Development & Events Intern-Volunteers

Date Posted: Jul 05, 2019
Application Deadline: Jul 12, 2019
Start Date: Jul 22, 2019

Salary Range: Other
Additional Salary Information: $14/hour
Province: Ontario
Region: Metro Toronto Area
City: Toronto
Employee Benefits: N/A
Organization's Field/Discipline: The Arts
Job's focus: Creative & Administrative
Job Type: Contract
Career Level: Entry level/ intern

Organization Description

Canadian Film Centre

The Canadian Film Centre (CFC) is a charitable organization committed to growing Canada’s screen-based entertainment industry globally by accelerating the careers, companies and projects of the brightest talent in film, television, screen acting, music and digital media.

Job Description

The Canadian Film Centre (CFC) is a charitable cultural organization that supports, develops and accelerates the content, careers and companies of Canadian creative and entrepreneurial talent in the screen-based and digital industries. Its uniquely designed programs and initiatives span film, television, screen acting, screen composing and songwriting, and innovative work in the digital media and entertainment technology industries, all of which continue to push boundaries and generate world-class content, products and companies for the global marketplace.
Compensation: $14.00/hour
Hours of Work: 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Monday through Friday (37.5 hours per week)
Under the direction of the Director of Partnerships & Events, Events Manager, and the Coordinator, Development & Events, the Development & Events Intern-Volunteers’ duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Volunteer Recruiting & Management (BBQ):
  • Supervise and manage a volunteer network (e.g., recruitment, screening, interview, placement, training, orientation retention and recognition)
  • Participate in the development and delivery of orientation and training programs for volunteers
  • Promote volunteering (internally and externally) through recruitment, publicity strategies and campaigns
  • Interview and recruit volunteers and ensure they are appropriately matched and trained for a position
  • Prepare all volunteer information and commitment forms
  • Create reports and update volunteer manual post-events
Provide departmental support to the Development and Events team including:
  • Database entry
  • Create events guest lists
  • Administrative support, filing, and taking meeting minutes
  • Sponsorship management support: researching new potential sponsors, proposals,               invoicing
  • Compile sponsorship reports post event
  • Prepare tax receipts 

Assist with CFC events:

  • CFC Annual Garden Party

  • CFC Annual Fundraiser BBQ

  • Monthly Circle of Supporters screenings (when available)

  • Program Events set up

  • Internal meetings, lunches etc.

  • External events

Other duties:

  • Attend all departmental meetings and events listed above
  • Additional duties and events may be assigned as required
  • Reception relief as required




Required Qualifications:

·         Volunteer management experience

·         Event planning experience

·         Excellent writing and editing skills with attention to detail

·         Excellent interpersonal and communications skills

·         Exceptional at multitasking, problem solving, meeting deadlines and working under pressure

·         Organized, resourceful and motivated, with strong team-building skills



Additional Info:


·         Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint)

·         Working knowledge of Salesforce (or similar database)

·         Knowledge of Adobe Photoshop & Acrobat an asset



How to Apply:

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to by July 12, 2019 and indicate “Development & Events Intern-Volunteers” in the subject line.
The CFC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you require accommodation during any stage of the recruitment process, please notify Human Resources at
We thank all interested applicants; however, only qualified candidates will be contacted. No telephone calls please.

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