CB6-Volunteer Assistant-Chamberfest

POSITION: CB6- Volunteer Assistant- Chamberfest

DESIRED CONTRACT TERM: 26 Weeks     START DATE: ASAP    END DATE: After 26 weeks.

WORK SCHEDULE:  4 business days / 32 hours per week                       WORK LOCATION:  Hybrid:  Home and Downtown

JOB SUMMARY: Reporting to the Volunteer Manager, assist then in recruiting, training, and managing the festival volunteers.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Has full knowledge and understanding of the organization’s purpose, goals and objectives;
  • Works with the volunteer manager in recruiting, screening, training and scheduling volunteers for a variety of positions at concert venues in downtown Ottawa including: front of house management, ushers, production crew, and drivers;
  • Support busy on-site volunteer schedule at various sites across Ottawa;
  • Assist with volunteer database system management;
  • Support on-site artist merchandise sales initiative;
  • Provides leadership, guidance, and support to the volunteers ensuring their professional development within a festival environment; and
  • Other duties as assigned and required. 

SKILLS and QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Good organizational and time management skills;
  • Strong interpersonal skills and customer service experience;
  • Concert and/or event management experience;
  • Skills in Excel and Word; knowledge of Powerpoint an asset;
  • Experience with or knowledge of databases and willingness to learn Chamberfest’s volunteer management software;
  • Experience recruiting, training and managing volunteers would be an asset;
  • Accessibility Training is an asset;
  • Bilingualism is an asset;
  • Valid Driver’s Licence is required.

ADDITIONAL QUALFICIATIONS REQUIRED:

Eligible to participate in Ontario’s Job Creation Partnership (JCP) program by meeting the following criteria:

  1. You are a resident, living in Ontario.
  2. You are not a full-time student (part-time students are eligible).
  3. You are not leaving employment to participate (working less than an average of 20 hrs./week is considered unemployed.
  4. You also must meet, and provide documentation for, at least one of the following criteria:
  5. Previously established an Employment Insurance benefit claim (regular benefits within the last three years or maternity/parental within the last five years), OR
  6. Previously employed in Canada in any five of the last ten calendar years and earned gross income in excess of $2000 in each calendar year.

 

REMUNERATION:

$600 (gross) per week for 32 hours / $18.75 per hour provided by the Province of Ontario.

WHAT’S NEXT?

Forward your resume and cover letter to [email protected] Please note, only selected candidates who meet the JCP eligibility criteria will be contacted for an interview; applicants must indicate how they meet the eligibility in their email and/or cover letter. To learn more about the JCP program, please visit:  https://www.ottawafestivals.ca/jobs/jcp-overview/. Ottawa Festivals welcomes and encourages applications from all eligible individuals.

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