SFU Public Square is looking for 15 skilled volunteer note-takers

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SFU Public Square is seeking volunteer support for three of our Community Summit events. Volunteer roles range from facilitation to note-taking, and general event support. Please see below for more details.

Connected Local Economies
When: Monday, September 30th
Volunteer Commitment – 5:00pm-11:00pm
Location: 500 Granville, Segal Building
Volunteer Role: Facilitation
Contact: kate_publicsq@sfu.ca

Volunteers will be facilitating small breakout activities that run for at least one hour. The remainder of the time will be spent doing general event set-up, take down and reviewing the dialogue findings with the note-taker.

Please note that additional direction will be provided for facilitators. Contact our volunteer outreach coordinator for more information: kate_publicsq@sfu.ca

An Evening With Robert Reich
When: Thursday, October 3rd
Location: Vancouver Orpheum Theatre, 844 Granville Street
Volunteer Commitment: 4:00pm-11:00pm

Volunteer Roles: General event support, registration table, box-office

Contact: kate_publicsq@sfu.ca

This is a sold out show! Robert Reich is one of the world’s leading thinkers about work and the economy. Now Chancellor’s Professor of Public Policy at the University of California at Berkeley, he has served under three national administrations, most recently as Secretary of Labor under Bill Clinton. He also served on President Barack Obama’s economic transition advisory board. In 2008, TIME magazine named him one of the ten most successful cabinet secretaries of the past century.

Anna Maria Tremonti, of CBC Radio One’s The Current, will join us and act as our moderator.

Forum on BC’s Economy
When: Friday, October 4th
Location: 580 West Hastings
Volunteer Commitment: 7:30am- 4:30pm
Volunteer Role: Note-taker
Contact: mark_publicsq@sfu.ca

SFU Public Square is looking for 15 skilled volunteer note-takers for a special Forum on BC’s Economy on Friday, Oct. 4th. At this forum, 100-150 provincial and municipal decision-makers, key business, non-profit, civil society, environmental, and First Nation leaders, will come together in a deliberative dialogue on BC’s economic future.

This will be an all-day commitment. The session is from 8:30 to 4:30, and will require a 30 minute orientation at 7:30 am before the event start. The full agenda will be available shortly, but you will be note-taking for small round-table discussions. For those that are interested, please send Mark Friesen an e-mail at: mark_publicsq@sfu.ca. Please also indicate if you have ever taken meeting notes or minutes before, and indicate when and for what type of function.

More information about the Community Summit can be found here: http://www.sfu.ca/publicsquare/community-summit/2013summit.html

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