NCRC 2011 Logistics Coordinator

Organization Name: 
Halifax, NS

From June 6 to June 10, 2011, over 100 community radio practitioners from across Canada will gather in Halifax for the 30th annual National Campus and Community Radio Conference (NCRC). It will be a week of learning skills and sharing ideas hosted by CKDU-FM.

CKDU is hiring a Logistics Coordinator to work with the staff collective and a volunteer planning committee to plan and execute a successful NCRC.

The position begins on March 14, 2011 and continues to June 30th, 2011.

Duties & responsibilities:
· Attend weekly meetings with the Conference Planning Committee
· Maintain regular office hours on CKDU-FM's premises
· Work alongside and share duties as needed with the Sponsorship and Registration Coordinator under supervision and leadership of CKDU staff and the conference planning committee:
· Coordinate facilities and equipment for conference
· Coordinate, train, and schedule volunteers during the conference
· Coordinate housing, and transportation for conference attendees
· Assist food coordinator in planning meals for conference attendees
· Complete accurate record keeping (registrations, invoices)
· Complete a final report on the conference


Experience and/or skills desired:
• experience or applicable skills in coordination of events
• good communication skills
• good organizational skills
• experience working with a team in a volunteer environment
• computer skills: basic office, social networking, information systems or databases
• knowledge of community radio & CKDU

Are you eligible to apply?
The Logistics Coordinator position is a Job Creation Partnership with Employment Nova Scotia. To be eligible for participation in Job Creation Partnerships, you must be an unemployed individual ("insured participant") as defined by Section 58 of the
Employment Insurance Act. This means that you are an individual for whom:

· an unemployment benefit period has been established or has ended within the three years prior to the date of requesting assistance; or
· a benefit period that included a maternity or parental claim has been established within the five years prior to the date of requesting assistance, after which you remained out of the labour market in order to care for a newborn or newly
adopted child and are now seeking to re-enter the labour force.

You must also have a Return to Work Action Plan with an occupational goal that is supported by the skills and experience you will acquire as Logistics Coordinator. If you don't have a Return to Work Action Plan, go to your local employment centre and get one!

How to apply for this position:

Please contact one of the following Employment Assistance Centres, and speak with a Case Manager. Let your Case Manager know you would like to apply for a JCP position with CKDU, and they will assit you in the process.
Opportunity Place, Lower Sackville NS, 902-864-7520
Watershed Association Development Enterprises, Dartmouth NS, 902-435-4648
Job Search Services, Dartmouth NS, 902-435-0957 ext 227
YMCA of Greater Halifax Dartmouth, Halifax NS, 902-425-3464
Job Junction, Halifax NS, 902-455-9675
Women's Employment Outreach, Halifax NS, 902-422-8023
Immigrant Settlement and Integration Association, Halifax NS, 902-423-3607

Closing Date: 
Sun, 2011-03-13