Get Involved

We are looking for our 2018 Summer in the City Festival Coordinator!

Summer in the City is a Festival that celebrates arts and culture!  We are proud to host such a vibrant and creative festival in Steinbach, MB.

The Festival Coordinator will coordinate multiple aspects of the festival while supporting a Board of Directors, the Festival Chair and Volunteer sub-committees. The coordinator will be a liaison between the Festival Chair and the sub committees, reporting directly to the Chair.  

The ideal candidate is professional, energetic, self-motivated, community-minded, organized individual who communicates well and is able to work effectively with volunteers.

Duties to include:

  • Arrange and coordinate the festival set-up, operations, and take-down
  • Oversee all logistics during the Festival weekend
  • Develop a strong working relationship with Festival Chair and sub committees
  • Provide detailed reports and facilitate all correspondence
  • Assist the Board in developing a strategic plan and organizational structure
  • Complete and submit grant applications and final reports
  • Support the subcommittees, when necessary, with soliciting donations or donated goods and services; and other duties as directed by the Chair
  • Work with the treasurer and chair to oversee/track  Festival expenses, revenues  and gift in kind; submit cheque requests to the Treasurer
  • Oversee the vendors applications (including artists, artisans, cultural, food and commercial); assist the Chair and Vendor Committee during the festival
  • Create and distribute minutes from all meetings
  • Attend to all administrative tasks, overseeing all files and records and inventory
  • Assist the Festival marketing team in updating our online presence through the website and social media.

Skills required:
– Strong organizational skills
– Computer proficient
– Exceptional multitasking abilities; flexible with hours
– Strong written and oral communication skills 
– Strong knowledge of budgets/bookkeeping skills
– Event planning abilities

Assets: – working with non-profit organizations and volunteers
             –  marketing and/or graphic design skills
             –  working with diverse cultural groups
             –  experience with grant proposals
             –  accounting or bookkeeping skills
             – a network of community contacts

Hours & Details:
Majority of coordinator tasks occur between March and June, however certain tasks are year-long. This position runs all year round; hours will vary from 5 hrs/week in off season to 40 hrs/week closer to the Festival event.  This is a contract position for one year with renewal option possible.  Re-numeration will depend on experience and ability.  

Send cover letter, resume and references to Summer in the City Board of Directors at   Deadline for submission is Friday, 13th October, 2017.


Volunteers are needed for:

– Main Stage / Production
– Cultures In The City
– Street Arts In The City
– Youth In The City / Sports
– Kids In The City
– Show n’ Shine
– Sanitation

Volunteer Application Form

Our volunteers are essential to making Summer in the City a success each year.
If you are interested in helping out, please fill out an application form:

  1. Click here to download the 2017 Volunteer Application Form
    Note: Form can’t be edited in you web browser, it must be saved on your computer first. Save by right-clicking the link, and selecting “Save As…”.
  2. Complete and save. Form may be filled in using Acrobat Reader.
  3. Email to