(not logged in)

Hide nav pane
books & more

Job Details

Job Number:  35568
Event Manager
Job Posted: Tuesday, 6 June 2017
Closing Date: Friday, 30 June 2017
(53 days ago)
Ottawa Youth Orchestra Academy
Region: Ottawa area Type: Contract - Part time
Location: Ottawa Salary: (not entered)

The Ottawa Youth Orchestra Academy

is looking for an




Contract: Part-time, 9-month contract position (Sept-May, with option to renew at beginning of next season), approximately 15 hours per month


Start Date: Sept 5, 2017


About the OYOA: Founded in 1982, the Ottawa Youth Orchestra Academy (OYOA) is a non-profit charitable organization whose mission is to provide youth in the Ottawa region with a continuum of high-quality orchestral and ensemble training and performance opportunities at an affordable cost in a supportive musical environment. The OYOA is run by a volunteer board of directors and has solid support from members, donors, and alumni. To obtain further information about the OYOA, please visit www.oyoa-aojo.ca.


About the Position: The OYOA seeks to engage a part-time contractor to work with the Board and Committees to help with events. This includes: providing operational guidance and support to staff and volunteers for all OYOA events, including placement weekend, concerts and fundraising activities. Work will be concentrated around event days, with dates provided in advance.



  • University or College Diploma, or equivalent work experience
  • 3+ years related volunteer management experience preferably in the arts
  • Strong communication skills in English and French (oral and written)
  • Solid computer skills
  • Capable of working independently as well as collaboratively with volunteers
  • Must be able to work from a virtual office with your own computer and internet


This position requires:

  • Strong people skills and the ability to adapt and work with and manage volunteers and staff.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Sufficient physical fitness to help with moving equipment, tables, chairs as necessary.
  • A flexible work schedule.
  • A police record check.


To apply please send your resume and covering letter by e-mail with

Subject Heading: OYOA Event Manager Position



Closing date: June 30, 2017


We thank all applicants for their interest but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
To apply please send your resume and covering letter by e-mail with subject heading: OYOA Event Manager Position
Contact Details:
Ottawa Youth Orchestra Academy
2450 Lancaster Road, Unit 38
Ottawa, ON, K1B 5N3

www:   oyoa-aojo.ca

 Thanks for looking on WorkInNonProfits.ca and good luck with your job search!

Please Note: WorkInNonProfits.ca is not affiliated with and in no way endorses or vets the organization that posted this job. Any links posted within the job will take you to their external site where the same disclaimer applies.

Home Skip to content Skip to navigation Contact us Access keys Hide Left Pane Find a job Post a job Find service provider