Employment Opportunities

Festival Coordinator’s Assistant



The Festival Assistant is responsible for providing support to the Festival Coordinator, the Sponsorship Coordinator and all sub-committees of the Organizing Committee as directed.  This position is made possible with the support of the Canada Summer Jobs Grant Program. Candidates must be: currently enrolled in a post-secondary institution; age 30 or younger; and eligible to work in Canada. Preference will be given to applicants studying Public Relations, Communications, Event Management, or Business.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide support to the Coordinators and organizing committees where required.
  • Regularly update and maintain festival records and files
  • Assist with volunteer coordination and recruitment
  • Assist with sponsorship and inventory control as directed
  • Provide clerical, communications and administrative support
  • Communicate with various stakeholders and participants as directed
  • Assist the organization as needed on race day (July 15)


Required Skills/Qualifications

  • Flexibility in work schedule
  • Communication skills
  • Demonstrated organizational skills
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills
  • Basic computer skills
  • Proof of enrollment in post-secondary education required



  • Previous experience with a not-for-profit group
  • Bilingual



  • May 22th through August 21th for 30 hours per week – $11.40/hour


Please submit applications by 4 p.m. on Monday, May 15th to coordinator@sudburydragonboats.org