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Volunteer & Outreach Coordinator 

Northern Lights Festival Boréal, Sudbury, ON

Job Description: 

Under the direction and training of the Executive Director, the Volunteer & Outreach Coordinator is responsible for building volunteer and community support for Northern Lights Festival Boréal (NLFB) through: effective recruitment, retention and coordination of a 250+ volunteer base, using new and existing strategies/resources; the implementation and review of policies and procedures for volunteers and general festival operations; the facilitation of inter-organizational communication and partnerships; the development of sponsorship and in-kind donations from private & public agencies; the organization of recognition events for volunteers, sponsors etc., the processing of ticket sales, volunteer applications, equipment rentals etc.; logistical coordination for festival, special events; as well as day to day office tasks as necessary.

Qualifications: 

  • University and college graduates who have graduated within the last three years from an accredited college or university. Candidates must be graduates of post-secondary degree or diploma programs;
  • The position must provide the intern with first time employment in their field of study;
  • Candidates are only eligible to participate in the internship program one time;
  • Candidates must be legally entitled to work in Canada;
  • Post-secondary degree/diploma in Communications, Marketing, Business, Management, Public Relations, Fundraising, Event Management, Arts Administration, Sales etc. or another relevant field;
  • Work and/or volunteer experience in at least one of these fields or another related field;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills;
  • Experience providing direction and training to volunteers and/or staff;
  • Experience communicating with clients and the general public via telephone, email etc.;
  • Experience drafting a variety of documents including: letters, reports, surveys, manuals, grant applications etc.;
  • Experience with general word processing software, spreadsheet software, presentation software, email platforms;
  • Strong organizational skills, ability to multitask and prioritize work tasks;
  • Concrete problem solving, conflict management and decision making skills;
  • Ability to work flexible/extended hours during festival season and NLFB special events;
  • Knowledge of government funding programs, as well as the non-profit and cultural sectors an asset;
  • French language skills an asset;
  • G or G2 Driver’s License an asset;
  • Own vehicle/access to vehicle an asset;

Please submit your resume and cover letter to director@nlfb.ca.

Application Deadline: 

April 15, midnight

Anticipated Start Date: 

Negotiable

Job Type:

Full time, one year, paid internship

Anticipated Salary: 

$32,500.00/yr

Schedule:

Monday – Friday with some irregular hours (weekends, evenings)

Work Remotely:

Temporarily due to COVID-19 restrictions however must be based in Sudbury District.

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