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Penmar Community Arts Society careers

Special Events Intern

Surrey Centre, BC
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Salary: $15.00 /hour

The Special Events Intern will assist in event planning, supporting and executing a variety of events including live music, fundraisers, festivals and corporate events. The will be work directly with the senior management team in all aspects of event creation and execution. Events of interest to language minority and visible minority communities will be included.

  • Help to establish logistics for the event
  • Contact vendors as needed to move logistics forward
  • Attend planning meetings with management and clients
  • Organize and purchase supplies for events as needed
  • Assist with all aspects of event execution including set up, tear down and clean up.
  • Work in various positions during events such as door person, bartender, server.

Who we are:

The Flamingo is a series of 3 event venues and a liquor store on one site located in the heart of Whalley close to the Gateway Village Skytrain.

The Flamingo is now being managed by a national arts charity known as the Penmar Community Arts Society, an organization that fosters the development of live music and the arts in communities outside major metropolitan centers.

Our task - to make Whalley cool, friendly and fun for the diverse community that surrounds it.

We are hiring Summer Students to help us develop and grow the profile and business programs of the Flamingo.

Who is eligible:

To be considered for this position, candidates must meet the following criteria under the Canada Summer Jobs Program:

  • Be between the ages of 15 and 30 years at the start of employment;
  • Have been registered as a full time student in the previous academic year and intend to return to school on a full time basis in the next academic year;
  • Be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act; and
  • Be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial/territorial legislation and regulations.

Info For posting:

Must be 19+ , were registered as a full time student last year and intend to return to school full time in the fall.

$15/hour 30 hours/week 6 week position

Deadline for applications is Friday May 11th, approximate start date Monday May 28th or as determined in cooperation with our successful candidate.

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