North American Indigenous Games 2020 (Venue Team Operations Lead)

Organization Name: North American Indigenous Games 2020
Opportunity Title: Venue Team Operations Lead
Category: Special Events / Festivals
Commitment: 6 months to 1 year
Start Date: November 17, 2019
End Date: August 15, 2020

Email: courtney.gilfoy@naig2020.com
Website: http://naig2020.com
Details:
  • Background/police check required
  • Appropriate for volunteers aged between 18 and 55
  • Appropriate for volunteers aged 55 and over
Opportunity Description:

Join The Team: Halifax (K’jipuktuk) is hosting the 2020 North American Indigenous Games (NAIG) in July 2020 which will be the largest multi-sporting event to be held in Nova Scotia. Marking the first time the Games will be held in Atlantic Canada, this event will take place over eight days from July 12 – 18, 2020, and will include more than 5,000 Indigenous sport and cultural youth participants from over 756 nations in 17 sporting disciplines. Events will be held at various locations in Halifax Regional Municipality and Millbrook. 2020 will mark the 10th edition of the Games. The Venue Team Lead will work as part of the Venue Teams (VTeams) under the direction of the Venue Staff.  The Lead will liaise closely with all divisions in regards to Games Delivery. The role of the VTeam Leader will be to ensure effective pre-Games planning and coordination of all requirements within the given venue, identify requirements for venue fit-out, development of site plans and emergency plans, train venue specific volunteers. The VTeam Leader will ensure Games time-on-site coordination, daily security checks, conduct meetings about last-minute requirements, overall venue management. Qualifications:  Experience with leadership volunteer positions, and ability to lead subcommittee of volunteers  Strong Communication Skills  Excellent planning and organizational stills Well developed problem solving skills Ability to work effectively with other team members  Ability to make quick, sound decisions under difficult or stressful situations  Ability to facilitate VTeam meetings in an effective manner.   Working Conditions: Monthly committee meetings from August 2019 – May 2020, moving to weekly in June 2020 Weekly tasks averaging 5-7 hours per week depending on scope of role and time of year Attendance at Mission staff and Executive Meetings may be required.  In person, on site availability from July 12 – July 18, 2020. Availability 3-5 days post games to assist with venue decommissioning

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