Job Description:


The Waterloo Undergraduate Student Association (WUSA) is seeking a dedicated student to coordinate Cultural Caravan. This coordinator will assist in the planning and oversee Cultural Caravan on March 12th 2020. This position will be a term long commitment starting in February and running through to the end of March. 

General Accountability:

The Cultural Caravan Coordinator is accountable to the Special Events Coordinator, Campus Life Department, and the Waterloo Undergraduate Student Association. This coordinator will work with the Special Events Coordinator, and a team of volunteers to make Cultural Caravan 2020 a success.

Nature and Scope:

Cultural Caravan is an annual event put on by the Federation of Students (see highlights from 2014 herehttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k3GGY6iveAU). The purpose of this event is to educate students about the cultural diversity on this campus through a caravan of cultural performances.

(Average Time Commitment: 2 hours per week, commitment will increase closer to the event)

Specific Accountabilities:

  • Collect and assess all intent to perform forms
  • Collect and review all music
  • Plan an interactive and culturally educational intermission act to keep the audience engaged
  • Work with all performers to finalize music, logos, technical needs, introductions, etc
  • Act as a strong leader and positive role model for all event volunteers
  • Assist with the set up and take down of the event
  • Other duties as assigned by the Special Events Coordiantor

Qualifications:

  • Ability to work as a contributing member of a team
  • Previous involvement in Cultural Caravan is an asset, but not required
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task and problem solve
  • Willingness to take initiative
  • Must be a full-time student for the duration of the position
  • Complete any training as required by the Special Events Coordinator

Mandatory Dates:

  • Cultural Caravan - (late afternoon into the evening) on March 12th 2020 - must be available from 4:00pm onwards

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