Production and Outreach Coordinator for BC Access Awareness Day

Organization: 

Kickstart Disability Arts and Culture

Deadline: 

Mar. 21, 2019

Organization Description: 

Gathering Place Community Centre
The Gathering Place Community Centre offers programs and services to the Downtown South community. We primarily serve vulnerable populations, including people on lower income, people with disabilities, seniors, people of diverse ethnic backgrounds, the LGBTQ community, youth, and people who are homeless.

Website: 

http://vancouver.ca/parks-recreation-culture/gathering-place-community-centre.aspx

Job Description: 

Celebrated annually on the first Saturday in June, BC Access Awareness Day raises awareness about disability, accessibility, and inclusion. The Production and Outreach Coordination will work with The Gathering Place and partnering organizations to coordinate, produce and advertise a series of events celebrating 2019 Access Awareness Day. This project is in partnership with All Bodies Dance and Kickstart Disability Arts and Culture.
This is an 8-week part-time contract position beginning early April.

Responsibilities: 

  • Work collaboratively with project partners to produce a series of events in celebration of BC Access Awareness Day at The Gathering Place including a visual art show opening, cabaret dinner performance and other activities

  • Attend planning meetings with team

  • Recruit, liaise and correspond with artists, volunteers and presenters

  • Outreach to community organizations and groups

  • Create press release and reach out to media

  • Create publicity, marketing materials, and social media the for events

  • Manage day of schedule of events 

  • Coordinate event set-up and tear down 

  • Create a post-event report with recommendations for subsequent events

Qualifications: 

Priority given to individuals who identify as having a disability.

How to Apply: 

Please send Resume and cover letter to: Alex Chisholm alex.chisholm@vancouver.ca
Application Deadline: Thursday March 21, 2019
Interviews will be held on Tuesday March 26

Remuneration: 

8-week part-time contract position beginning early April

Compensation: $2,000 (max 100 hours)

Contact Name: Alex Chisholm
Contact Email: alex.chisholm@vancouver.ca

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