Special Events Coordinator (x2)

Work with The House for 8 Weeks! 

Summer Position – Special Events Coordinator (2 positions available)

Do you care about Jewish life and values? Do you want to make a difference for your community? Are you looking to work with a creative and thoughtful team while developing your skills and marketability? Then look no further! The House may be the place for you! 

For more than 18 years, The House has been a pillar of the community, focused on Jewish values to bring context to young adult’s greatest challenges and aspirations. Whether in-person or online, The House’s programs are fun and foster meaningful connections between young adults, and their community.  

The House has a rich history offering Summer Interns exciting opportunities to run their own projects. Many of our former interns are still employed part-time or volunteering on committees for exciting projects. If you would like to be part of The House team, please send your resume and a cover paragraph in an email telling us why you’d like to join our team. Send it to info@thehousetoronto.com with the subject: Summer Job Application. 

Please note, the deadline to submit an application is June 11. Jobs will be filled on a rolling basis. All applications will be reviewed, however, only candidates fitting the profile will be contacted for an interview. Thank you. 


Job Title: Special Events Coordinator

Hourly Wage Rate: $17.00 

Number of Weeks: 8 

Number of Hours per Week: 35.00 

Anticipated Start Date: ASAP 

Tasks and Responsibilities: 
The Special Events Coordinator (SEC) will be responsible for coordinating details for JEDx – the community’s annual learning festival that usually has an in-person attendance of 1,000 people during the evening event, and that had 550 people attend the virtual event in 2020 (as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic). In 2021, the SEC will work on developing content and event logistics for a dozen content workshops happening during the event, whether in-person or virtually, to be determined. The SEC will also work on event content directly. 

Highlighted Tasks:  

  1. Managing project timelines  
  2. Developing and managing an event budget  
  3. Delegating and managing team members and volunteers  
  4. Securing logistics details including rentals, a/v, food, guest speakers, etc.,  
  5. Managing guest lists and participant inquiries  
  6. Working with a database to track participants  
  7. Implementing a post-event survey  
  8. Measuring key performance indicators against organizational and project goals  
  9. Executing a follow-up plan with key volunteers and program attendees  
  10. Using video conferencing and meeting platforms to conduct pre-event and event meetings