Volunteers

Whitby Campus

Please see below for need to know information about the event in general:

Sign in

Morning Shift

  • Please arrive at the Staff Lounge at 8:45 a.m. and sign in at the volunteer table to receive your lunch ticket and DC t-shirt (if you do not already have one from a previous Open House).

Afternoon Shift

  • Please arrive at the Staff Lounge at 11:45 a.m.. and sign in at the volunteer table to receive your lunch ticket and DC t-shirt (if you do not already have one from a previous Open House).

Please note; you need to be at your station by 12 sharp.  If you are planning on eating, please take this into consideration when planning your arrival time – you will need to eat before your shift.

Dress Code

  • Dark pants
  • Volunteer T-Shirt (available for pick-up when you sign in – if you have an old shirt please use it).
  • Comfortable shoes

Guest Arrivals

Guests will be directed to park in the main lot and enter through the main entrance where they will have their ticket scanned if they have pre-registered. If they have not pre-registered, guests can register and sign-in on laptops located to the left of the doors. Guests will receive a Durham College bag, a Durham College program guide and an Open House event guide with all event information.

Event Guide

Upon registration, guests will receive an event guide outlining the activities of the day and a link for the feedback survey.  If guests complete the feedback survey they are entered into a draw to win a tuition credit.

Passport

Guests will be given a services passport at the beginning of the event. Each service area will receive a stamp to mark passports. Once guests have received a stamp from each service area, they will be able to submit their passport for more chances to win the free tuition credit.

School Tables

All school tables will be in the Cafeteria and services tables will be in the Student Lounge. Please direct guests to the appropriate schools to get more information on their program(s) of interest.

Walking campus tours

The Tour Depot will be located in the main foyer across from Tim Hortons with tours departing on an ongoing basis for the duration of the event.

REFRESHMENTS FOR STAFF AND VOLUNTEERS

Lunch tickets will be provided to all volunteers when they sign-in in the Staff Lounge.

Lunch will be provided between 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. in the Staff Lounge for all volunteers, except CFF volunteers. Please ensure that there is always coverage in your area. We ask that you only take 20 minutes for lunch and quickly get back to your station. CFF lunch volunteers will receive their lunch at the CFF.

Refreshments for visitors

Tim Hortons will be open for visitors. The Pantry and Bistro 67 are open during the event. There are burger and poutine specials available for order through the Pantry. Pick up for orders will be at Bistro 67.  

Bookstore

The bookstores at both the Oshawa and Whitby campuses will be open.   Guests will be able to look at the books and buy Durham College swag. The bookstore will be hosting a scratch and save for up to 100% off.

Tear down

It is important that all stations remain set-up and staffed until 2:30 p.m. At 2:30 p.m. provided there are no visitors in your area please pack up your booth and then offer assistance to other areas. Please see a staff member in your section for further directions. All supplies should be delivered to the Strategic Enrolment Services (front desk at the main doors of the campus). Once tear down has been completed, please check with someone in the Recruitment and Admissions team (Angela Werner) to see if there is anything else to be done before leaving.

Where things are located

STUDENT LOUNGE/CAFETERIA

FRONT ENTRANCE

  • Registration & welcome bag pick-up
  • Meet the Whitby campus Principal

 

STUDENT LOUNGE/CAFETERIA

  • General Program Information
  • Services

 

HALL ACROSS FROM TIM HORTONS

  • Tour depot/Walking tours

 

BOOKSTORE

  • Open to guests during the Open House

CFF

  • Cooking demos
  • Tours
  • CFF program information

Floor Plans

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us.

We look forward to seeing you; this event would not be possible without your help!

Oshawa Campus

Please see below for the need to know information about the event in general:

Sign in

Morning Shift

  • Please arrive at the Marketplace Cafeteria at 8:45 a.m. and sign in at the volunteer table to receive your lunch ticket.

Afternoon Shift

  • Please arrive at the Marketplace Cafeteria at 11:45 a.m. and sign in at the volunteer table to receive your lunch ticket.

Please note; you need to be at your station by 12 sharp.  If you are planning on eating, please take this into consideration when planning your arrival time – you must eat before your shift begins.

dress code

  • Dark pants (no jeans please)
  • Volunteer Shirt (available for pick-up when you sign in).
  • Comfortable shoes

Guest arrivals

Guests will be directed to park in Commencement lot and enter through the SW wing entrance where they will be directed to the Computer Commons for event registration.  They will receive a Durham College bag, a Durham College Guide and their brochure with all event information in the Pit.

Event guide

Upon registration, guests will receive an event guide outlining the activities of the day and a link to the feedback survey.  If guests complete the feedback survey they are entered into a draw to win tuition credit.

Passport

Guests will be given a services passport at the beginning of the event. Each service area will receive a stamp to mark passports. Once guests have received a stamp from each service area, they will be able to submit their passport for more chances to win the free tuition credit.

School tables

All school tables will be in the Pit and service tables will be in the Galleria and SW Wing. Please direct guests to the appropriate schools to get more information on their program(s) of interest.

Walking campus tours

The Tour Depot will be located in the Galleria with tours departing on an ongoing basis for the duration of the event.

SHUTTLE BUS

There will be a shuttle bus available at the doors to the SW Wing (from Commencement parking lot) for guests to visit the Centre for Collaborative Education (CFCE) building. The shuttle will be running the duration of the event.

Refreshments for staff and volunteers

Lunch tickets will be provided to all volunteers when they sign-in in the Marketplace Cafeteria.

Lunch will be provided between 11 -1 in the Marketplace Cafeteria for all volunteers.   Please ensure that there is always coverage in your area. We ask that you only take 20 minutes for lunch and quickly get back to your station.

Refreshments for VISITORS

B-Wing Tim Hortons, I-Wing Tim Hortons and the DC Alumni Association Cafe in the CFCE will be open for visitors.

bookstore

The bookstores at both the Oshawa and Whitby campuses will be open. Guests will be able to look at the books and buy Durham College swag. The bookstore will be hosting a scratch and save for up to 100% off.

tear down

It is important that all stations remain set-up and staffed until 2:30 p.m.  At 2:30 p.m. provided there are no visitors in your area please pack up your booth and then offer assistance to other areas in the gym, in packing up displays, Zaps and table cloths.  Please see a staff member in your section for further directions.  Once tear down has been completed, please check with someone in the Admissions and Recruitment team (someone at the Admissions booth) to see if there is anything else to be done before leaving.

Where things are located

THE PIT

  • Meet the President
  • All Schools
  • Admissions

 

GALLERIA

  • Tour depot/Walking tours
  • Services

 

RIOT RADIO

  • Open for tours

 

SW Wing

  • Registration (pre-registration scanning and non-registered guests go to Computer Commons)

 

INFO SESSIONS (guests should check their event guides for locations and times)

  • Financial Aid and Awards (10:45 a.m. in I110)
  • Access and Support Centre (12 p.m. in I110)

Floor plans

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us.

We look forward to seeing you; this event would not be possible without your help!

Thank you,

Open House Volunteer Committee
openhousevolunteers@durhamcollege.ca