Position: FriendRaiser Volunteer Team Leader
The FriendRaiser Team Leader is an integral part in the success of the FriendRaisers Team and assists in the execution of the Edmonton International Fringe Theatre Festival; August 13-23, 2015. As a not-for-profit organization, the Fringe relies on patron support to be successful. The FriendRaisers Team has an important role in helping cover the costs of the Festival. A FriendRaiser welcomes patrons as they enter the Fringe site and asks them to contribute to our Donate at the Gate program. The successful candidate for this position will possess strong leadership skills to direct and motivate a team of volunteers to raise money for the Festival.
Work with other Team Leaders to schedule, train and supervise FriendRaiser volunteers
Provide structure and direction for the FriendRaisers Team
Motivate, delegate and coach team members
Share the message of the Donate at the Gate program with patrons and volunteers
Interact with patrons on-site and share opportunities to financially support the Festival
Adhere to the Team Leader Code of Conduct
Other duties as required, including the writing of a final report
Qualifications/Skills and Proficiencies
Education or experience in a related field is an asset (fundraising, donor relations, etc.)
Must be 18 years of age or older
3 years volunteer experience with Fringe Theatre Adventures; 3 years supervisory experience with another festival; OR 3 years of experience working at another festival gate (unless otherwise approved by the Volunteer Manager)
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Strong leadership and organizational skills
Supervisory and team building experience
Computer skills are an asset (ie: excel and email experience)
The ideal candidate would be:
Comfortable personally asking Festival patrons for a donation to support the Festival
Responsible and professional in interactions with patrons
Outgoing and energetic with a positive attitude
Able to handle being on their feet for a four-hour outdoor shift
Interested applicants may apply by sending a detailed resume to: email@example.com.
Please apply by June 15th.
Fringe Theatre Adventures is an equal opportunity employer. We thank all applicants in advance for their interest in this posting, however, only applicants considered for this position will be contacted for an interview.