Job Posting 83629

Volunteer Program Coordinator and Programming Assistant
Massey Theatre Society
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
735 8th Ave nue , New Westminster, BC V3M 2R2
closing tomorrow (Sun, 29 May)
full time - temp / contract  •  $22.00 per hour plus 5% in lieu of benefits

Job Description:

The Volunteer Program Coordinator and Programming Assistant will develop and expand out volunteer program by engaging a diverse community of volunteers that supports the Massey Theatre and Eighth & Eight.  This position will also support ongoing events and programs in the facility.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Recruit and engage a diverse community of volunteers
  • Create a training manual and provide training for volunteers
  • Manage volunteer schedules
  • Communicate with volunteers, teachers, arts, and staff
  • Keep and manage records of volunteer’s qualifications, skills, information, and work completed
  • Create evaluation forms and provide constructive feedback to volunteers
  • Assist programming department in implementing performing arts programs and community programming, registration system setup and use, statistics and reporting
  • Attend events and liaise with artists, teachers, staff, and community members to provide information and assistance on programs
  • Monitor attendance and participation in programs


Working Conditions:

  • This position typically operates in an office environment, as well as overseeing work taking place in the theatre, studio spaces and other external locations
  • Hours of work: On average, 37.5 hours per week
  • Duration – 16 weeks Canada Summer Jobs with potential for ongoing future employment
  • Evening and weekend work maybe required. An averaging agreement will be put in place.


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required:

  • Post-secondary education in a related field or equivalent experience in the arts, not-for profit of entertainment industry.
  • Comfortable working in collaborative environments
  • Organized, responsible, and reliable
  • Outgoing with excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • A passion and commitment to the performing arts and their value to society
  • Knowledgeable and able to work confidently in Microsoft Office suite / Office 365

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