Festival Coordination Assistant 2018

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Do you like event planning?
Are you interested in arts and culture?
Are you interested in working with a non-profit organization?

Townshippers’ Association is looking for a University-level student of Communications, Event Management or Arts Administration to work as a Cultural Festival and Membership Assistant for the summer of 2018. This is a full-time 11-week position, beginning on Monday, June 18th, 2018.

Tasks include:

  • Assist with event planning, group registration and volunteer support;
  • Development of recruitment materials for targeted demographics;
  • Membership recruitment and support activities;
  • Attend meetings of, and provide support to, volunteer committees (festival organizing committee and membership committees);
  • Duties related to the organization of the Association’s annual fall cultural festival as well as other cultural activities happening throughout the summer;
  • Other administrative tasks as required.Possession of a valid driver’s license and vehicle are considered an asset.Applications are welcome from women, persons with disabilities, visible and linguistic minorities or Aboriginal peoples. Candidates must be registered on the Young Canada Works website* and be returning to full-time studies in the Fall 2018 semester.

Send a cover letter** and CV, in English, by Friday, May 18th, 2018 to:

Rachel Hunting, Executive Director

Townshippers’ Association
By e-mail: [email protected]
By fax: 819-566-0271
By regular mail: 257 Queen St., S. 100, Sherbrooke, QC J1M 1K7

*More information about Young Canada Works eligibility requirements can be found at


**Applications received without a cover letter will not be considered

2018 Festival Membership Ad Poster.pdf