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Festival & Conference Volunteer

Grand River Black Music Festival and Conference

Kitchener Public Library

   About the Position

Impact Statement
GRBMFC offers a unique opportunity to connect with music lovers, emerging artists, producers, digital creators, future filmmakers, and others who seek valuable advice and experiences from Black entertainment industry leaders at Kitchener Public Library June 14 - 16, 2024.

A series of workshops, panels, and concerts will take place throughout the day and evening, featuring legendary panellists like Jully Black (RnB Legend), Solitair (Hip-Hop Legend), Michael Williams (Much Music), Master T (Much Music), Will Strickland (Bad Boy Records), Erroll Starr (Reggae Legend), Zochi (Canada’s Queen Of Afrobeats), and more!

Sunday, June 16, features a morning concert by the Toronto Mass Choir, followed by a free concert in Civic Centre Park with hip-hop artist Solitair, a live DJ, and an afternoon of FAMILY-FRIENDLY fun.

Greet and welcome customers, performers and volunteers; Interact with customers in a friendly, inviting manner; Provide information and answer questions; Check-in customers; Bring questions and concerns to staff

Position Qualifications

Ideal for: An Individual
Age: 18+

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

Skill(s): Customer Service, Interpersonal Communication, Self-Motivation

Training / Work Condtions

Training Details: Orientation to festival and conference on first shift
Working Conditions: Library space
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible entrance, Wheelchair accessible washroom, Designated accessible parking space, Support volunteers with special needs, Accessible work space
Transportation: On a bus route

Time Commitment

Duration: Special event
Start Date:2024-06-14
End Date:2024-06-16
Weekday - Daytime, Weekday - Evening, Weekend - Daytime, Weekend - Evening
Friday and Saturday morning (8:30-1 pm) and afternoon (1-5:30 pm)
Friday and Saturday evening – concert evening shifts are available (6-10:30 pm)
Sunday Morning – concert evening shifts are available (9:30 am - 12 pm)
Sunday afternoon in Civic Park – concert afternoon shifts are available (12 – 5:30 pm)

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

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