Roles and responsibilities of Events Chairs

-      This position will be held by two students 

-      Oversee the committees work on all events outside of Nutrition Month, including Professional Development events

-      Assist in implementing annual fundraiser event

-      Collaborate with other University of Manitoba student groups whenever possible

-      Brainstorm and plan new events, when applicable

-    Ensure that events do not interfere with Nutrition Month activities (during the month of March)

-    Bridge gaps between community organizations and Outreach Chairs

-    Hold regular Events team meetings

Roles and responsibilities of Events Committee members

The Events Committee must consist of the following positions (non-executive)

  • Educational Workshops Coordinators (2 people)

    • Planning Speechcraft (not scheduled for 2020-2021 year due to COVID-19)

    • Organize educational workshops inclusive of but not exclusive to:

      • HAES Workshop 

      • Cultural Safety Workshop  

      • Food Photography Workshop

      • Internship Information Night  

        • If this position is not filled by two people, the two events chairs will assist with the planning of these workshops

  • Social Events Planners & Fundraisers (2 people)

    • Organize social events to bring the FHNS student body together     

    • Plan monthly NECO get-togethers (Meetups, potlucks, bowling, etc.) if conditions permit

    • Organize bake sales, and other fundraising events 

    • Collaborate with HNSC 4140 class to create a yearly cookbook (funds will be donated to a designated charity) 

  • Outreach Leads (2 people)

    • Create community-based opportunities for FHNS students that are nutrition/health-related

    • Establish working relationships with community-based organizations 

    • Collaboration with community programs 

    • Annual outreach events including but not limited to:

      • Art City cooking class 

      • Food Matters Manitoba Holiday Dinner 

      • Boys and Girls Club Family Fun Day nutrition education booth  

  • Professional Networking Coordinator (1 person)

    • Plan Food and HNS Student Orientation (held in September, conditions permitting) 

    • Plan ‘Interprofessional Mixer’ event (Winter Term, conditions permitting)

    • Facilitate other opportunities to create connections between students and professionals both in person and over online platforms

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