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In the spirit of Ed Mirvish (he liked a good party!), the Centre for Social Innovation (CSI) proudly presents Toronto for Everyone--the first, last and only event at Honest Ed’s
before the site is transformed in 2017.

Toronto for Everyone is a multi-day, multidisciplinary, immersive and interactive experience taking place inside Honest Ed’s. The event will take place from February 23 - 26, 2017 and will bring together the best of Toronto in order to co-create an inclusive experience which brings together individuals, communities, cultures, companies/organizations in a way that’s never been done before.

To make this happen, we’re looking for a volunteer Technical Director to join our team

The time commitment:

  • November 2016 to March 15, 2017
  • 10-15 hours of work per week, executed in-person and remotely
  • Available as much as possible between February 19-26, 2017
  • The end date of the agreement is subject to flexibility, with two weeks’ notice

Role-Specific Responsibilities

The Technical Director will:

  • Report to Director of Logistics
  • Attend weekly logistics meetings on Wednesday evenings from 6:30pm – 8:30pm
  • Attend all Toronto For Everybody events and full team meetings
  • Determine the necessary technical supports, such as lighting, sound, staging, and
    special needs, necessary for events and performances presented at the facility in
    advance of event
  • Liaise with Logistics and Programming Directors to ensure all technical programming
    needs are being met
  • Responsible for multiple walk-throughs of venue with Logistics Director and
    production partner to ensure all power needs are met and challenges are resolved
  • Create and manage and source list of equipment rentals based on programming
  • Assist in recruiting, training and assignment of volunteer or paid technical staff
  • Assist with the preparation and control of production budgets
  • Supervise and assist with set and stage construction and management
  • Advise production manager, lighting and sound designers, on the technical
    specifications, cost and usage of technical equipment required for the event, and
    supervise the implementations of approved technical designs

If this sounds like you, please email a resume and a brief answer to “Why do you want to be on the Toronto For Everybody organizing committee?” to Niya Bajaj, Director of Logistics at

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