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Venue Facilitator

Kitchener Public Library

   About the Position

Impact Statement
Kitchener Public Library volunteers enhance library services in our community and make a difference every day!

Kitchener Public Library is now a venue for special occasions, private events and celebrations. As a Venue Facilitator, you will have the exciting opportunity to become an ‘event insider’ and gain valuable experience learning about event coordination and logistics. You will work support venue staff in creating a positive experience for guests, clients and vendors.

Duties include: Provide assistance to library staff in the facilitation of venue rentals; assist in the coordination of setup and tear-down of venue rentals; provide wayfinding support to vendors, clients and guests; help with event registration and check-in as needed.

Customer service experience
Able to work calmly and efficiently in a changing environment
Excellent communication skills; fluent in English
Familiarity with technology
Professional, punctual and reliable
An eye for capturing social media moments (photos/video) is an asset

Position Qualifications

Ideal for: An Individual
Age: 18+

COVID-19 Vaccination Required: Yes

Area(s) of Interest: Arts/Culture, Library/Research , Special Events

Skill(s): Event Management

Training / Work Condtions

Training Details: Training/tour available and specific instructions provided for each event
Working Conditions: On location at the KPL Central Library
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible entrance, Wheelchair accessible washroom, Designated accessible parking space, Support volunteers with special needs, Accessible work space, Support Newcomers
Transportation: On a bus route

Time Commitment

Duration: 4 - 6 months
Weekday - Evening, Weekend - Daytime, Weekend - Evening
Most venue rentals are scheduled on evenings and weekends. Late evening availability is preferred; shifts can be 4 or 8 hours depending on the volunteer’s preference. Volunteers are expected to assist with at least two events within a six-month period.

   Contact Information
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519-743-0271 Ext. 222
85 Queen Street North Kitchener, N2H 2H1

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1454 King Street East, Unit 3
Kitchener ON N2G 2N7

Phone: 519 742 8610

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