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Uhuru Health Fair Program and Stage Assistant

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N2U Volunteer Brigade

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Position Title:Uhuru Health Festival Program from the Stage and Stage Manager

Summary of Qualifications: As a member of the Program Committee the Uhuru Health Festival Program from the Stage and Stage Manager leads the 9am -5pm program from the stage

Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for:

  • Leads the team that coordinates the program including the stage manager, the assistant stage manager, time keeper, DJ, sound people and volunteers
  • Fills all needed positions and trains the team
  • Works with assistant to reach out to performers, speakers, exercise leaders, and other program participants to consolidate the program on the timeline set by APEDF.
  • Develops POA for the program from the stage
  • Reports weekly to the Mass APEDF Committee and the Program Committee
  • Makes sure materials ie letters and contracts and the database are in place
  • Produces the schedule for the day in writing for the booklet, the blog and a placard for the day of the event
  • Gets the bios, photos and videos of program participants and posts them on the blog, works with the social media team to promote the participants and the festival
  • Wins performers to endorse, promote the Health Festival to their base, cosponsor, take out ads, come to meetings
  • Coordinates contracts for performers and consolidates their sound needs
  • Coordinates give backs for performers and makes sure they are given out during the day
  • Deals with sound and any stage logistics during the day
  • Keeps the event running on time and smoothly, solves any problems
  • Introduces performers to the MCs during the day
  • Gives pertinent announcements to the MCs
  • Builds and deepens relationships with program contacts, makes sure thank yous go out and all participants have a good experience with APEDF
  • If we revert to the rain date, coordinates with the stage manager assistant to contact all performers speakers etc.
  • Updates database with new contacts any issues or changes

  • Follow-Up:
  • Pulls together with program committee to sum up and complete the report on each event noting any outstanding issues
  • Make sure database is updated, new program contacts added

Knowledge, Skills, and Other Characteristics:

  • Ability to work in excel, google drive or other program for program database, lists
  • Hands on leader who helps others be successful
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work well with the public and be personable with all volunteers, team leaders, and program contacts
  • Ability to uphold the policies and procedures of OAON Markets in a firm, non-liberal but flexible way
  • Works collaboratively, team player


  • Access to a personal vehicle a plus but not mandatory

Physical Requirements:

  • Includes but are not limited to walking and standing for long periods of time outside in different weather conditions.

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About N2U Volunteer Brigade


832 N Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19130, US

Mission Statement

The African People's Education & Defense Fund (APEDF) develops and institutionalizes programs to defend the human and civil rights of the African community, and to address the grave disparities in education, health, healthcare, and economic development faced by African people.


APEDF is a black community-led non-profit that addresses the needs and interests of African people. African communities in the U.S. experience the highest rates of poverty, homelessness, unemployment and curable diseases. The African community faces the shortest life expectancy, attends under-resourced schools and lives in substandard housing.

Advocacy & Human Rights
Health & Medicine


We'll work with your schedule.


Multiple locations Philadelphia, PA 19102



  • Administrative Support
  • Program Management
  • Stage Management


  • Group


  • 5-10 hours weekly

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