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Latincouver (Fiesta Blanca Coordinator)

Organization Name: Latincouver
Opportunity Title: Fiesta Blanca Coordinator
Category: Special Events / Festivals
Commitment: Less than 6 months
Start Date: March 19, 2019
End Date: May 31, 2019

Email: hrassistant2@latincouver.ca
Website: http://www.latincouver.ca
Details:
  • Appropriate for youth (i.e., less than 18)
  • Appropriate for volunteers aged between 18 and 55
  • Appropriate for volunteers aged 55 and over
  • Appropriate for court-ordered volunteers
Opportunity Description:

Coordinator is responsible for the efficient planning and execution of the Fiesta Blanca – 29 June 2019. This is a multi-dimensional position that requires an individual who is a self-starter, with strong written and verbal communications skills and the ability to relate to the many different entities involved in the planning and execution of the event.

Skills & Responsibilities

✓ A self-starter that enjoys working with people

✓ Ability to coordinate direct and motivate a team

✓ good interpersonal and supervisory skills

✓ Ability to work with diverse group of individuals

✓ Ability to delegate tasks and work under pressure

✓ Ability to work with flexibility energy and commitment

✓ Strong communication skills in English

✓ Knowledge of Spanish or Portuguese is an asset

Job Summary

✓ Responsible for coordinating volunteers to their assigned positions

✓ Take on-spot decisions for the event to run more efficiently and smoothly

✓ Communicate with event service providers

✓ Provide ongoing assistance and support for the Project Manager

✓ Finding solutions to any problem that arise during the event

✓ Check that all requirements of government are met

✓ Work on security for the venue

✓ Ensure that commitments for sponsors are fulfilled.

✓ Search for  a Latin band and Djs and conduct communication on terms for them

✓ Look for sponsors and partners

Find a cruise to rent, able to fit around 250 guests

✓ Create, print and help to sell the tickets for the event

✓ Help with decorations  

✓ Check all licenses if needed

✓ Help with scheduling of  the volunteers and managing them

✓ Work closely and reporting to the Project Manager to ensure that all logistical arrangements are successfully completed and executed

✓ Compiling a post event analysis, evaluation and recommendation reports

✓ Work closely with Marketing team to ensure that event is promoted in the best way.

Benefits

✓ Expand your professional contacts

✓ Gain valuable leadership experience

✓ Reference letter upon completion

How to Apply:

Send your resume to the email hrassistant2@latincouver.ca or fill out the application on our website and check out the many possibilities you can have with us:  http://www.latincouver.ca/be-a-volunteer/




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