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Event Manager Assistant

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.

Do you have a passion for community engagement and event planning? This position requires someone who will assist the Festival Manager with duties related to the day-to-day administration of producing the festival. Time flexibility, good communication and computer skills are needed.

Position Qualifications

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

Training / Work Condtions

Training Details: Training will be provided by Event Manager
Working Conditions: In accordance with health guidelines. Virtually, indoor and outdoor.
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible entrance, Wheelchair accessible washroom, Designated accessible parking space, Accessible work space, Support Newcomers

Time Commitment

Duration: 4 - 6 months
Time varies according to schedule of events. The festival is on August 21-22, 2021

Other Information
Area(s) of Interest: Communication/Public Relations, Leadership/Management, Special Events
Skill(s): Coaching, Interpersonal Communication, Manage Meetings & Groups, Event Management, Decision-Making/Prioritizing, Strategic Thinking
Transportation: On a bus route

   Contact Information
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420 Erb Street West Waterloo, N2L 6K6

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