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Craft Lake City is a non-profit organization that lives to champion the local maker scene. Craft Lake City’s flagship event is the annual DIY Festival held each year in August. We also offer year-round programming that includes workshops, exhibits, and other special events. We’re currently hiring for year-round roles (part-time & full-time) as well as seasonal contract positions. If you are community-minded and interested in DIY culture, take a look at the opportunities below. You might be a great fit and just who we’re looking for!

Year-Round Positions

Work with us year-round to implement programming.  From full-time to a few hours a week, we have something that might meet your level of availability. Time commitment varies by role, so read on to see if you would be a good fit for one of our positions!

Community Inclusion Coordinator

Craft Lake City is looking for a Community Inclusion Coordinator. This position will lead Craft Lake City’s diversity, equity and inclusion efforts by implementing the organization’s Community Inclusion Program and by building and advising on internal and external programs. The Community Inclusion Coordinator will grow our societal engagement through impactful interactions, outreach and programming. The applicant should have an interest in the local maker movement and familiarity with Craft Lake City’s programs and mission. Experience in nonprofit arts administration, diversity, equity and inclusion programming and/or community engagement/outreach required.

This is a full-time, contract position, with the ability to become an employee after passing a probationary period. The weekly time commitment is 40 hours, which begins immediately upon hire. Weekly time commitments increase in May, June, July and August leading up to the Annual Craft Lake City DIY Festival (August 2022 and in October, November leading up to the Annual Craft Lake City Holiday Market. The Community Inclusion Coordinator is required to be on-site for the duration of the DIY Festival and Holiday Market so working long event hours in the summer heat and outdoors during winter are factors you should consider when applying for this position.

Responsibilities:

-Coordinate Craft Lake City’s Community Inclusion Program
-Manage Artisan Scholarship and Mentor Program
-Coordinate Application Assistance Events
-Coordinate Application Fee Assistance Program
-Manage Sponsored Families Program
-Oversee the diversity, equity and inclusion efforts of Craft Lake City
-Build and manage relationships with Community Partners
-Chair Diversity and Inclusion Committee and manage D&I Strategic Plan
-Collaborate with the Craft Lake City team to coordinate outdoor exhibition installations and discussions (Local Voices, Celebration of the Hand)
-Work with Executive Director, Artisan and Program Manager and Graphic Designer on design assets
-Collaborate with Web Developer, Artisan & Program Manager and Executive Director to update the website as needed.
-Additional duties as assigned

Qualifications:
-Positive attitude
-Passionate about Utah’s creative community
-Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
-Customer service experience
-Public speaking skills
-Management experience
-Programming or event experience
-Maturity and ability to professionally represent Craft Lake City
-Comfortable building relationships with artisans, sponsors, partners and stakeholders
-Ability to access email each day and respond in a timely manner
-Knows how to spell “team player” without an “I” or “me”
-Flexible and willing to adapt to the various tasks and situations of a not-for-profit world
-Ability to bring your thoughts and ideas to the table in a constructive manner, and open to receiving constructive criticism on your own work
-Comfortable with technology
-Proficient with Google Drive, Docs, Sheets, etc.
-Experience creating and maintaining a department budget
-Experience in nonprofit arts administration, diversity, equity and inclusion programming and/or community engagement/outreach

Requirements:
-Must attend required meetings and trainings
-Must be able to commit to scheduled work hours
-Must be a self-starter, someone who can take the lead and can be counted on to complete tasks

Craft Lake City is an equal opportunity employer. Craft Lake City will not discriminate and will take measures to ensure against discrimination in employment, recruitment, advertisements for employment, compensation, termination, upgrading, promotions, and other conditions of employment against any employee or job applicant on the basis of race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, social class, physical ability or attributes, neurodiversity, religion and national origin. Individuals from all cultures and communities are encouraged to apply.

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Hiring Coordinator

Craft Lake City is a non-profit organization whose mission is to educate, promote and inspire local artisans while elevating the creative culture of the Utah arts community through science, technology and art. Craft Lake City’s flagship event is the Annual Craft Lake City DIY Festival held each year in August. We also offer year-round programming that includes workshops, exhibitions, and other special events.

