Experience Team 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.

Experience Team Assistant        

Experience Team


2 - 8 Hours/Week



Position Summary:

A huge part of creating an amazing conference is making sure the attendee's experience is seamless, enjoyable, and guarantees that attendees become engaged with our TEDx community. As part of the experience and design team for TEDxAbbotsford you will work on the logistics and action in visualizing, designing and creating an imaginative and visually appealing venue, parties and all-round experience for our attendees, speakers, sponsors, and volunteers. 



Responsibilities of this role include but are not limited to:

  • Assist with event planning needs

  • Idea generation

  • Assist in venue layout and design

    • Stage

    • Reception area

    • Food table 

    • Partner promotion

    • Interactive exhibit creation

    • Speaker/volunteer room  

  • Extended events such as Canada Day and Berryfest booths

  • Attending a monthly meeting with the entire TEDxTeam

  • An estimated 5-12 hours of work/week depending on the timeline



The ideal candidate will be creative, proactive, and have excellent management skills.

  • Experience in management and leadership

  • Experience in event planning

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Can stick to a timeline

  • Highly creative



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

  • Team get-togethers (Which means free food and drinks!)

  • Monthly Prizes

  • 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