Volunteer Posting 355

Project Manager, Software Recommendation
Project Management Volunteers
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
2 to 4 hours per week
closed yesterday (Fri, 18 Jun)



Organization:                  Eastside Arts Society

Project Name:                 Software Recommendation Project

Location:                         Vancouver, BC

Application Deadline:    June 18, 2021



Organization Mission

To preserve the unique character of Vancouver’s Eastside, and to retain, promote and develop artists and cultural production, the Eastside Arts Society is proposing an Eastside Arts District (EAD), which will include the geographic area where many artists currently live or work, and would, through legislative, economic and cultural measures, prioritize the creation, support, retention and celebration of arts in Vancouver.  The EAD will transform the arts and cultural assets in the Eastside from an informal and grassroots network of stakeholders, into a formalized organization with stable funding and secure long-term facilities for artists and cultural venue.


Project Summary

The Eastside Arts District is a brand-new organization and will require significant dependence upon appropriate software applications that will address current and future requirements.   A volunteer project manager is required to assist the management team to determine requirements and recommend appropriate software products.


Project Objectives

  • To recommend software products that meet the needs of the new Eastside Arts District organization.

Required Qualifications

  • 5 years of general information technology experience
  • 3 years’ experience in project management
  • 3 years’ experience in database management
  • 3 years business analysis experience providing reports for management decision making
  • Experience with not-for-profit sector is desirable


Estimated Time Commitment

  • Expected effort is 4 hours/week.  


Start Date:  June 21, 2021                                        End Date: August 31, 2021


Scope of Work

  • At minimum, determine software requirements in areas of;
    • Project Management
    • Database Management
    • Document Sharing and Storage


  • Software Recommendation Report


The PM volunteer will have end-end accountability on project deliverables, reporting to the Artistic & Executive Director.


The Artistic & Executive Director will provide a letter of recommendation to the PM volunteer at the successful conclusion of the project and serve as a reference if appropriate.



The organization may proceed with interviewing and engaging applicants before the application deadline.



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