Looking for: Attentive and engaged volunteers

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It literally takes a whole village to give life to C2 Montréal. To ensure the success of this event combining commerce and creativity, we need committed and congenial volunteers. This is an ideal opportunity for you to combine your collaborative spirit and your resourcefulness to help us create an extraordinary experience.

Joining the C2 Montréal community means:

  • Being surrounded by key players in the world of business, creativity and innovation.
  • Being an integral part of one of Montréal’s flagship events while contributing to its national and international influence.
  • Forming special relationships with other volunteers, the C2 team and conference participants.
  • Obtaining exclusive training offered by professionals on the C2 team.
  • Having a rewarding experience in a stimulating environment.

Please submit your application by March 31, 2017.

THE ESSENTIALS

All applicants must be:

  • Bilingual (French and English)
  • Available throughout the event, May 23-26, 2017
  • Present at the two training sessions, May 10 from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm, and May 22 during day time

Training specific to each volunteer position will also be given.

Consult the available positions below and fill out the form here.

Want to double-up your C2 experience? We also need you for Movin’On, the World Summit on Sustainable Mobility, which will take place June 13-15, 2017. Designed by C2, this event is a North American first. Indicate your availability on the form and learn more here.

ROLE
  • Guide speakers or artists through their C2 Montréal experience
  • Respect their schedules
  • Act as an onsite personal resource
PROFILE
  • Unquestionable tact
  • Event or production experience is a plus
  • Initiative, adaptability and interpersonal skills
  • Undergraduate university degree
ROLE
  • Collect registrations for C2 Montréal 2018
  • Participate in the promotional effort for C2 Montréal 2018
  • Assist with the reception of groups at private functions
PROFILE
  • Undergraduate degree in a field related to commerce or customer service (e.g. hospitality)
  • Unparalleled interpersonal skills
  • Experience in sales or customer service, preferably in an event context

Required availability: Two two-hour meetings (dates to be determined)

ROLE
  • Welcome journalists
  • Coordinate press room activities
  • Assist with interviews
PROFILE
  • Great organizational abilities and comfortable working under pressure
  • Experience in local and/or international media relations
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of protocol is a plus
ROLE
  • Welcome participants at experimentation activities (workshops, labs, masterclasses etc.)
  • Accompany participants during the setup and breakdown of their activities
  • Ensure that experimentation spaces are welcoming
  • Take proper care of equipment
  • Support professional facilitators as needed
PROFILE
  • Undergraduate degree in the field of commerce or creativity
  • Organized and resourceful
  • Proactive disposition and initiative taker
  • Excellent French and English communication skills
  • Facilitation, and group facilitation, experience is an asset
  • Experience in customer service is a plus

Required availability: Team training, May 23

ROLE
  • Welcome partners
  • Respond to all unforeseen needs of partners (logistical, catering, programming, etc.)
  • Contribute to the smooth running of partners’ private functions
  • Assist partner representatives during activities/events and answer their questions about the site
PROFILE
  • Resourceful and excellent interpersonal skills
  • Customer service experience
  • Restaurant experience is a plus

Required availability: Team training, May 12

ROLE
  • Prepare snacks and serve them
  • Direct participants and inform them about the different services offered
  • Manage lineups to optimize participants’ experience
  • Help manage the supply and distribution of beverages
PROFILE
  • Restaurant experience
  • Exceptional customer service
  • Proactive and responsible
  • Management and organizational skills an asset
ROLE
  • Intervenes in a flash in all unforeseen situations
  • Finds appropriate and professional solutions
PROFILE
  • Excellent communication skills in French and English
  • Significant event experience
  • Proactive and adaptable
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills
ROLE
  • Welcome participants to exhibition spaces
  • Ensure the functioning of installations obtain proper assistance in case of malfunction
PROFILE
  • Undergraduate degree in arts or design
  • Museum experience is a plus

Required availability: Team training, May 23

ROLE
  • Seat participants in the main conference rooms, ensuring optimal use of available seating
PROFILE
  • Significant event experience
  • Proactive and resourceful disposition
  • Unparalleled interpersonal skills and tact
ROLE
  • Attentively listen to workshops and take relevant notes
  • Participate in editorial meetings and share information learned with the team
  • Possible contribution to the C2 Montréal 2017 Minutes
PROFILE
  • Post-graduate university degree in business
  • Enthusiastic and keen to learn
  • Analytical mind with the ability to isolate the salient points in a conversation
  • Irreproachable pen(wo)manship in at least one of the two official languages, particularly English
  • Excellent spoken language skills, bilingual
  • Deep understanding of the business world and a strong interest in the themes at C2 Montréal 2017
  • Attention to detail
  • Journalistic experience is a plus

Required availability: Training sessions one evening per week from mid-April to mid-May, full availability during the event and a few hours the following week for follow-up writing. Priority will be given to candidates who can also commit to Movin’On.

ROLE
  • Make accreditations
  • Help control onsite access using mobile devices
PROFILE
  • Very quick learners
  • A great interest in technology
  • Experience in customer service
  • Ability to adhere to problem solving protocols

Required availability: One day from May 17-20. Full availability starting May 21

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