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Workshop Coordinator

Femme Wave is looking for a dedicated volunteer to coordinate the festival workshops taking place at the Royal Canadian Legion #1 on Sunday, November 18, 2018.

Job Description

Working with the Artistic Directors, Festival Manager and Board of Directors, the Workshop Coordinator will curate accessible, educational and participatory workshops at Femme Wave.

The role will focus on three objectives to deliver quality, diverse programming:

  • Research and prepare a suitable submissions call that communicates Femme Wave values, mission and vision.
  • Ensure submissions calls have a wide reach and are highly accessible to the community.
  • Maintain Femme Wave standards of diversity and inclusiveness.

Job Duties:

  • Coordinate with festival and venue staff all logistics pertaining to workshops.
  • Gather workshop requirements and, with the assistance of the Femme Wave committee, ensure all setup and takedown is completed.
  • Develop workshop schedule and ensure visibility at the venue.
  • Develop online content for workshops, including signup sheets, bios and descriptions.
  • Communicate Femme Wave’s safer space policy to all workshop facilitators.
  • Draft submissions call and manage selection process, in coordination with festival directors.
  • Work with Volunteer Coordinator to fill volunteer needs.


  • Research, time management and organizational skills.
  • Excellent communication, both oral and written, and facilitation skills.
  • Experience with social media administration and graphic design an asset.

The Workshop Coordinator will work from August 1 to December 15, 2018, with the possibility of extension. Time commitments will vary and increase into October and November, when the festival takes place but will average five to 10 hours per week. Hours are flexible and will vary. This is an unpaid volunteer position.

We are an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer, but priority is given to individuals who identify as a woman, trans, non-binary, and/or queer. People with multiple marginalized identities are strongly encouraged to join our team, including queer, trans, and disabled people of colour and size.

To apply, please email a resume and cover letter no later than July 13, 2018to

We thank all applicants for their interest but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.