Work at R&S


We hope to be able to offer Canada Summer Jobs positions again in 2019.  Our 2018 job postings can be viewed below.

We also hope to receive support in creating the following part-time and contract positions:

Communications Coordinator; Design Coordinator; Artist Hospitality Coordinators(x 2); Concessions Coordinator; Gate and Box Office Coordinators(x 2); Merchandise Coordinators (x 2); Production Coordinator; Venue and Camping Coordinator; Office Manager, Venue Leads( x 2); Festival Office Leads( x 2); First Aid & Security Leads( x 2); Food Lead – Artists & Volunteer; Food Lead – R&S Concessions, Breakfast Leads (x 3); Photographer and Videographer.  River & Sky will also hire Ontario-based security, first-aid and production technicians.

The establishment of two, one-year internships is another growth goal for R&S.  We want to meet with graduates from cultural and event management programs and other related fields of study.


2018 Canada Summer Jobs Positions:

Camping Specialists ~ Web Development ~ Volunteer Development ~ Communications

River & Sky Music/Camping Festival is hiring summer students. We are looking for students who have a passion for indie music, event planning, building community, and the Northeastern Ontario outdoors.  Funding for the positions is through Canada Summer Jobs so candidates need to be students currently enrolled and returning to school in the Fall.

Camping Specialists – 2 positions

  • You may be studying Outdoor Education, Environmental Landscape Management, Landscape Architecture/Design, or Horticulture and definitely enjoy working in the outdoors in a forest environment.
  • You live in the riding of Nickel Belt (Sudbury North or Sudbury East including West Nipissing) and would work at our festival venue in the community of Field in West Nipissing.
  • As part of this job you will be working with the Venue Lead & the Director to plan, develop and build glamping structures and sites; improve other campsites as well as trails; and assist during the festival weekend providing our audience with a quality camping experience.  Involves physical labour and working outdoors.

Web Development – 1 position

  • You may be studying computer science, web development, multimedia studies, or graphic design and have a passion for web development.
  • You live in the riding of Sudbury and would work primarily out of the Sudbury River & Sky office.
  • As part of your job, you would help us maintain and improve our current WordPress site; develop a new WordPress site based on accessible design, and potentially develop a point of sale system for use during the festival.

Event Management/Volunteer Development – 1 position

  • You may be studying Arts Administration, Event Management, Public Relations, Liberal Arts, or Human Resources and enjoy bringing out the best in people.
  • You live in the riding of Sudbury and would primarily work out of the Sudbury River & Sky office.
  • As part of your job you would work with the Volunteer Coordinator and Festival Director to recruit, train, and track volunteers and volunteer activity using and Google sheets.

Communications – 1 position

  • You may be studying Liberal Arts, Public Relations, or Journalism and have strong writing and multimedia skills.
  • You live in the riding of Sudbury and would primarily work out of the Sudbury River & Sky office.
  • As part of your job, you would write media releases and advisories; develop social media and web content; take photos and shoot short videos; interview artists and volunteers; and other communications related work to telling the River & Sky story.   

Start date for all positions is June 4th, 2018.  $14.50/hour – 30 hours/week for 8 weeks.

Canada Summer Jobs provides funding to not-for-profit organizations, public-sector employers and small businesses with 50 or fewer full-time employees to create summer job opportunities for young people aged 15 to 30 years who are full-time students intending to return to their studies in the next school year.

To apply: Upload your cover letter and resume as one combined file – with the Job Title, your name and your riding/location included in the file name i.e. Jay_Woods_WebDev_Sudbury.pdf.  Be sure to also include the name of the position you are interested in and why you would like to work with R&S in your resume/cover.  We will accept resumes until May 18th at 4 p.m.