Organization Name: 
CFRU 93.3 FM
Guelph, ON

CFRU 93.3 FM at the University of Guelph is hiring a Volunteer & Mobile Studio
Coordinator (VMSC). CFRU is a volunteer-driven student and community radio station,
committed to broadcasting high quality, innovative and entertaining music and spoken
word programming, which serves as a distinct alternative to other available radio
Nature and Scope:
Working in a collaborative environment and reporting to the Station Manager, the
VMSC is responsible for developing, maintaining, and overseeing a dynamic,
opportunity rich, and engaging program involving CFRU’s roving Mobile Studio
and its role in drawing new volunteers to our organization.
Under normal circumstances, the VMSC should spend at least 10 hours per
week working at CFRU.
Duties of leadership include:
Administrative Responsibilities
● Coordinates the short-term installation of our mobile studio in different, relevant
locations throughout the community. These include but are not limited to
neighbourhood groups, senior centres, schools, community centres, libraries,
and more.
● Liaises with organizers at the aforementioned locations to determine whether
our resources and initiatives would be appealing for members and others who
utilize such spaces
● Collaborates with other staff to properly promote aspects of these mobile
studio-related projects
● In collaboration with other staff members, develops and coordinates a
volunteer program (including volunteer recruitment, retention, assessment and
evaluation) for the station.
● Coordinates volunteer recognition and appreciation events
● Communicates and collaborates with other staff about volunteer opportunities
within the station, oversees the creation of updated task lists, and works with
other staff to co-ordinate volunteer placements.
Training and Mentoring
● Works with community members, and trains and orients them to make use of
the mobile studio, and coordinates programming for at least a weekly on-air
program devoted to the space and mobile studio initiative with the aim of
inspiring community members to create their own programs or contribute to
CFRU in other ways
● With the Operations Coordinator, monitors skills development needs of
volunteers and coordinates skills development workshops.
● Directs, motivates, and monitors volunteers, and is attentive to volunteer
concerns. Effectively communicates new volunteer opportunities around CFRU to
volunteers, in conjunction with other staff members.
● Oversees volunteer training opportunities and ensures volunteer awareness of
these opportunities.
● Schedules, oversees, and conducts General Orientation training sessions for
● May oversee or conduct other designated orientation sessions as necessary
● Coordinates training for volunteers to train other volunteers

CFRU Radio is an employment equity employer. All qualified candidates are welcome.
Preferences will be given to and applications are encouraged from all equity-seeking
individuals including people of color, Indigenous peoples, people living with disabilities,
women, working class people, queer and/or trans people (an umbrella term recognizing
many identities outside of the gender binary, including but not limited to: transgender,
transsexual, Two-Spirited, genderqueer, gender-fluid, etc.)
All applicants are encouraged to fill out the survey questions below, and self-disclose
through our Employment Equity Form on the following section. CFRU will provide
additional training necessary for this position.
Survey Questions:
CFRU Volunteer/Programmer – Yes / No
If yes, length of time as Volunteer/Programmer: ____________
Please indicate if you have taken the following CFRU trainings:
Orientation - Yes / No
Programming & Policy – Yes / No
On-Air Programming – Yes / No
Other Radio/Media Experience:
Mentoring (or other) Experience:
CFRU Employment Equity Form
CFRU wishes to improve and further develop its employment equity practices, and we
encourage all people applying for a job at CFRU to fill out our Employment Equity Form,
which can be found below. Gathering information about applicants for CFRU positions
can aid us in understanding under-representation and will be used to determine CFRU's
effectiveness in promoting jobs and hiring. Completing this form is voluntary and all
information gathered from completed forms will be kept strictly confidential.
What position(s) are you applying for?
Please indicate what gender you identify with:
Please check all that apply to you:
_ person of colour/racialized
_ Indigenous
_ living with a disability/disabilities
_ queer/LGBTQ
_ transgender and/or gender-variant
_ part of immigrant communities
_ English as a second language
_ have faced/are facing class barriers
_ other _______________________
Are there aspects of identity and lived experiences that you would specifically
like to have space to discuss in our hiring process?
How did you hear about the job(s) you applied for with CFRU?


● Contributes as a positive and innovative member of the CFRU team
● Nurtures an opportunity-rich volunteer culture that optimizes the volunteer
experience at CFRU.
● Ensures that volunteers are mentored and given learning opportunities in areas
of responsibility at CFRU.
● Keeps transparent, easily accessed, up-to date documentation in areas of
● Work to propose and maintain policy documents around area of responsibility
(as approved reviewed by the policy committee for approval by the Board).
● Contributes to team planning, committees, special events and projects as they


Wage is $20.50 per hour plus all the provisions under the Collective Agreement. This is
a CUPE 1281 Bargaining Unit position. 20 hours per week.

Date of Notice: Wednesday July 20, 2016 Application Deadline: Wednesday August 3, 2016
How to Apply: 
To apply, please send your CV, cover letter, and, the aforementioned optional Survey and Equity form to info@cfru.ca, with “2016 CFRU Volunteer & Mobile Studio Coordinator Position” in the subject line.
Closing Date: 
Wed, 2016-08-03