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Job Opportunity: Marketing Coordinator

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Sled Island is hiring a seasonal Marketing Coordinator to join our team from January 10 to June 30, 2022. This is a position partially funded by the Canada Summer Jobs program, therefore applicants must meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment period
  • be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act for the duration of the employment; and,
  • have a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment and be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations

Who We Are

Sled Island is a charitable organization with the mandate of fostering understanding and appreciation of music & arts underrepresented in mainstream media, and to support the local artistic community through performance and educational opportunities. Our main activity is the presentation of the annual Sled Island Music & Arts Festival, a pillar of Calgary’s cultural calendar taking place each June, that brings together thousands of artists, volunteers, partners, and attendees from across the country and beyond. We also present year-round artistic and educational programming through numerous community partnerships, aimed at increasing awareness of Sled Island on an ongoing basis.

Sled Island is a community-centric organization driven by values of curiosity and diversity, on and off the stage, and committed to principles of equity, anti-racism, and anti-oppression.

We recognize the systemic lack of representation of equity-deserving communities in the current non-profit art space, and strongly encourage members of Indigenous, Black, and racialized communities; people with disabilities; people identifying as LGBTQIA2S+; and women to apply.

Would you require any accommodation during the application or hiring process, please contact us at hr@sledisland.com so we may meet your needs.

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Job Opportunity: Fund Development Manager

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Sled Island is hiring a full-time, permanent Fund Development Manager to lead the organization's sponsorship and donation activities.

Who We Are

Sled Island is a charitable organization with the mandate of fostering understanding and appreciation of music & arts underrepresented in mainstream media, and to nurture the local artistic community through performance and educational opportunities. Our main activity is the presentation of the annual Sled Island Music & Arts Festival, a pillar of Calgary’s cultural calendar taking place each June, that brings together thousands of artists, volunteers, partners, and attendees from across the country and beyond. We also present year-round artistic and educational programming through numerous community partnerships, aimed at increasing awareness of Sled Island on an ongoing basis.

Sled Island is a community-centric organization driven by values of curiosity and diversity, on and off the stage, and committed to principles of equity, anti-racism, and anti-oppression. We recognize the systemic lack of representation of equity-deserving communities in the current non-profit art space, and strongly encourage members of Indigenous, Black, and racialized communities; people with disabilities; people identifying as LGBTQIA2S+; and women to apply.

Would you require any accommodation during the application or hiring process, please contact us at hr@sledisland.com so we may meet your needs.
 

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Volunteers Needed For Elbow River Casino Shifts

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Volunteers needed!

If you're feeling comfortable doing a volunteer shift (masked, of course), we have an upcoming casino with shifts that need to be filled. These are incredibly important shifts for the festival, so any help would be greatly appreciated (and hours banked count towards a 2022 festival pass)!

Tuesday, October 26th @ Elbow River Casino
Morning shifts: 11am-7:30pm
Night shifts: 6:45pm-3:30am
Count room shifts: 11:15pm-3:30am

Wednesday, October 27th @ Elbow River Casino
Morning shifts: 11am-7:30pm
Night shifts: 6:45pm-3:30am
Count room shifts: 11:15pm-3:30am

First off, we want to say that if you don't feel comfortable being in a public space, of course we understand. The last thing we'd want is to add is any anxiety or safety concerns to your plate. If, however, you do feel comfortable, we could use more volunteers to fill these shifts. The basics of the shift are that there's no experience required, that all volunteers will be masked, and that each shift comes with a well-stocked snack room and a meal on us. As well, hours done during the casino count for 1.5x hours towards a 2022 pass!

If you're interested, please email volunteer@sledisland.com with the shift or shifts you'd like to take, and we'll confirm ASAP (thank you in advance)!

Either way, thank you for your time and we hope you're well above all else!

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