The hiring coordinator will be responsible for the recruitment & hiring of the Craft Lake DIY Festival and Holiday Market teams, development of training programs & strategies, and the retention of event staff by building relationships & overseeing the organization’s culture of “Work hard, have fun and be nice to people!” This is a part-time, contract position with a weekly time commitment of 10-15 hours, with increased workload during peak hiring times & weeks leading up to the DIY Festival.

Responsibilities:
-Maintain the year-round staffing needs for the organization
-Manage job postings, employment-related community outreach, and applicant airtable database on behalf of the organization
-Create a training strategy for DIY Festival/Holiday Market team, facilitate team orientation
-Manage Festival hiring needs & objectives through recruitment, applicant pipeline, & interview processes
-Manage the time tracking, invoicing & payment of Festival employees
-Create strategies for employee retention, including the development of staff perks & coordination of team celebrations

Qualifications:
-At least 2 years experience in hiring & training teams
-Excellent written and verbal communication skills
-Ability to prioritize tasks in order to meet deadlines
-Organized and efficient in ability to document, manage, monitor and track data
-Experience with workflow and information management tools such as Google Drive, Asana or Airtable a plus

Requirements:
-Ability to work 10-15 hours per week, with the flexibility of an increase of hours during peak times of hiring & training. Daily check-in required during peak hiring season (including some weekends)
-Ability to work extended hours at the DIY Festival from August 12-14, 2022 if needed
-Ability to check email/communication platforms twice daily with flexibility to address any time-sensitive items
-Must have your own laptop and cell phone.

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Executive Assistant

Craft Lake City is looking for an Executive Assistant to support our Executive Director. The Craft Lake City Executive Assistant is passionate about elevating Utah’s creative community. This self-motivated individual excels at managing details, preparing financial documents, creating spreadsheets, reports, letters, invoices and other supportive documents. Individuals should desire to join a committed team to achieve Craft Lake City’s nonprofit mission.

Responsibilities:
-Assist Executive Director
-Basic bookkeeping
-Perform a variety of administrative support (screening phone calls & emails, sending thank-you cards, filing/organizing documents, taking notes, assisting with payroll, etc.)
-Sponsorship outreach on behalf of the Executive Director
-Proposal creation
-Calendar management
-Google Drive management
-Run errands for the organization as needed
-Organization data research
-Manage organization’s inventory
-Prepare documents for review and presentation by, boards of directors, committees, and Executive Director
-Attend Craft Lake City quarterly board meetings as needed

Qualifications:
-Exceptional organizational skills and self-discipline
-Ability to access email 2–3 times a day and respond in a timely manner.
-Knows how to spell “team player” without an “I” or “me”
-Proficient with Google Drive, Docs, Sheets, etc.
-Ability to adapt and be flexible to the various tasks and situations of a not-for-profit world
-Ability to bring your thoughts and ideas to the table in a constructive manner
-If you have experience invoicing, that is another PLUS!
-Solid writing and communication skills
-Ability to perform under stress

Requirements:
-Must be able to work in-office 10-20 hrs per week, with flexibility to complete tasks outside of typical office hours, when needed
-Must have own laptop and cell phone
-Must have reliable transportation and a willingness to use for work-related tasks

This is a year-round, part-time, contract position with a weekly time commitment 10–20 hours per week, which begins immediately upon hiring. Weekly time commitments will increase in July and August leading up to the Annual Craft Lake City DIY Festival and October and November leading up to the Annual Holiday Market. Training will be provided.

Craft Lake City is an equal opportunity employer. Craft Lake City will not discriminate and will take measures to ensure against discrimination in employment, recruitment, advertisements for employment, compensation, termination, upgrading, promotions, and other conditions of employment against any employee or job applicant on the basis of race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, social class, physical ability or attributes, neurodiversity, religion and national origin. Individuals from all cultures and communities are encouraged to apply.

