Community Association Opportunities

Assistant Coordinator - Temporary - Steveston Salmon Festival (SF)

The Salmon Festival is seeking an assistant coordinator to work with the Administrative Coordinator and Salmon Festival Committee on all aspects of the planning and implementation of the 72nd Annual Steveston Salmon Festival. This position is supported by the Canada Summer Jobs program.

Job Location
Steveston Community Centre

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Office administration
  • Event planning, implementation, coordination and event operations
  • Vendor relations
  • Post-event wrap-up and reporting and initial preparations for 2018
  • Assisting with social media, website, marketing and public relations
  • Any other related tasks as required

Required Qualifications

  • Is between 15 and 30 years of age (inclusive) at the start of employment
  • Was registered as a full-time student during the preceding academic year
  • Intends to return to school on a full-time basis during the next academic year
  • Is a student in a secondary, post-secondary, vocational or technical program
  • Is a Canadian Citizen, permanent resident, or person on whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act
  • Is legally entitled to work according to the relevant provincial/territorial legislation and regulations
  • Strong knowledge of MS Office
  • Successful completion of a police information check


  • Exceptional leadership and communication skills
  • Physically fit
  • Ability to think on your feet and make quick decisions under pressure and work cooperatively with a team
  • Valid standard or emergency first aid and CPR


  • 30 hours per week, ability to work July 1
  • This is a temporary position, up to 12 weeks in duration depending on date of hire

Compensation and Benefits

  • $18.65 per hour

How to Apply
Applicant should submit a detailed resume with optional cover letter that reflects their knowledge, skills and abilities relevant to the position, no later than 11:59 p.m.,  May 5, 2017 to:

Steveston Salmon Festival
Attn: Administrative Coordinator
4111 Moncton Street
Richmond, BC V7E 3A8
(Adobe PDF or MS Word format only)

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest. However, only those under consideration will be contacted.

Duties may be carried out in a City owned facility, however the City is not the Employer for this position

This position is restricted to those legally entitled to work in Canada.

4/24/2017 5:26:43 PM