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Volunteer Coordinator

Leadership role

LINK Picnic Festival

   About the Position

Impact Statement
The LINK Picnic Festival and Carnival Costume Parade is an African and Caribbean Cultural Diaspora event including food, art, music and activities to engage the whole family. Your support helps us raise awareness of these cultures, reduce barriers to cultural harmony and collaboration, and link people up through the Arts. Join us for our second virtual festival. The date is August 21-22, 2021.

The position needs a detail oriented and organized individual to coordinate our volunteers for the event and any activities leading up to the event.

Tasks include: screening, creating schedules, organizing training sessions and communicating with volunteers.

Candidate should have the ability to lead, motivate and evaluate the work of others; possess excellent oral and written communication skills, have knowledge of computer equipment and software (Microsoft); and have the ability to work well under pressure.

Festival date is August 21-22, 2021.

Position Qualifications

Ideal for: An Individual, Student Placement
Age: 19+ English Proficiency, Confidentiality, Work Without Supervision

Training / Work Condtions

Training Details: Training will be provided by the Event Coordinator.
Working Conditions: Flexible: Work from home until we know how the pandemic is doing.
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible entrance, Wheelchair accessible washroom, Designated accessible parking space, Accessible work space, Support Newcomers

Time Commitment

Duration: 4 - 6 months
Start Date:2021-04-20
End Date:2021-08-21
Available immediately with intention to commit until wrap up and reporting following the event.

Other Information
Area(s) of Interest: Communication/Public Relations, Leadership/Management, Special Events
Skill(s): Supervision, Cultural Awareness/Sensitivity, Interpersonal Communication, Plan and Coordinate, Motivate Others
Transportation: On a bus route

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5-420 Erb Street West Waterloo, N2L 6K6
Kitchener,Township of Wilmot,Township of Woolwich,Township of Wellesley,Waterloo,Cambridge,Township of North Dumfries,Virtual

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