Job Title:

Event Team Lead (Summer Position)


Big Brothers Big Sisters

Company Description:

We are seeking organized and self motivated individuals for the position of Event Team Lead to help plan and execute sections of large festivals and events this summer. The successful candidate will be able to think about events from a system perspective.

Job Type:

Full Time

Close to Public Transit:


Start Date:



May 27 through to August 2, 2019


280 hour contract position




  • Your primary duties are event planning, event execution and volunteer management.
  • Provide courteous, professional and prompt customer service in-person, over the telephone or by email
  • Exhibit professional phone manner, excellent listening skills and a knowledge of the agency and the events being executed (product specifications, price, details)
  • Actively develop and maintain relationships with vendors, clients and volunteers
  • Follow and maintain budgets
  • Effective and gracious volunteer management
  • Interact effectively with different vendors to ensure orders are prepared accurately for delivery or pick-up


  • High energy and self-starter
  • Very organized and great attention to detail
  • Excellent people skills and a friendly, responsible, service-oriented attitude
  • Strong communication and teamwork abilities
  • Tech savviness is a benefit (Microsoft office, Square payments, Sign Up.com etc.)
  • Able to problem solve effectively and calmly
  • Mandatory reference, Family and Children’s Services Check, and police checks
  • Certified First Aid Level C and CPR is preferred but not mandatory
  • Drivers licence and access to a car is preferred but not mandatory

How to Apply:

Please forward Cover Letter/Resume to Kristen Drexler by June 1, 2019 to kristen.drexler@bigbrothersbigsisters.ca