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Bilingual French Speaking Education Program Coordinator

Nutrien Children's Festival of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon
Deadline: May 02, 2022 - June 10, 2022


Name: Darcie Young

Phone: 3066643378




June 10, 2022

Volunteer Liaison Assistant Needed for the Nutrien Children’s Festival of Saskatchewan

This position is only open to current and returning post-secondary school students.

Start date: May 2, 2022
End date: June 10, 2022

Mandate of the Festival:

Our mission: An arts-based festival where children play and learn.

Our vision: The Nutrien Children’s Festival of Saskatchewan is recognized as an important event in the cultural landscape of Saskatchewan. As an internationally recognized festival, we cultivate a passion for curiosity and exploration in children through inclusive, diversified, and multicultural programming. Our programming is progressive – it evolves to reflect our community and encourages children to learn about themselves, each other, and the world around them.

Length of job: 6 weeks, 30 hours per week (hours are flexible – some evenings and weekends will be required); $15/hour.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Help to recruit volunteers for the 2022 festival.
• Build and maintain relationships with organizations to recruit volunteers.
• Updating volunteer recruitment forms as needed.
• Scheduling volunteers through a database system supplied by the Volunteer Coordinator and Assistant Volunteer Coordinator.
• Assist both the Volunteer Coordinator and Assistant Volunteer Coordinator in creating a timetable for volunteer duties at the festival.
• Ensure volunteer requirements are being met for each venue at the festival according to the Volunteer Coordinator and Assistant Volunteer Coordinator’s descriptions.
• Assist both the Volunteer Coordinator and Assistant Volunteer Coordinator in the checking in of the volunteers when they arrive on site as well as checking them out at the end of the volunteer’s shift.
• Help in managing volunteers through face-to-face contact as well as email and phone contact, recording attendance and supporting each volunteer as needed.
• Assist in the pick-up and set up of volunteer and staff meals.
• Assist with the set up and tear down of the festival site.
• Help to coordinate the Swag Bag program, alongside the festival’s General Manager, which will be sent to a diverse array of provincial charities working with children as well as the general public.
• Collecting material for the festival’s Swag Bag Program and assist in the creation the bags.
• Organizing the delivery of all bags.
• Collecting relevant post-festival evaluation reporting.
• Other duties as required.


• Legally allowed to work in Canada.
• Must be a current and returning university student.
• Good communications skills and attention to detail is a must.
• Must be able to conduct themselves in a professional and courteous manner.
• Extremely responsibly and organized.
• Strong time-management skills a must.
• Comfortable working independently as well as in a team setting.
• Must work well with children.
• Must have your own computer to work on and your own workspace at home.
• Comfortable working with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point.
• A valid driver's license and access to a vehicle if needed.
• Required to pass and submit a Saskatoon Police Service Vulnerable Sector Check.
• Must show proof of full vaccination.
• Must agree to being masked while in the office and onsite (if required).

Please note: the majority of the work in this position is intended to be in a small office setting where limited staff will be in attendance and where strict social distancing, masking, and sanitation practices will be implemented. The successful candidate will work from home as well as in-office and on-site.

Please email resume and cover letter to the festival’s General Manager, Darcie Young,by April 25th, 2022.