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Community Workshop Assistant

Craft Lake City is a non-profit organization whose mission is to educate, promote and inspire local artisans while elevating the creative culture of the Utah arts community through science, technology and art. Craft Lake City’s flagship event is the annual DIY Festival held each year in August. We also offer year-round programming that includes workshops, exhibitions and other special events.

The Community Workshop Assistant will be responsible for the on-site coordination of both hands-on or virtual craft workshops in communities throughout Utah. Craft Lake City’s Community Workshop Assistant is interested in the local maker movement, is familiar with Craft Lake City’s programs and mission, and has a passion for arts education and event management. The Community Workshop Assistant will serve as a public ambassador for Craft Lake City, and will work to ensure a positive, professional and educational experience for workshop instructors, attendees and venue partners.

Responsibilities:
-Serving as a representative and ambassador of Craft Lake City at various community craft workshops during the year
-Fostering positive relationships with workshop instructors and venue partners
-Setting up and breaking down the workshop area in each venue in collaboration with venue contact and instructor
-Assisting workshop instructor with supply load-in, set-up and load-out
-Verifying workshop ticket holders upon arrival (in-person workshops)
-Selling tickets to waitlist participants as necessary
-Providing presentations to attendees about Craft Lake City and upcoming programs
-Maintaining a clean and organized workshop area during the program
-Supporting attendees and instructors during each workshop as needed
-Posting to social media during and after the workshop
-Coordinating attendee surveys at the end of each workshop
-Returning workshop supplies to Craft Lake City headquarters
-Providing photos from the workshop to Craft Lake City
-Adding workshop responses to online form
-Completing post-event workshop assistant online form
-Assisting with post-event reporting as needed

Qualifications:
-Prior experience with event management
-Prior experience or willingness to learn and master online meeting platforms (Google Meet, Zoom, etc.)
-Experience in arts programming preferred
-Exceptional organizational, stress management and customer service skills
-Ability to adapt and be flexible and collaborative in an event-driven, nonprofit environment
-Ability to access email each day and respond in a timely manner
-Proficient with Google Drive, Docs, Sheets, etc.

Requirements:
-Must attend required meetings and production training
-Must be able to commit to work the public hours of the workshops with additional setup and teardown specific to each program
-Must have your own laptop and vehicle and willingness to use for workshop-related tasks
-Must be comfortable troubleshooting technical issues, while simultaneously addressing attendees.
-Must be comfortable lifting chairs, tables and other supplies

Craft Lake City is an equal opportunity employer. Craft Lake City will not discriminate and will take measures to ensure against discrimination in employment, recruitment, advertisements for employment, compensation, termination, upgrading, promotions, and other conditions of employment against any employee or job applicant on the bases of race, creed, color, national origin, or sex. Individuals from all cultures and communities are encouraged to apply.

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Seasonal Positions

Join our paid team on a temporary basis and help us produce our exceptional Annual events like the DIY Festival and Holiday Market. It is a great way to earn some extra funds while contributing to something greater in your community!

DIY Festival Production Assistant

Craft Lake City is looking for DIY Festival Production Assistants who will work as a team to set up and tear down the Craft Lake City DIY Festival. The Production Assistant is expected to remain on-site for key dates in the production schedule and to be on-call for troubleshooting issues and supporting the Festival team throughout the Festival dates. The Production Assistant will also have a great chance to work with a supportive team of individuals who allow Craft Lake City to create a unique festival for our community and interact with wonderful Festival volunteers.

This is a contract, festival-specific position with a commitment of working August 12-14, 2022, with additional preparation shifts in the 2-4 weeks prior to the festival and the days immediately following the festival. The DIY Festival Production Assistant is required to be onsite for the duration of the DIY Fest, so working long hours in potentially extreme heat are factors to consider and keep in mind when applying for this position.

