Position: Veg Food Fest Assistant - Logistics and Vendor Management
Type: summer jobs / age 30 & under
Organization: Toronto Vegetarian Association
Location: Toronto, Ontario
ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION
Founded in 1945, the Toronto Vegetarian Association (TVA) is Toronto’s go-to resource for all things veg! For over 60 years, the TVA has worked to inspire people to choose a healthier, greener, more compassionate lifestyle through plant-based eating. A notable initiative of the TVA includes their flagship event, Veg Food Fest (September 6th to 8th 2019), North America’s largest annual plant-based festival attracting over 40,000 visitors, over 160 vendors and 60 hours of free programming.
The Veg Food Fest Assistant will be responsible for assisting and reporting to the Festival and Events Coordinator during the overall curation of the 35th annual Veg Food Fest.
The Veg Food Fest Assistant will be the point of contact for vendors. They will be responsible for clearly communicating information to vendors, answering vendor questions, and managing vendor logistics.
Under the guidance and alongside the Festival and Events Coordinator, the Veg Food Fest Assistant will be responsible for the delivery and execution of the vendor logistics management plan for the 35th annual Veg Food Fest.
The successful candidate must qualify for the Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ) program, be available for a start date of Monday, June 10th, 2019, and available from September 6th to 8th, 2019.
CONTRACT: 8-weeks through the CSJ program, and an 8-week extension through the TVA; 35 hrs/week
CANADA SUMMER JOBS ELIGIBILITY
It is mandatory that the successful candidate be eligible for the Canada Summer Jobs program.
In order to qualify for this program, the candidate must:
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Deadline to apply is Friday, May 24th, 2019 at 11:59pm.
The TVA welcomes diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all qualified applicants. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin. If additional accessibility support is needed, please request in advance as the TVA’s office has a stairway entrance. We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those invited to an interview will be contacted.
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: May 10 2019 ID: 53455