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Volunteer Manager position
Folk Festival Society of Calgary


The FFSC seeks a full-time human resources professional to administer and advance its Festival and Hall volunteer programs.

The Folk Festival Society of Calgary (FFSC) is a not-for-profit organization and registered charity based in Calgary, Alberta. A full-time staff of 9 produces the annual Calgary Folk Music Festival and operates a year-round venue, Festival Hall.

A wonderful team of 1800+ community volunteers ensure our annual music festival and Hall programs are successful.

The ideal candidate has experience managing a large volunteer base, has worked within the not-for-profit sector and enjoys working with people from all walks of life. The successful volunteer manager must be a strong and effective communicator, a great leader and team player, be very proficient with computers, have strategies for managing multiple projects concurrently and be extremely organized. A post-secondary education is an asset, as is a passion for the arts and music.

Evening and weekend shifts are regularly required between April and August.

This is a 12-month contract starting in early January 2015, with opportunities to renew.

Submit your cover letter and resumé to debbi@calgaryfolkfest.com by Dec 8, 2014.