Community Events – CAN Van Exhibit Lead
What you will get to do:
You will manage the logistics of set up and tear down of the various display pieces that make up the CAN VAN Exhibit.
The CAN Van is a travelling exhibit that aims to raise awareness about autism while educating the
public so that the 8000 children diagnosed in BC are more accepted and understood. Raising
awareness is a key component of the Canucks Autism Network’s mission as it encourages communities to be more accepting and inclusive of individuals and families living with autism.
The CAN VAN is scheduled to attend several community events throughout the lower mainland, with the possibility of travelling to neighbouring communities throughout BC.
- Fun, enthusiastic, determined and physically able
- Motivated to get the job done and able to work under tight deadlines
- Comfortable working with display pieces, using truck lifts, and assembling tents (experience an
- Confident in your leadership abilities (giving instructions, delegating tasks, speaking to
- Flexible, and able to work various shifts on weekdays and weekends
- Able to use discretion when making decisions and leading a small team
The stuff you need to have:
- First Aid training
- The ability to take initiative while exercising tact and discretion
- Physical ability to perform duties of the job (set-up display, lift boxes ,pack and organize
- Experience driving a 16 foot cube van
- 10 years of driving experience, and the ability to provide a current driver’s abstract
- Experience working with the public through community events
- The ability to obtain a Criminal Record Check with appropriate references for a background check
- Relevant post-secondary education
Job title: CAN Van Exhibit Lead
Program: CAN Van – Community Events
Position Type: Contract
Hours/Dates: Shifts will vary in respect to hours; the shifts will be assigned various weekdays,
eveningsand weekends, from June to September.
About us: The Canucks Autism Network (CAN) is a non-profit organization that provides year-round, innovative, high quality sports, recreational, social and employment related programs for individuals and families living with autism, while building awareness and capacity through community network across British Columbia.
Things to include: If you are an individual who is passionate about CAN and its values, and ready for the challenge, please send your resume with a cover letter describing how your experience, education and interests align with our organization.
In the subject line, please reference: CAN VAN Exhibit Lead
We would like to thank all candidates, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.