environmental Improvement
Commitment: Less than 6 months
Start Date: July 14, 2020
End Date: August 31, 2020

  • Appropriate for youth (i.e., less than 18)
  • Appropriate for volunteers aged between 18 and 55
  • Appropriate for volunteers aged 55 and over
Opportunity Description:

Job Summary  The Downtown Barrie BIA Beautification Coordinator performs duties related to maintaining and enhancing the Downtown Barrie streetscape to create a safe, clean and beautiful area for shopping and dining. The incumbent will be responsible for the entire area of Downtown Barrie, including Dunlop Street East and West from July to August 31st.  The ideal candidate is a community-minded individual who takes pride in their downtown, with an interest in landscaping, city planning and/or retail merchandising.  Duties include but are not limited to:  Monitor public areas and report any issues to appropriate regional or municipal authorities, including but not limited to: illegal dumping, overflowing garbage receptacles, weeds, flooding, tripping hazards, etc.  Pickup litter and debris from sidewalks  Light weeding of tree wells and sidewalks  Twice daily sanitization of chairs, crosswalk signals, door handles and other high-touch surfaces  Transport items such as chairs, banners, etc. to and from storage (involves light lifting)  Assist with set up and tear down of tents, speakers and the Barrie Beavers Other duties as pertain to the operations of the BIA  Strong attention to detail  Proficient time management skills and flexibility in adjusting between a variety of duties  Ability to work with minimal supervision Effective communication skills required in dealings with government, the public, BIA merchants and staff Interested applicants: Send your resume to or  Text it to 705-734-1414  

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93 Dunlop Street East, Unit 102, Barrie, Ontario L4M 1A8

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