The Saskatchewan Writers’ Guild (SWG) seeks an Onsite Retreat Coordinator (ORC) for the Summer 2019 SWG Writers/Artists retreats. These retreats will include a Facilitated Retreat from July 12-19, 2019 and two weeks of regular retreats from July 19-August 2, 2019. All retreats will be held at St. Peter’s Abbey in Muenster, SK. The ORC ensures the effective operation and delivery of the Saskatchewan Writers/Artists Retreat Program. The Coordinator is responsible for the onsite management of the retreats, liaising with the SWG’s Executive Director and the Program Manager and with the participants.
The Coordinator’s demonstrated skills and experiences will include supervision, human resources, and the ability to lead. The ORC will be an outstanding communicator with the ability to work collaboratively across a diverse cultural community. Knowledge of writers and the writing community, local and national, is an asset.
Compensation will be discussed during the candidate’s interview.
•Provide strong leadership and supervision
•Troubleshoot and mediate
•Participate and support in the effective delivery of the onsite portion of the retreats program
•Evaluate and report on the retreat experience
•Contribute and collaborate with other SWG staff and stakeholders
•Liaise with the staff at St. Peter’s Abbey
•Maintain and sustain connections with the local community
The successful Coordinator will be required to provide their own vehicle, as driving retreat participants may be required.
If you feel you have the experience and background that would make you a competitive candidate for this position, please submit your application to: