Show + Sale Volunteer Coordinator

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Show + Sale Volunteer Coordinator

Come Work with Us!

Our campus is always evolving at the Alberta University of the Arts, and here you’ll find yourself surrounded by the connoisseurs of Calgary’s contemporary culture. At the AUArts Students’ Association (AUArts SA), you’ll be working with a group of innovative, quirky, passionate and hard-working creatives committed to providing AUArts’ student body with unique opportunities to enhance their sense of well-being, develop their professional skills and establish a strong presence in the culture of the institution. Together, we continuously find ways to build on the strengths of our programs, boost our support services and advocate for an exceptional student experience.

Be on the pulse of Calgary’s creative community and work with Alberta’s up and coming cultural innovators!

Show + Sale Volunteer Coordinator

Reporting to the show + sale coordinator, the show + sale volunteer coordinator will support the recruitment, scheduling, training and leadership of all volunteers for the Students’ Association’s Show + Sale in late November. The volunteer coordinator will ensure that all aspects of volunteer management are carried out in an efficient and professional manner to support the operations of Show + Sale. Each sale involves managing a roster of approximately 150 volunteers.

Employment Type: Part-time, hourly wage (approx. 15-20 hours per week; workload expected to increase during peak Show + Sale times)
Contract Length: October – December 2022
Hourly Pay Range: $15 to $18 per hour depending on experience

Core Objectives:

  • Coordinate all aspects of the volunteer roster
  • Maintain volunteer schedule, track attendance and provide training
  • Function as the primary contact for all volunteers and SA personnel regarding volunteering
  • Support inventory management during peak periods
  • Assist in the planning and execution of Show + Sale

Who You Are

Here at AUArts SA we’ve worked hard to develop a culture we are proud to be a part of, and if you can say yes to a few of these things you might be proud to be a part of it too…

Equity & Diversity: Are you willing to consciously create room for respectful dialogue surrounding issues of equity and diversity? Pursuing a creative life takes guts! We’ve got a diverse, spunky, progressive and outspoken community here at AUArts, and we are always looking for ways to self-reflect and incorporate socially just practices in our workplace.

Collaboration & Empowerment: Do you believe in bringing other people up, supporting your co-workers’ success and finding ways to work together to accomplish your goals? From start to finish we are constantly learning from each other and finding ways to practice gratitude and celebrate the victories, both big and small.

Inspiration & Innovation: Are you excited to put your ideas on the table, take the risk and try something new even if you might fail? We love a good brainstorming session and are always open to incorporating fresh ideas into our programs and services.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Previous experience with Show + Sale or volunteer management considered an asset.
  • Time management and ability to balance multiple priorities.
  • Ability to take initiative in coordinating and carrying out assigned projects.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills to work collaboratively with the Show + Sale team, Show + Sale students and the general public.
  • Ability to work equitably with all students and provide support as and when required.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft suite and one or more volunteer management software.

Apply Now

Email your resume and cover letter in a single PDF to Leia Guo at

Please ensure you specify which job you’re applying for and why you think you are a good fit for this position and within the AUArts SA team!

Application Deadline is September 26, 2022 at 11pm MT.

The AUArts Students’ Association is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity. If you require any specific accommodations to be made during the interview process, please do not hesitate to include this information when submitting your application. We thank all candidates for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. This position is open to everyone, however AUArts students and alumni will be prioritized.

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