Qualifications:
-Must have previous event production experience
-Previous experience working in extreme temperatures and/or inclement weather
-Exceptional organizational skills & self-discipline
-Must enjoy physically demanding work in a team-centered environment
-Desire to be involved in producing a creative experience for exhibitors and patrons alike
-HONESTY—ability to accept responsibility when mistakes are made
-Knows how to spell “team player” without an “I” or “me”
-Ability to adapt and be flexible to the various tasks and situations of a not-for-profit world
-Enthusiasm for collaborating or creating a project with complete execution, including refinement
-Ability to perform under stress; stress management skills
-Ability to manage crowds
-Must be friendly and attentive
-Must be able to lift and carry 25-50 lbs and do hands-on physical work
-Must be able to stand on your feet for upwards of 12 hours a day
-Must be able to walk 10 or more miles each day
-Must be able to endure summer temperatures of 90 degrees and above

Requirements:
-Must attend all scheduled staff meetings
-Must be able to commit to working the DIY Festival week, August 12-14, 2022
-Flexibility/willingness to attend production preparation sessions in the 2-4 weeks prior to the festival, based on staff availability

Craft Lake City is an equal opportunity employer. Craft Lake City will not discriminate and will take measures to ensure against discrimination in employment, recruitment, advertisements for employment, compensation, termination, upgrading, promotions, and other conditions of employment against any employee or job applicant on the basis of race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, social class, physical ability or attributes, neurodiversity, religion and national origin. Individuals from all cultures and communities are encouraged to apply.

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DIY Festival Stage Manager

Craft Lake City is looking for a DIY Festival Stage Manager who will help ensure smooth operation of the Craft Lake City stages during the DIY Festival, coordinating with the sound engineers, MCs, performers, and our Entertainment Coordinator. You’ll also get the chance to work with a supportive team of individuals and volunteers that allow Craft Lake City to create a unique festival for our community.

This is a seasonal, contract position with a weekly time commitment of up to 7 hours the week of 8/7–8/11, the specifics of which will be determined upon hiring. The DIY Festival Stage Manager is required to be onsite for the duration of the DIY Festival (August 12, 13 and 14), so working long hours in extreme heat are factors you should consider and keep in mind when applying for this position.

Qualifications:
-Must have previous stage management experience
-Exceptional organizational skills & self-discipline
-Desire to be involved in producing a creative experience for exhibitors and patrons alike
-HONESTY—ability to accept responsibility when mistakes are made
-Ability to access email 2–3 times a day and respond in a timely manner
-Knows how to spell “team player” without an “I” or “me”
-An interest in expanding the inclusion of our community through the maker movement
-Ability to perform under stress; stress management skills
-Ability to manage crowds
-Must be friendly and attentive
-Must have impeccable customer service skills
-Must be able to lift and carry 15-50 lbs
-Must be able to stand on their feet for upwards of 10 hours a day
-Must be able to endure summer temperatures of 90 degrees and above

Requirements:
-Must attend all staff meetings
-Must be available to work minimal hours leading up to the festival
-Must be able to commit to working the DIY Festival weekend, Friday, August 12, Saturday, August 13 and Sunday, August 14, 2022

Craft Lake City is an equal opportunity employer. Craft Lake City will not discriminate and will take measures to ensure against discrimination in employment, recruitment, advertisements for employment, compensation, termination, upgrading, promotions, and other conditions of employment against any employee or job applicant on the basis of race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, social class, physical ability or attributes, neurodiversity, religion and national origin. Individuals from all cultures and communities are encouraged to apply.

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DIY Festival Zone Manager

Craft Lake City’s Festival Zone Managers serve as the primary point of contact for a large group of exhibitors at the Annual Craft Lake City DIY Festival. Zone Managers are personable, adaptable, solution-oriented leaders with excellent customer service skills and an interest in supporting Utah’s DIY businesses.

