Event Day Jobs

About TEDx 

In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TED has created a program called TEDx. TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At our TEDxAbbotsford event, live speakers will spark deep discussion and connection. individual TEDx events, including ours, are volunteer-led and self-organized.


About TEDxAbbotford

This will be TEDxAbbotsford's third event. We have steadily grown over the last few years and are very excited about this year's event! TEDxAbbotsford was started by a family of Abbotsfordian (and a swissite) who wanted to make a difference in our community.

This is your chance to join the movement of inspiration and change.

Event Day - Speakers Assistant       

Event Day Team


Full event day 10-12 Hours, plus the week before the event 



Position Summary:

Its the big day and it takes a lot of dedicated volunteers to pull it off. On event day we need specific volunteers as well as general volunteers. As the speaker assistant, you will help the lead with whatever tasks need doing, from general tasks to assisting speakers. 



Responsibilities of this role include but are not limited to:

  • Running tasks

  • Typing up scripts

  • Running through lines with speakers

  • Micing up speakers

  • Handling speaker stage needs

  • Keeping the speakers on the timeline

  • Communication with team members

  • Attending TEDx meeting when needed

  • An estimated 10 - 12 hours of work event day plus the week prior 



The ideal candidate will be proactive with excellent communication skills.

  • Work well as a team

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Organized



TEDxAbbotsford values their volunteers and a few ways we like to show it are:

  • A unique and exciting work environment 

  • A great way to connect and network

  • Gain valuable skills and experience

  • Get volunteer hours

  • Thank you party after the event

  • TEDx volunteer certificate

  • Team merch


To Apply

To apply, please fill out the form attached here.




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The event is organized under the Canada Pacific Foundation for Science, Technology & Innovation