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Job Opportunities


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The Georgian Bay Folk Society (GBFS) is seeking applications for two (2) summer positions.

Applicants must be students returning to full-time studies in the fall of 2018. These positions will run from June 11th – August 20th, 2018 working flexible hours ranging from 16 – 32 hours @ week.

The successful applicants will work under the direction of the Artistic Director and the General Manager

to fulfill various duties including but not limited to:


  • Artistic Director’s Assistant
  • Coordinating, collecting and managing logistics and information related to performer orientation packages and accommodations.
  • Liaising with performers, hospitality volunteers and technical crews.
  • Co-managing social media accounts and promotions.
  • Distributing promotional materials.
  • Other tasks as assigned within the GBFS office.


  • General Manager’s Assistant
  • Assist with festival logistics, planning, purchasing and marketing.
  • Assist with volunteer management, volunteer registration and crew placement.
  • Office reception, customer service, data processing, filing, etc.
  • Distribution of marketing materials.
  • Other tasks as assigned within the GBFS office.


The successful applicants will:

  • be highly motivated, organized, self-motivated and flexible.
  • be fully fluent and literate in English.
  • have a strong, working knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet software(Mac/HP)
  • be familiar with various social media platforms.
  • be comfortable working and communicating with volunteers, members of the public and the GBFS team.
  • have a valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle, if needed.
  • be passionate about music and work well in a fast-changing and busy environment.


Preference will be given to applicants who:

  • are bilingual.
  • have previous event coordination experience.
  • have a vehicle.


The Georgian Bay Folk Society is an equal opportunity employer.  We encourage all interested applicants to submit resumes with cover letters electronically to with the subject line being either ‘AD Assistant’ or ‘GM Assistant’ before May 25th, 2018.  Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.  Thank you

Ist annual Summerfolk Golf Tournament

Ist Annual Summerfolk Singing’ and swinging’ Golf Tournament


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Saturday, June 23 1 PM

Join us at Stonetree Golf and Fitness for our 1st Annual Festival Golf Tournament.

Entry fee includes

-Cart and course fees ( 18 Holes)

-Dinner ( roasted Chicken or vegetarian)

-Live Entertainment throughout

-Silent and Live Auctions

… and more

Course Prizes

-Individual and Team prizes

-Four (4) Mulligans per team

-Longest Drive ( Male/Female)

-Closest to the Pin ( male/Female)

… and more

Sponsorship Opportunities


-To complimentary Golf Teams ( 8 Players)

-Name and logo appear as sponsor @ event

-One hole sponsorship

Silver- $550

-One complimentary golf team(4 Players)

-one hole sponsorship

Bronze- $100

-One hole sponsorship

Registration/payment options

-Team registration ( 4 players) – 500

-Individual Registration- $125

Registrations online

or by calling 519-371-2995

GBFS Annual General Meeting – March 20th

The 2016 GBFS Annual General Meeting will take place March 20th from 10am-12 Noon at the Harmony Centre in Owen Sound.

As a volunteer run nonprofit, the Georgian Bay Folks Society is governed by and relies on community supporters.  The Annual General Meeting is your chance to help set the course of the organization. On March 20th we’ll review the annual reports, elect new board members, and chat about the future.

All  current voting members of the GBFS are welcome. To become a voting member visit the office or call 519-371-2995 for more information.  Applications for new board members are also being accepted.



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