Team Leads help to plan and execute various parts of the Capital Pride Festival. Team Leads are part of the Operations Team and report to the Festival Director. A group of Festival Week Volunteers will be assigned to many of the teams.

Team Leads will volunteer approximately 15-20 hours a month, with additional hours in the immediate lead-up to and during the Festival. Organization wide team meetings take place monthly and include all team leaders. Team Leads must be available throughout Festival Weekend (August 24 – 25 2019).

To apply, please email a copy of your your resume to [email protected] and let us know which position you are interested in and why. We expect appointments to be made by May 31 but applications will be considered as they are submitted and positions may be filled before the deadline.

Festival Week Volunteer positions will be posted in early June. Sign-up here to receive more information about festival week volunteers and to be notified once the positions are posted.

Vacant Positions


Fundraising Team Leads

The Fundraising Team will develop and oversee fundraising efforts during the Festival and specifically during Festival Weekend. During the Festival the Team Leads will have responsibility for managing a team of fundraising volunteers.

Responsibilities

  • Develops fundraising plan for the Festival and oversees necessary preparatory work.
  • Manages fundraising efforts during the Festival.
  • Works with Volunteer Coordinator to develop fundraising volunteer plan.
  • Assists with recruitment of Festival Week volunteers and acts as a supervisor for volunteers assigned to the team.
  • Develops weekend action plan that covers set-up, operation and tear-down.
  • Acts as main point of contact for Fundraising during Festival Weekend.
  • Works openly and collaboratively with all other members of the Capital Pride Team embracing the spirit and goals of the Capital Pride Festival.

Skills Required:

  • Creative
  • Event Planning
  • Problem Solving
  • Logistics oriented
  • Volunteer Management an asset

Accessibility Team Lead 

The Accessibility Team will assist in the development and execution of the Festival’s accessibility plan and services. The Team Leaders will have responsibility for liaising with community members and overseeing accessibility spaces throughout the Festival.

Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement accessibility plan
  • Liaise with community members regarding accessibility inquiries.
  • Engaged community organizations and service provides to improve accessibility throughout the festival
  • Develops event action plan that covers preparations and execution.
  • Acts as main point of contact for regarding accessibility during the Festival.
  • Assists with recruitment of Festival Week volunteers and acts as a supervisor for volunteers assigned to the team.
  • Works openly and collaboratively with all other members of the Capital Pride Team embracing the spirit and goals of the Capital Pride Festival.

Skills Required:

  • Customer Service Oriented
  • Attention to Detail
  • Event Planning
  • Strong communications skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Logistics oriented
  • Bilingualism is an asset

Volunteer Team Lead 

The Volunteer Team organizes and manages the Festival’s volunteer programming including recruiting and training 200 festival weekend volunteers. Festival Weekend Volunteers assist in a variety areas of the festival including with the parade, street festival, and signature events. The Team Leads will work with the Volunteer Coordinator to development a recruitment strategy, host information and training sessions and development volunteer schedules. During the Festival the Volunteer Team Leads will manage the Volunteer Centre and assist in overseeing the volunteer program.

Responsibilities

  • Acts as a point of contact for volunteers in the lead-up to and during the festival.
  • Host training sessions and information events in July and August.
  • Work with the Festival Director and other Team Leads to develop a volunteer plan that reflects needs across various parts of the Festival.
  • Develops weekend action plan that covers organization, execution and tear-down.
  • Acts as main point of contact for Volunteers during Festival Weekend.
  • Assists with recruitment of Festival Week volunteers and acts as a supervisor for volunteers assigned to the team.
  • Works openly and collaboratively with all other members of the Capital Pride Team embracing the spirit and goals of the Capital Pride Festival.

Skills Required:

  • Prior Volunteer Management an asset
  • Event Planning
  • Strong Communications Skills
  • Customer Service Oriented
  • Attention to Detail
  • Problem Solving
  • Logistics oriented