Volunteer With Us!

Bring on the Sunshine African Festival is thrilled to be planning our 8th  event in February 2019. This landmark local event sees thousands of people attend from all over southern Ontario and beyond. It is a phenomenal showcase our of diverse and beautiful African community and is anticipated all year!

We also work very hard to empower young, diverse and newcomer youths to find their voice and develop their leadership abilities within the community here in Waterloo Region.  (ask us about Africa Camp!)

And right now we are recruiting for  the 2019 Leadership team – if you or someone you know is interested in youth and leadership, and in diversity and inclusion in KW – this is for you!

What do you need to apply? Passion – and time to to meet amazing people from your community, and to put on an incredible event! Our ideal candidate is between the age of 18 and 35, lives in Waterloo Region and is interested in Africa and in our local community.

We are looking to promptly fill the following roles

  • Festival coordinator/administrator
  • Vendor Coordinator
  • Volunteer Coordinator
  • Finance Coordinator
  • Stage Manager
  • Communications
  • Community relations

You will get on the job training, as well as mentoring and support from diverse community leaders as well as an amazing resume experience. You don’t have to be African to apply – but you do need to be interested!

There are many supporting roles too – so get in touch and let’s talk if celebrating Africa, getting fantastic volunteer experience and having fun are your thing.

Interested? Send us an email and your resume at info@bringonthesunshine.ca, we look forward to meeting you!