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 Managers and Coordinators.

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

Vice-President, Finance

  • Contributes to the development of Pride Winnipeg’s strategic goals and objectives, as well as the overall management of the Organization.
  • Advises leadership on financial budgeting, cash flow, and financial policy matters.
  • Oversees the bookkeeping functions, including maintenance of the general ledger, accounts payable and accounts receivable.
  • Develops and maintains financial accounting systems for cash management, accounts payable, accounts receivable, credit control and petty cash.
  • Effectively communicates and presents critical financial matters at Board of Directors and Finance committee meetings.
  • This position reports to the President.

Vice-President, Marketing

  • Develops and maintains the Organizations Integrated Communication and Marketing Plan.
  • Conducts ongoing market analysis through surveys, focus groups, and other market research initiatives.
  • Provides advise and guidance on community demand for programming and products.
  • Reviews and tracks various marketing metrics to ensure marketing activities are meeting goals and targets.
  • Ensures branding is consistent throughout all marketing activities and external communications.
  • This position reports to the President.

Parade & Rally Director

  • Ensures that all participants in the Rally & Parade are safe and secure.
  • Collects registrations and manages parade entry fees and payments.
  • Arranges required permits and reservations for the Parade & Rally.
  • This position reports to the Vice-President, Programming.

Public Relations Director

  • Creates, implements and measures the success of a comprehensive communications and public relations program.
  • Ensures articulation of Organization’s desired image and position, assures consistent communication of image and position throughout the Organization, and assures communication of image and position to all constituencies, both internal and external,
  • Maintains, operates and manages the Organization’s website and eNewsletter, and takes the lead on Organization editorial content for the website, social media postings and publications.
  • Coordinates media interest in the Organization and ensure regular contact with target media and appropriate response to media requests.
  • Acts as the Organization’s representative with the media when the President is unavailable.
  • This position reports to the Vice-President, Stakeholder Relations.

Coordinator Opportunities

Social Media Coordinator

  • Maintains the Organization’s online presence through various social media platforms.
  • Designs posts to actively encourage visitor curiosity and engagement.
  • Plans and develops a posting schedule.
  • This position reports to the Public Relations 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.

Executive 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 Officer.
  • Supports and collaborates with any other administrative volunteers.