Director of Events

Organization Details
Organization Name: Non-Profit Youth Leadership Network
Address: Box 481
Hamiota MB  R0M 0T0
Organizational Description: The Non-Profit Youth Leadership Network (NPYLN) allows for youth (aged 16-29) involved in non-profit work to connect, share, and work on professional development skills. Each month, members of this network are provided with various sessions/webinars such as professional development, an organization spotlight, youth panel discussions, as well as a networking session. With a group of youth spanning across the country, organizations are able to use the NPYLN for promotion and to more easily consult with youth on their ideas and programming.

A committee of Youth Engagement Advisors has been developed to promote youth engagement within organizations and help develop frameworks for youth councils or youth positions.

The Non-Profit Youth Leadership Network connects the next generation of non-profit leaders with each other, as well as give them the tools to work towards their dream roles.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: Must be aged 16-29.

Duties and Responsibilities:
- Organizes speakers and facilitators for all NPYLN sessions
- Updates the session registration forms with pertinent information gathered from speaker/facilitator (ie. session description, bio, session time, etc.)
- Provides information about all sessions (including registration link) to NPYLN members via Slack and other mediums
- Attends and records all NPYLN sessions, then posts recordings in Google Drive for upload to YouTube channel (or organizes another Board member to record if not available)
- Responsible for submitting monthly budgetary updates as well as prospective budgets indicating required funds
- Analyzes session attendance and registration and makes recommendations on session topics and how to increase engagement
- Continuously checks session registration and works with Director of Communications and Director of Marketing to increase numbers if necessary
- Organizes larger events such as the NPYLN Annual General Meeting in collaboration with the Executive Director and Executive Secretary, conferences, consultation sessions, and more with aid of Board of Directors
Skills Required: Skills and Experience (not required, but highly recommended):
- Event planning experience;
- Experience organizing within a team;
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
- A general knowledge of budgets/speaker fees/honorariums;
- Has attended NPYLN sessions in the past;
- Good organization and analytical skills.
Skills Gained/Related Careers:
Age: 17 and under, 18-30
Time Commitment: Daytime, Evening, Weekend
Flexible hours, evening Board meetings and sessions
Location of volunteer opportunity: Winnipeg
Does opportunity require a criminal record check? No
Does opportunity require a child abuse registry check? No
Opportunity is available to candidates that: Are carrying out of court ordered community service
Are fulfilling volunteer hours for credit
Are supported
Requires child minding
Uses a wheelchair
Organization will provide: A letter of reference
How to Apply: Online:
Closing Date: Apr 12, 2021