Join Our Team

Contribute to the Pride Festival, support the community, and have fun!

The Pride Winnipeg Festival is not possible without YOU! Without the dedication of The Board, the Pride Winnipeg Festival would not be realized on the scale that it has grown to. The Pride Winnipeg Board exists to serve the members of the community by dedicating their time to plan, account, run and create the Pride Winnipeg Festival. The Board is comprised of Officers and Directors, whom lead a team of Coordinators and Managers.

By serving on the Pride Winnipeg Board you will be assisting in creating one of the best Pride festivals in Canada! You will gain invaluable experience, expand your personal portfolio, volunteer for a great cause, make friends and have fun along the way!

Pride Winnipeg is committed to being a diverse, inclusive, safe and accessible Organization. To assist with this commitment, we encourage individuals from traditionally socially excluded groups such as indigenous, two-spirit, female-identified, trans-identified, queer and trans people of colour, 55+, and persons with accessibility challenges to apply for the positions below.

Please submit all applications including resume and reasons you are interested in applying for the below volunteer position(s) to hr@pridewinnipeg.com.

NOTE: Relevant volunteer, education, training and previous board experience will assist the strength of your resume, but is not required.

Board Opportunities

Parade & Rally Director

  • Responsible for the planning and execution of the annual Rally at the Legislative Assembly, and Pride Parade.
  • Ensures that all participants in the Rally & Parade are safe and secure.
  • Collects parade entry registrations and manages all applicable fees and payments.
  • Arranges required permits and reservations for the Parade & Rally.
  • This position reports to the Vice-President, Programming.

Forks Festival Director

  • Responsible for the planning and execution of the annual Festival at the Forks.
  • Acts as the primary contact for the Forks, Manitoba LGBT* Chamber, and all other vendors.
  • Oversees contracts related to the Festival at the Forks.
  • Supervises the Forks Festival team and provides direction for the operations of the Festival.
  • This position reports to the Vice-President, Programming.

Human Resources Director

  • Responsible for the recruiting and selection of members of the organization.
  • Ensures the organization adheres to all organizational policies.
  • Supports a collaborative work environment, based on the concepts of continual improvement.
  • Develops and facilitates on-going training for the Board of Directors.
  • This position reports to the Vice-President, Governance.

Coordinator Opportunities

Accessibility Coordinator

  • Ensures that events planned by the organization meet the accessibility needs of the community.
  • Assists the Safety & Accessibility Director in ensuring that Pride Winnipeg remains a safe and accessible organization.
  • Develops and implements the organization’s accessibility plans.
  • Advises the Board on accessibility best practices and policy.
  • This position report to the Safety & Accessibility Director.

Parade Coordinator

  • Responsible for the planning and execution of the annual Pride Parade, in collaboration with the Parade & Rally Director.
  • Coordinates the parade entry schedule.
  • Acts as a contact point for parade entries.
  • Oversees Parade volunteers, marshals and supervision of the Parade set-up.
  • This position report to the Parade & Rally Director.

Website Coordinator

  • Publishes content and maintains the brand identity of Pride Winnipeg through its websites.
  • Optimizes navigation, increases online presence, and maximizes website traffic through SEO/analytics.
  • Works with the Communications and Marketing team to execute tasks proficiently.
  • Preforms monthly or bi-weekly off-site backup of entire site and database, and manages and maintains all site passwords securely and safely.
  • Cleans, updates, and formats site content, graphics, photos, and other layout elements as needed.
  • Manages hosting account, and domain registrar account.
  • This position report to the Public Relations Director.

Administrative Assistant

  • Assists with the scheduling and coordination of all meetings.
  • Develops and maintains an effective filing systems within SharePoint.
  • Conducts research when requested to do so.
  • Constructs and collaborates on all administrative policies and processes.
  • Meets with individuals, special interest groups and others on behalf of the division.
  • Supports and collaborates with any other administrative volunteers.