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About the Position
Position #: 18675
OrganizationLINK Picnic Festival
Position: Volunteer Coordinator Assistant - Leadership Role - Pre-Event
Location: 22 Bridgeport Road West, Waterloo, ON, Canada
Impact Statement: The LINK Picnic Festival and Carnival Costume Parade is an African and Caribbean Cultural Diaspora event that includes 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.
Description: You can gain some great people management experience at this one day event! Meet new people and ignite their enthusiasm by sharing yours!

You will assist the volunteer coordinator with managing other volunteer run areas of the event including marketing, recruitment, reporting and communications with volunteers (phone, email, and in person). Volunteer candidates should be detail oriented with strong interpersonal and relationship building skills, as well as excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Requirements: English Proficiency, Confidentiality, Work Without Supervision
Training Details: Orientation and ongoing support will be provided by Event Manager and Volunteer Coordinator.
Working Conditions: Work from office and at home settings, indoor and outdoor, some weekends.
Duration: 4 - 6 months
Timing: Anytime
Time Detail: Variety of meetings according to schedule of events and logistics planning.
Age: 18+
Ideal for: An Individual, A Newcomer
Transportation: On a bus route
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible entrance, Wheelchair accessible washroom, Designated accessible parking space, Accessible work space, Support Newcomers
Area(s) of Interest: Arts/Culture, Leadership/Management, Special Events
Skill(s): Interpersonal Communication, Written Communication, Manage Meetings & Groups, Motivate Others, Decision-Making/Prioritizing
How to Apply
Application Link:
Email: Send an Email Message
Contact: Sylma
Phone: 519-721-5746
Address: 5-420 Erb Street West Waterloo, N2L 6K6


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