Open Positions

Why Join Us?

This opportunity is beneficial to your career development as it might trigger the start of a career path you have never thought of! We are only anticipating an hour of commitment each week along with a bi-weekly meeting for one and a half hours. Ultimately, working with PATA Capilano University Student Chapter, you will be involved in a number of developments that pushes for responsible and sustainable tourism.

Requirements

Please note that no previous experience is necessary! Although it is an asset, we welcome ALL skill levels. The only requirement is that you are a Capilano University student.

Meetings

We have weekly/biweekly meetings that all members are requested to attend. These meetings are based around that semester’s member availability and will be determined at the beginning of each semester

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General Members

We are always looking for General Members! General members are champions of sustainable and responsible tourism, helping to support the various subcommittees of our student chapter! Through this role you will assist us in any way that interests you. This role is a great way for first year students in particular to make new friends while getting experience in a field of your choosing. This role can be tailored to your specific interests. Contact us for further information!

Communications

Director of Communications

The communications team manages all aspects of internal and external communication between the faculty and students within Capilano University. The team is often in contact with the Pacific Asia Travel Association headquarters, and they ensure that the executive team promotes and abides by the mission statement and values associated with the university, Pacific Asia Travel Association, and the United Nations World Tourism Organization. Duties include but are not limited to writing press releases and facilitating media materials.  

  • Prepare press releases for both internal and external distribution.
  • Create press releases regarding events, initiatives, and contests held by the chapter.
  • Facilitate the creation of media materials.
  • Create presentation materials and documents for PATA HQ.

Communications Assistant

We’re looking for a CapU Student to join our team as a Communications Assistant. As the Communications Assistant, you will report to the Director of Communications. With this volunteer position, you will gain essential skills in public relations and have a valuable resume builder! The Communications Assistant will assist with the following:

  • Prepare press releases for both internal and external distribution.
  • Create press releases regarding events, initiatives, and contests held by the chapter.
  • Facilitate the creation of media materials.
  • Create presentation materials and documents for PATA HQ.

Secretary

We’re looking for a CapU Student to join our team as our Secretary. As the Secretary, you will be in charge of recording the minutes for every meeting, taking attendance, and keeping the team on track with the agenda. The secretary will assist with the following:

  • Support the executive team with planning and organizing the chapter’s activities and initiatives.
  • Prepare the meeting agenda for team collaboration.
  • Record the minutes and attendance at each meeting as well as upload them to our team software.
  • Oversee the email account.

Events

Director of Events

The Director of Events is involved with all aspects of event management including development, organization, and promotion. With support from the Marketing team, the Director of Events will regularly communicate with partners and stakeholders to ensure events will run smoothly. The Director of Events will assist with the following:

  • Develop potential events through collaboration with the chapter.
  • Work with the UN SDG’s to create event concepts that align with the chapter’s initiatives.
  • Organize and coordinate event logistics.

Event Coordinator

The Event Coordinator assists with all event related duties as outlined by the Director of Events. The Event Coordinator will help coordinate the event’s development, organization, and promotion. The Event Coordinator will assist with the following:

  • Assist in the development of potential events through collaboration with the chapter.
  • Work with the UN SDG’s to help create event concepts that align with the chapter’s initiatives.
  • Coordinate event logistics as required by the Director of Events.

IT

Director of IT

We’re looking for a CapU Student to join our team as our IT Director. As the Director of IT, you will continuously update the features of the website using the WordPress software and design a functional layout. You will collaborate with the entire team to edit it as per their feedback to design an effective website experience for the business and its viewers. With this volunteer position, you will gain essential skills in web design and have a valuable resume builder!

  • Collaborate to elevate our online content to reach a larger audience.
  • Generate thoughtful and meaningful content in accordance with PATA’s goals.
  • Keep our website up to date with current content.
  • Partake in initiatives, activities and meetings.
  • Plan and implement ongoing website development tasks.
  • Investigate and resolve any technical issues.

Marketing

Graphic Designer

We’re looking for a student to join our team as a Graphic Designer. In this position, you will continuously assist with updating our social media and website design. You will collaborate with the entire team to edit it as per their feedback to design an effective experience for our chapter and its followers. With this volunteer position, you will gain essential skills in graphic design and have a valuable resume builder!

  • Prepares work to be accomplished by gathering information and materials
  • Illustrates concept by designing rough layout copy regarding arrangement, size, type size and style, and related aesthetic concepts
  • Obtain approval of concepts by submitting rough layout for approval
  • Prepare and complete final layouts through Canva
  • Maintain technical knowledge by attending design workshops; reviewing professional publications; participating in professional societies.
  • Contribute to a team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.