Executive Assistant, Operations & Marketing

This is a part-time student position for six months; the applicant should provide proof of student status and enrolment. Unfortunately, no international students will be considered due to the limitations of the subsidy for this position. A Latin American background is desirable.

VLACC is the Vancouver Latin American Cultural Centre, a nonprofit organization established in 2012 in Vancouver, B.C., that celebrates cultural diversity by sharing Latin American culture with all.

We offer the opportunity to learn more about Latin American arts and culture, make new friends, contribute to the community, and have a wonderful time doing it!

Most of our programs are presented in English, and admission is often free. Our activities encompass concerts, visual arts, author readings and discussions, youth and kids activities, choral singing and more. Our dream of a Latin American Cultural Centre in Vancouver gets closer every day! We are working on building a physical hub for Latin American artists and audiences, to celebrate the increasing importance of the Latin American community in Canada.

Our mission is to contribute to the education and cultural legacy of all Canadians by exploring and sharing a deeper understanding of Latin American arts and cultures. Learn more at www.vlacc.ca


The Executive Assistant, Operations & Marketing, works under the guidance of the Executive Director and closely with the Operations Coordinator to support the operational, planning, and administrative functions of VLACC’s programming, upkeep of tracking documents, supporting fundraising and marketing actions and reports.


•High school degree.
•Experience in working or volunteering in arts and culture events is desirable.
• Capable to interact with respect and kindness in a diverse environment.
• Customer service experience is desirable.
• A knowledge of Spanish and/or Portuguese is desirable.
• A background and interest in Latin American arts and cultures is desirable.
• Proficiency using Google Workspace. Other desirable software and applications’ knowledge: Asana, Square, Canva, Eventbrite, SurveyMonkey, WordPress, Flickr, Adobe Suite, CRM database.

•The Executive Assistant works by task on a range of projects, including fundraising, research, event planning, copy editing, marketing, and digital development. Tasks are usually administrative and can be done from home or from the VLACC office at 1885 Venables St, Vancouver.
• Assists in the delivery of online programs and a few in-person programs in Vancouver and metropolitan area.
• Conducts research and creates reports on various topics based on the needs of the E.D.
• Represents VLACC in meetings
• Keeps important information and documents organized physically and electronically.
• Keeps calendars up-to-date, including scheduling meetings and sending reminders. Takes meetings’ notes, generates tasks from notes.

This is a student position; the applicant should provide proof of student status and enrolment. Sorry, no international students dues to the constraints of the subsidy.


This position is a 6-month contract, from August 1st, 2022, to January 31st, 2023
20 hours per week.
$18 per hour on payroll (bi-weekly payment)
Hybrid in-person/remote position. Availability for working some evenings and weekends is desirable.

The deadline for applications is Monday, July 10th, 2022.

Please submit your résumé by email to Executive Director Lili Vieira de Carvalho at lili@vlacc.ca. No need for a cover letter; a quick introduction by email would be appreciated. All candidates will be contacted with an update on their submission by July 17th.

VLACC is committed to upholding the values of equity, diversity, and inclusion in our performing, learning, volunteering and work environments. We welcome applicants who will work respectfully and constructively with differences between a broad spectrum of staff and members of the community.

We encourage applications from candidates with a broad range of backgrounds, including age, race, ethnicity, indigeneity, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, class, and ability. A Latin American background is desirable.