Responsibilities:
-Serve as the primary point of contact and advocate for artisans at the DIY Fest in your assigned zone, offering excellent customer service to ensure a positive festival experience for all participants
-Support artisans in your zone throughout the weekend, including answering questions, helping to troubleshoot issues, and escalating any special needs or concerns to management as necessary
-Play a key role in the load-in and load-out logistics for artisans in your zone, including volunteer training and management
-Create, organize, and distribute artisan lanyards and signage
-Assist the Craft Lake City team with setting up and breaking down DIY Fest signage and equipment before, during, and after the DIY Fest
-Assist in other areas of the DIY Fest as needed throughout the weekend

Qualifications:
-2 years of management or leadership experience
-Festival, large event and/or crowd management experience preferred
-Exceptional customer service, problem-solving and communication skills
-Organized, collaborative and self-disciplined
-Ability to adapt in an event-driven, nonprofit environment
-Available to read and respond to email 2–3 times per day
-Must be able to lift 25-50 lbs
-Must be able to stand on their feet for upwards of 10 hours a day
-Must be able to endure summer temperatures of 90 degrees and above

Requirements:
-Seasonal, contract position with the ability to work in-house at our offices 1-5 hours per week starting in July with hours increasing in August
-Must attend all staff meetings and trainings
-Must be able to commit to working the DIY Festival week August 8-14, 2022 and DIY Fest weekend, Friday August 12th, Saturday August 13th, and Sunday August 14th, 2022
-Must have your own laptop and cellphone

Craft Lake City is an equal opportunity employer. Craft Lake City will not discriminate and will take measures to ensure against discrimination in employment, recruitment, advertisements for employment, compensation, termination, upgrading, promotions, and other conditions of employment against any employee or job applicant on the basis of race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, social class, physical ability or attributes, neurodiversity, religion and national origin. Individuals from all cultures and communities are encouraged to apply.

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DIY Festival Cashier

Craft Lake City is looking for cashiers who are wonderfully enthusiastic and can provide great customer service at our 2022 DIY Festival. Cashiers will assist with the handling of transactions at entry gates and other areas throughout the festival and champion the genuine, thoughtful sale of Craft Lake City offerings. Cashiers are responsible for providing exceptional guest service and helpful information to patrons and visitors of the DIY Fest. As a cashier, you’ll also have a chance to work with a supportive team of individuals that allow Craft Lake City to create a unique festival for our community.

This is a seasonal contract position for the DIY Fest held on Friday August 12th, Saturday August 13th, and Sunday August 14th, 2022. Cashiers are required to be on site for extended hours during the festival, so working long hours in extreme heat are factors you should consider when applying for this position. Training will be provided.

Qualifications:
-Basic math skills
-Great under pressure and has stress management abilities
-Knows how to provide spectacular customer service
-Has 1+ years experience with retail, sales and cash handling
-Previous experience with Square POS is a bonus
-Previous experience with large events would be preferred
-Honesty and integrity when it comes to handling cash and card transactions and/or any personal information
-Ability to professionally interact with festival patrons and staff
-Ability to passionately communicated & sale Craft Lake City product offerings
-Great at communication and problem-solving skills
-Ability to adapt and be flexible when necessary to help other team members
-Ability to think quickly and resolve problems that may arise with an outdoor event
-Must be punctual
-Knows how to spell “team player” without an “I” or “me”

Requirements:
-Must attend 2-4 staff meetings/training sessions prior to the DIY Fest, as scheduled
-Must be able to commit to working at least 2 days of the DIY Festival weekend, Friday August 12th, Saturday August 13th, and Sunday August 14th, 2022

Craft Lake City is an equal opportunity employer. Craft Lake City will not discriminate and will take measures to ensure against discrimination in employment, recruitment, advertisements for employment, compensation, termination, upgrading, promotions, and other conditions of employment against any employee or job applicant on the basis of race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, social class, physical ability or attributes, neurodiversity, religion and national origin. Individuals from all cultures and communities are encouraged to apply.

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DIY Festival ID Checker

Craft Lake City is looking for ID Checkers who are wonderfully enthusiastic and can provide great customer service at our 14th Annual Craft Lake City DIY Festival Presented By Harmons. DIY Festival ID Checkers will be staffed inside the festival, checking ID’s & wristanding incoming guests to ensure that they are over the age of 21 & eligible to consume alcohol at the event. 

This is a seasonal, paid, contract position for the DIY Festival held on Friday, August 12th; Saturday, August 13th; and Sunday, August 14th, 2022. ID Checkers are required to be on site for extended hours during the festival, so working long hours in extreme heat are factors you should consider when applying for this position.

