Event/Front Desk/Food Bank Staff - Seneca@York Campus

Part Time - Start April 1

Key Responsibilities

  • Hosting in-person and online events, including emceeing events
  • Report on events (costs, attendees, etc.)
  • Communicate with internal and external clients
  • Coordinate all events and campaigns with direction from the Operations Managers
  • Ensure that all logistics for public events are being handled, including online platform set up, checklists, audio/vision requirements, etc.)
  • Collaborate on events, workshops and resources where possible with external vendors and other Seneca Services
  • Meet regularly with Operations Managers to review the budget
  • Develop and maintain contacts with relevant organizations/ departments/ services/ programs/etc. on and off-campus
  • Maintain an updated and tentative schedule of on-campus events and collaborate wherever possible to cross-promote while cooperating with other stakeholders
  • Work with Marketing Team to ensure posters and banners are made/distributed/posted
  • Update all internal communications (Outlook, emails, etc.)
  • Adhere to SSF and Seneca College Policies, Seneca College Code of Conduct
  • Adhering to event safety standards
  • Ensure excellent levels of customer service
  • Dispense helpful information to attendees
  • Must be flexible to work all hours of the days and weekends


  • Outstanding organizational skills
  • Diligence and attention to detail
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and a friendly demeanour
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • High energy levels
  • Public Speaking
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Ability to perform under stressful situations
  • Excellent multitasking ability
  • Conflict management skill
  • Familiarity with online platforms (Zoom, Webex, Teams)
  • Excellent Word, Excel, and PowerPoint knowledge


  • Must be currently enrolled in a full-time Seneca College program
  • Must reside in Ontario
  • Must have a valid Social Insurance Number
  • Must have an account with a Canadian bank

Learning Outcomes
Through the work experience gained in this role, by the end of their term, the Event Staff will be able to:

  1. Analyze the impact of cultural and experiential differences on organizational objectives, operations, and practices.
  2. Develop strategies to build positive personal and professional, group and network relationships.
  3. Analyze issues, risks, and limitations, and collaborate with diverse groups and interests to reach consensus and create opportunities. 
  4. Understand the importance of supporting integrative diversity, inclusive groups and effective communication from an operational and manager’s perspective.
  5. Develop proficiency in understanding and implementing effective strategies in communication, management, negotiation, and operations. 

Essential Employability Skills

  • Respond to written, spoken, or visual messages in a manner that ensures transparent, effective, and timely communication.
  • Interact with others in groups or teams in ways that contribute to effective working relationships and the achievement of goals.
  • Use critical thinking skills to anticipate and solve problems.
  • Interact with others in groups or teams to support effective coordination and contribute to effective working relationships and the achievement of goals.
  • Manage the use of time and other resources to complete projects.
  • Take responsibility for one’s actions, decisions, and consequences.

Deadline to apply for this position is March 22, at 5pm.

Only successful candidates will be invited for an interview.