If you are a student in an Event Planning or similar program, between the ages of 18-30, who loves trees and the environment; and would like to assist in planning for the 3rd Annual Long Branch Tree Fest we would like to hear from you!
As the Events Coordinator, you will be assisting the LBNA (Long Branch Neighbourhood Association) and the Tree Fest Committee to plan, promote and organize the 3rd Annual Long Branch Tree Fest. This will involve developing a promotional plan; writing and distributing press releases; engaging local small businesses, musicians and artists; creating and distributing posters and flyers to local small businesses and within the community; promoting the event on social media; communications and organization with local exhibitors and vendors; coordination of educational events relating to urban trees and the environment; coordination and promotion of children’s activities and other activities as required to ensure a successful Tree Fest, which may be virtual or outdoors, depending on the COVID-19 situation
You will work with subject matter experts knowledgeable about the Long Branch trees, the environment and urban forestry.
In addition to preparing for Tree Fest, you will assist in planning for a series of local Community Stewardship Tree Interpretation walks and bike rides and the launch of our new TreeTrek app for self guided tree interpretive walks and rides throughout Long Branch and our local parks.
The Events Coordinator position is funded through a Canada Summer Jobs Federal Student grant program to the community. The LBNA encourages students in event planning, public relations or related communications programs to apply, including applicants who are women, indigenous students; members of a visible minority and new immigrants/refugees. University and college students are all encouraged to apply.
Interviews will be taking place shortly. Position start date will be in June.
If you are passionate about community events, environmental stewardship and conserving and expanding urban forests, please email your resume and cover letter with why you are interested in this position as soon as possible to Judy Gibson, Chair, Tree Canopy Preservation and Enhancement Committee, Long Branch Neighbourhood Association via email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Note: The LBNA is required and committed to ensuring a safe, workplace experience for all employees. Employees will be required to follow the in force COVID-19 social distancing, personal and equipment safety and sanitizing procedures at all times.