Qualifications:

-Friendly, well-communicated, able to navigate crowds with a confident attitude 

-Must be able to stand/walk for extended hours during the event

-Must prepare for warm/fluctuating weather conditions, as this position will be outside for the duration of the event

-Must be knowledgeable about the DIY Festival programming & geography (training provided) 

-Must display confidence in ID checking procedure (training provided)

-Must be a communicative, positive person

Requirements:

-Must be over the age of 21

-Must be TIPS Certified in the state of Utah 

-Must attend 1 staff meeting/training prior to the event

-Must be able to commit to working the 2022 DIY Festival August 12, 13, 14

-Must provide transportation to and from scheduled shifts at the Utah State Fairpark

Craft Lake City is an equal opportunity employer. Craft Lake City will not discriminate and will take measures to ensure against discrimination in employment, recruitment, advertisements for employment, compensation, termination, upgrading, promotions, and other conditions of employment against any employee or job applicant on the basis of race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, social class, physical ability or attributes, neurodiversity, religion and national origin. Individuals from all cultures and communities are encouraged to apply.

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DIY Festival Kids' Area Coordinator

Craft Lake City® is a non-profit organization whose mission is to educate, promote and inspire local artisans while elevating the creative culture of the Utah arts community through science, technology and art. Craft Lake City’s flagship event is the Annual Craft Lake City DIY Festival® held in August. We also offer year-round programming that includes workshops, exhibitions, and other special events.

Craft Lake City’s DIY Festival Kids’ Area Coordinator is responsible for programming the Kids’ Area to ensure a fun, creative and educational experience for kids and families during the DIY Festival. This team member is passionate about youth arts education, and is creative, collaborative, friendly, leadership-driven and organized. The DIY Festival Kids’ Area Coordinator reports to the Executive Director.

Responsibilities:
-Create a plan for decor in the Kids’ Area and work with volunteers to make the decorations
-Work with CLC’s Volunteer Coordinator to recruit, train and manage volunteers for the Kids’ Area
-Collaborate with the DIY Festival Inventory Manager to determine what supplies and tools will be needed in the Kids’ Area
-Create and execute a safety plan for managing the bounce house and other entertainment in Kids’ Area, including recruiting contractors/volunteers to ensure coverage of all Kid’s Area activities.
-Manage all aspects of the Kids’ Area during the DIY Festival, including setup, breakdown, and assisting volunteers and staff as needed
-Work with Kids’ Area Sponsor to ensure their promotion and participation goals are met

Qualifications:
-Previous management experience
-Experience working with children of all ages, in art education, and/or family programming preferred
-Event coordination and crowd management experience desired
-Well-versed in creating and managing a budget
-Superb customer service skills
-Exceptional organizational and time management skills
-Effective communicator with a collaborative work style
-Adaptable and flexible in a nonprofit, event-driven environment
-Ability to access email 2–3 times a day and respond in a timely manner
-Proficient with Google Drive, Docs, Sheets, etc.
-Must be able to lift 25-50 lbs
-Must be able to stand on their feet for upwards of 10 hours a day
-Must be able to endure summer temperatures of 90 degrees and above

Requirements:
-Part-time, seasonal contract position
-Ability to work in-house at the CLC offices 5-10 hours per week May/June
-Must own laptop and cellphone, with willingness to use for Craft Lake City tasks
-Reliable transportation with willingness to use for Craft Lake City tasks
-Available to work increased hours in the summer, June-August, leading up to the DIY Festival
-Committed to working the DIY Festival weekend, August 12-14, 2022, as well as additional hours for setup and breakdown
-Must attend all required staff meetings and trainings
-Must have your own laptop and cell phone

Craft Lake City is an “equal opportunity employer.” Craft Lake City will not discriminate and will take measures to ensure against discrimination in employment, recruitment, advertisements for employment, compensation, termination, upgrading, promotions, and other conditions of employment against any employee or job applicant on the bases of race, creed, color, national origin, or sex.

