Ontario Pork’s Pig Mobile is a popular traveling animal display that gives Ontario consumers the opportunity to experience pigs in real life, without the biosecurity worries of on-farm visits.
Consumers love being able to see live pigs but they also love being able to talk with a people who work with animals That’s where Ontario Pork Hambassadors come in! We rely on farmers and industry partners to staff the Pig Mobile at Ontario events throughout the year.
This webpage is a resource for those willing to step up and represent Ontario Pork as a Hambassador. It allows you to:
If you aren’t already a Hambassador, become one today!
2022 Pig Mobile Events
Listed below are the events the Pig Mobile will visit this year. We want to put you in the driver’s seat to select the shifts that work for you. Once you sign up for a shift (or multiple shifts), a representative from Ontario Pork will contact you with more information closer to the date of the event.
Friday, August 19 – Monday, September 5
Western District Fair
Friday, September 9 – Sunday, September 18
September 17-25 (The Pig Mobile will be there the second weekend September 23-25)
No helpers needed!
Thursday, September 29 – Sunday, October 2
No helpers needed!
Norfolk County Fair
Tuesday, October 4 – Monday, October 10
Royal Agricultural Winter Fair
Friday, November 4 – Sunday, November 13
*Launch of Ontario Pork’s NEW Pig Mobile!
The Necessary Paperwork
Ontario Pork offers a per diem to qualifying Hambassadors. It covers payment for your time spent educating consumers at the Pig Mobile (half and full days), your mileage to and from the event, parking and admission. When you arrive at the event look for the sign-in book and complete the fields accurately. To receive payment, submit an expense form including the date and name of the event, hours worked, mileage and any additional costs (with receipts).
All payments over $130 are subject to statutory deductions (income tax and CPP) and must be reported on a T4, as per Canada Revenue regulations.
If you are new to helping with the Pig Mobile, you’ll also need to complete a New Casual Employee form.
>> Please complete these above forms and submit them to email@example.com
Tips: Being a Hambassador and Respresenting Ontario Pork
Frequently Asked Questions
Training: Speaking with the General Public *COMING SOON*
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