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Position # 2970
OrganizationVictoria Disability Resource Centre
Position Lead Coordinator - VDRC Ninth Annual Artists with Disabilities Showcase
Impact Statement The VDRC aims to promote the independence of persons living with all forms of disabilities, and at the heart of this are our wonderful volunteers.

The Victoria Disability Resource Centre is looking for volunteers to coordinate the production of our Ninth Annual Artists with Disabilities Showcase. The show, held in early December, provides a platform for local artists who identify as having a disability to share their amazing creative talents, as well as observe the United Nations International Day of Persons with Disabilities (December 3rd.) Due to concerns regarding the ongoing pandemic, this year’s showcase will be held online.
Description As a Lead Coordinator for the Artists with Disabilities Showcase, you will be responsible for organizing and coordinating the various stages of production, with the support of other contributors. Tasks include, but are not limited to:
• Determining how the art pieces will be displayed online
• Determining how artists will submit their pieces
• Ensuring the show is properly advertised to the public
• Assisting with the selection of a jury to determine which pieces will be featured
• Providing featured artists with photo release forms and other documents
• Coordinating with featured artists to receive final photos of the piece to be displayed, along with an artist bio write-up
• Managing all online tasks during the event duration

Potential applicants should ideally have the following skills:
• Strong computer skills, especially with Excel
• Knowledge of social media, including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram
• Ability to organize and prioritize
Training Details The Lead Coordinator will receive support from other contributors, including several who have had previous experience with the Artists with Disabilities Showcase, as well as VDRC staff
Working Conditions The Lead Coordinator volunteer role can be done remotely from home
Minimum Duration 7 - 12 months
Timing Anytime
Age 18+
Ideal for An Individual
Transportation Car required
Area(s) of Interest Arts/Culture, Events/Fundraising, Special Events
Skill(s) Plan & Co-ordinate, Event Management, Computer Skills, Decision-Making/Prioritizing, Creative Thinking
How to Apply
Application Link:
Website http://www.drcvictoria.com
Email Send an Email Message
Contact Christopher Wooding
Phone 2505950044
Address 817A Fort Street Victoria, V8W 1H8
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