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Assistant Volunteer Coordinator

Craft Lake City® is a non-profit organization whose mission is to educate, promote and inspire local artisans while elevating the creative culture of the Utah arts community through science, technology and art. Craft Lake City’s flagship event is the Annual Craft Lake City DIY Festival® held each year in August. We also offer year-round programming that includes workshops, exhibitions, and other special events.

Craft Lake City’s Assistant Volunteer Coordinator would assist in a supportive role to the Volunteer Coordinator and Craft Lake City Volunteer Department. The Assistant Volunteer Coordinator would be responsible for overseeing the check-in, training, and coordination of volunteers on-site during the 14th Annual Craft Lake City DIY Festival. The Assistant Volunteer Coordinator is organized, a natural leader, a clear communicator, outgoing and team player with an interest in supporting Utah’s creative community. This staff member will become familiar with all DIY Festival departments and assist in appropriate volunteer training and management to ensure a successful Festival experience. Additionally, the Assistant Volunteer Coordinator will support other departments during the event, providing breaks, added support, and quality customer service to artisans, exhibitors, performers, and attendees. Reports to the Volunteer Coordinator.

Responsibilities
-Assist the Volunteer Coordinator in managing the DIY Festival Volunteer Lounge, overseeing volunteer check-in and check-out process when the Volunteer Coordinator is unavailable
-Assist in providing in-depth volunteer training onsite during the DIY Festival
-Assist Volunteer Coordinator in determining volunteer needs during the DIY Festival and monitor volunteer activities
-Escalating volunteer conflicts and concerns to the Volunteer Coordinator
-Providing support to other department areas during the event including moving volunteers to new areas when appropriate and providing additional volunteer training when necessary
-Providing breaks for the Volunteer Coordinator and other staff members during the event
-Assisting with decor install and maintenance of Volunteer Lounge including restocking snack, drinks, maps, handbills, and other materials needed by volunteers during the event
-Assist in distributing volunteer benefits including volunteer t-shirts
-Answering questions and directing visitors and other community members when needed
-Assist Volunteer Coordinator in overseeing volunteer program on-site at the DIY Festival and providing feedback for future programming improvements
-Assisting volunteers as needed
-Assist Volunteer Coordinator in distributing a volunteer thank-you and survey after the DIY Festival

Qualifications:
-Positive and excited to support the local creative community
-Organizational skills and attention to detail
-Customer service experience
-Maturity and ability to professionally represent Craft Lake City
-Desire to help with tasks ranging from data entry to in-person event support
-Comfortable building relationships with volunteers on the phone, via email, on social media and in-person
-Ability to access email each day and respond in a timely manner
-Knows how to spell “team player” without an “I” or “me”
-Flexible and willing to adapt to the various tasks and situations of a not-for-profit world
-Ability to bring your thoughts and ideas to the table in a constructive manner, and open to receiving constructive criticism on your own work
-Comfortable with technology
-Proficient with Google Drive, Docs, Sheets, etc.
-Experience with Adobe Creative Suite, social media, or website management a plus

Requirements:
-Must attend required meetings and trainings
-Must be able to commit to working DIY Festival hours
-Must be able to work long hours (10+) in outdoor summer temperatures
-Must be able to commit to scheduled work hours, attend volunteer trainings, approximately 5-10 hours per week leading up to the DIY Festival
-Must be a self-starter, someone who can take the lead when needed and can be counted on to complete tasks from beginning to end.
-Must have your own laptop and cell phone
-Must have your own car to transport supplies to off-site events
-Must be comfortable lifting chairs, tables, and other supplies

Craft Lake City is an equal opportunity employer. Craft Lake City will not discriminate and will take measures to ensure against discrimination in employment, recruitment, advertisements for employment, compensation, termination, upgrading, promotions, and other conditions of employment against any employee or job applicant on the basis of race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, social class, physical ability or attributes, neurodiversity, religion and national origin. Individuals from all cultures and communities are encouraged to apply.

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Volunteer With Us

Support the Craft Lake City team in your spare time as a volunteer. Volunteers are the backbone of Craft Lake City. Find out ways to volunteer your time by clicking the links below.