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Industry Listing, Job Posting.

Deadline: August 9, 2019

Remuneration: $750/week
Fall for Dance North (FFDN) is Toronto’s premier international dance festival.
FFDN’s fifth anniversary festival will run from October 2-6, 2019 . Our organization respects the dignity and independence of all people and is dedicated to creating equitable opportunities for the public to enjoy and benefit from the festival. Our festival has a vibrant and growing team, eager to work with the next generation of arts workers.

JOB DESCRIPTION
The Volunteer Coordinator will assume responsibilities for recruitment, planning, training and supervision of all FFDN volunteers. This opportunity will give the successful candidate a chance to exercise managerial skills, contributing to the smooth operation of the fifth edition of FFDN.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
-Manage all FFDN Volunteers (approximately 100).
-Plan and schedule volunteer positions and shifts before and during the festival, at venues across the city.
-Assist FFDN staff to develop and facilitate Volunteer Orientation sessions, as well as planning and leading advanced training for FOH Volunteers and Team Leaders.
-Support Front of House managers at Ryerson Theatre and Sony Centre (soon to be Meridian Hall) with supervision and leadership of volunteers, as needed.
-Demonstrate strong and consistent communication with all volunteers and FFDN staff through email, phone and in person.

DESIRED SKILLS/EXPERIENCE
-Leadership experience in volunteer management/performing arts/events management.
-Strong written and verbal communication skills.
-Very well organized and detail oriented, with ability to multitask.
-Strong interpersonal skills, positive attitude and adaptable personality.
-Knowledge of the Toronto downtown core is an asset.
-Experience using a volunteer database is an asset.

CONTRACT TERM
September 3 - October 6. Part time during prep period. Full-time during festival week (Sept. 30-Oct. 6)

HOW TO APPLY
Interested candidates are invited to apply by sending a resume (PDF format) no later than August 9, 2019 to FFDN’s General Manager, Christina Giannelia at: christina@ffdnorth.com. Subject line: Volunteer Coordinator 2019

FFDN thanks all applicants in advance for their interest in this position. We are an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and to building a diverse workplace. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply.

Posted by: Fall for Dance North
For more information: https://www.ffdnorth.com/careers

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