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Latincouver (Latin American Week Runner Coordinator)

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

  • 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:


Latin American Week Runner assists with whatever is needed during events. The responsibilities vary depending on which one of the Latin American Week events the Runner is assigned to. A runner can be assigned to one of the following events: Canada Day Parade, Fiesta Blanca on a Cruise, Art Exhibition, Latin American Film Festival, Flamenco, Tango and Wine and Carnaval Del Sol, Music Workshop


Skills & Responsibilities

✓ Physical ability to move event supplies

✓ Ability to work with flexibility, energy and commitment

✓ Must be able to communicate well in English

✓ Prior event experience considered an asset

✓ Knowledge of Spanish or Portuguese is an asset


Job Summary

✓ Provide all the suppliers for each event

✓ Rent everything needed, such as tents, tables, chairs, screens

✓ Help with material promotion

✓ Working closely with all the artists to recognize their needs

✓ Looking after events participants

✓ Take care of all licences, if necessary

✓ Working with other volunteer

✓ Looking for food and beverages, if necessary

✓ Fetching and carrying items and equipment

✓ Helping in the set up and tear down

✓ Delivering messages to team members during the event

✓ Looking after event participants

✓ Making and handing out tea, coffee and food

✓ Assist other volunteers with their duties

✓ Perform other actions as requested by volunteer managers.



✓ Meet new friends

✓ Expand your professional contacts

✓ Reference letter upon completion


How to Apply:

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