Community Outreach Coordinator
Cinevolution Media Arts Society - Richmond, BC

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This is a volunteer position. Application Deadline May 5th, 2013

Cinevolution Media Arts Society is seeking creative, dedicated, and skilled people to join our team in planning the upcoming 3rd Annual Your Kontinent: Richmond International Film & Media Arts Festival (July 19-27). As the winner of the 2012 Richmond Arts Award for Artistic Innovation, Cinevolution ( was dubbed one of the most promising media arts organizations in Greater Vancouver. Our annual Your Kontinent Festival ( is the first and foremost celebration of international film and media arts in Richmond, BC.

Volunteer Benefits

  • A fun and memorable summer experience
  • Networking opportunities with filmmakers, artists, leaders and peers in the arts and business


  • Professional development and mentorship
  • Opportunity for leadership and executive roles
  • Watch films and performances free of charge
  • Volunteer hours and/or letter of recommendation

Job Responsibilities

  • Work with the programming team to research and develop a community outreach strategy geared toward schools and targeted community groups
  • Establish and develop relationships with schools and local community groups for partnership and collaborative opportunities for activities, workshops and events
  • Work with local elementary and secondary schools to promote the Festival’s youth focused YOU+ME Youth Media Day program
  • Coordinate marketing, outreach and promotional activities as per schedule and budget, in order to raise the profile of the Festival with new audience groups

Desired Qualifications

  • Proven experience working and coordinating with schools or community groups
  • Proven experience in community relations, engagement or PR
  • Well connected with the local community
  • Computer data management knowledge and skills
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, judgment, initiative and attention to detail
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of an second language is a an asset


  • Minimum 3 month (May 1- July 31)
  • Approximately 8 hours per week in addition to weekly meetings, be available to work after 5 pm, statutory and on weekends

If you are interested in any of the positions, please email a cover letter and a resume to Edgar Sánchez.