APPLY TO BE A VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR

The National Aboriginal Day Organizing Committee (NADOC) requires one Volunteer Coordinator to assist with event planning tasks leading up to and including June 20, and June 21, 2017.  The position will be ongoing with varied but flexible hours (task-based, to be discussed) with regular attendance to NADOC planning meetings taking place on May 11, May 25, June 8, and June 15 from 3:00PM to 4:30PM.

We are seeking an outgoing individual who is a pro-multitasker and a think-on-their-feet problem solver. Strong computer, organizational, and interpersonal skills are a must.

Familiarity with the event and Indigenous cultures and traditions is an asset.

More details here

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What are some of your favourite local food trucks?

Great food is the key to any successful event. This year NADOC is excited to be hosting a Food Truck Village!

We’d like your input. What are some of your favourite local food trucks?

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NADOC Call out for entertainers

DEADLINE EXTENDED: APPLY BY MARCH 23 AT 4PM


NATIONAL ABORIGINAL DAY AT TROUT LAKE
CALL-OUT FOR INDIGENOUS ENTERTAINERS

The National Aboriginal Day Organizing Committee (NADOC) is currently seeking emerging and established Indigenous entertainers to showcase their talent during the National Aboriginal Day Celebration in Vancouver. We are looking for a diverse schedule of Indigenous entertainers which include First Nations, Métis, Inuit and Urban Aboriginal artists and a balance of cultural and contemporary entertainment.  Our goal is to expand and encourage the development of Indigenous entertainers within our diverse community and to provide a venue that gives Indigenous entertainers the opportunity to showcase their talents.

National Aboriginal Day is Wednesday June 21, 2017.  The event begins at the Vancouver Aboriginal Friendship Centre at 9am and includes a two hour entertainment schedule from 9am to 11am and continues at Trout Lake for the afternoon event, which includes an afternoon entertainment schedule running from 12pm to 5pm.

ENTERTAINMENT APPLICATIONS:

 The National Aboriginal Day Organizing Committee is seeking a variety of live entertainment that will elevate enjoyment and cultural stimulation throughout the event and is suitable for all ages, genders, and ethnicities. The type of entertainment is aboriginal focused and can range anything from dance, to spoken word, to music. Applicants must include a completed application form including a brief artist/entertainer biography including, name, complete mailing address, email address, phone number and media attachment or links.

The National Aboriginal Day Organizing Committee is looking for entertainers who are willing to perform for a fee of $300 for a 15-25 minute set at either the Friendship Centre morning event or Trout Lake afternoon event.

Deadline for submissions:  march 23, 2017 at 4pm

 

APPLY ONLINE:   https://goo.gl/forms/wv9o10g0gCPqghUm2

 

OR Applications are located at VAFCS Reception or here: Application Form

Submit by Email: eventscoordinator@vafcs.org

Or Mail to:

NADOC
Vancouver Aboriginal Friendship Centre Society
1607 East Hastings St.
Vancouver, BC V5L 1S7

For more information about the event, visit the National Aboriginal Day website:  http://www.bcnationalaboriginalday.com/

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Meet Our Morning Emcee: Wes Nahanee

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Wes Nahanee, Squamish Nation, works extensively with youth in Vancouver. He passes on the cultural and spiritual teachings of his Elders.

Wes Nahanee will be the Emcee for the Pancake Breakfast at the Friendship Centre from 9 am – 10:30 am on June 21st.