Maillardville 35th edition of Festival du Bois Jobs (click or scroll further to view description):

Volunteer Coordinator

Program: Youth at Work

Job title: Volunteer Coordinator

Employer: Société francophone de Maillardville

Place of the work: Festival du Bois/SFM Office (200 – 938 Brunette Ave, Coquitlam, BC) and Mackin Park

Duration of the work: 4 months, 30h / week (office is closed from December 25th to January 7th)

Start date: January 22nd, 2024

Salary: $20,65 / hour



  • Execute the recruitment of volunteers for the festival;

  • Update the volunteer recruitment forms and online tools;

  • Schedule volunteer shifts;

  • Create and execute the volunteer training program;

  • Maintain effective communication with all volunteers via email, phone, and social media sites;

  • Supervise volunteer shifts during the festival; working closely with various festival departments to assign volunteer shifts;

  • Administrative and office duties as required;

  • Prepare and deliver the final Festival Volunteer report;

  • Attend regular festival planning meetings when necessary.


Qualifications and assets :

  • Demonstrated experience in volunteer, event coordination, the arts or a related sector;

  • Proven track record of successful project management and community activation;

  • Strong collaborative decision making skills;

  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written;

  • Knowledge of French language and culture.


Youth at Work Program eligibility  criteria:

Speak a bit of French;

Between 16 and 30 years of age (inclusive) at the start of employment;

Be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or a person to whom refugee status has been conferred for the duration of employment;

Be entitled to work in Canada in accordance with provincial regulations.

*International students are not eligible. Recent immigrants are eligible if they are Canadian Citizens or permanent residents.

Submit your application / résumé before December 20, 2023 to the following email address:

Download the job offer: Volunteer Coordinator


Many jobs are available in the Francophone community!

Consult all the offers on the website of the Fédération des francophones de la Colombie-Britannique: