Fall Raffle

Kootenay Co-op Radio is having a fall raffle, with some great prizes, 

-one movie/week for 48 weeks donated by The Civic Theatre, 

-a zipline trip for 2 people donated by Kokanee Mountain Zipline  

-plane ride for 3 people donated by the Nelson Pilots Association  

-beautiful hand-made quilt donated by Susan Foot

Birthday Celebration Coordinator Contract

Contract date: September 12th to Dec 9th, 2016*

The Kootenay Co-op Radio Birthday Event Coordinator will help KCR celebrate 15 years of radio history by working with the ad hoc birthday team to plan and execute three major community enhancement events


  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Extremely organized and reliable
  • Excellent volunteer management and people skills
  • Effective multi-tasker
  • Resourceful, and solution-oriented
  • Proven success with event planning

Work with the ad hoc birthday committee/other project staff to plan and execute three major community enhancement events to mark Kootenay Co-op Radio’s 15th birthday.

  1. The 5th Annual Kootenay Music Awards (KMAs) late November, 2016. Tasks related to the KMAs will include:
  • Reporting on event
  • Managing event
  • Supervising event volunteers
  • Booking performing artists
  • Liaising with award venue
  • Contacting and liaising with event audio/visual and other event support
  • Contacting, liaising with, and supervising the award selection panelists
  • Work with the Programming and Volunteer Coordinator to promote KMAs on KCR’s airwaves by creating an on air promo and coordinating a strategy to get participating artists played live or taped on KCR
  • Work with the Community Outreach coordinator and website designer to publicise the KMAs
  1. An independent media celebration featuring a public lecture by David Barsamian, creator and host of the weekly public affairs program, Alternative Radio, planned for late October, 2016. The BCC will work in a supporting role with the event producer and may carry out small practical tasks related to the event.
  1. A community gathering to bring together community members, volunteers past and present, and KCR members, sponsors and listeners, to celebrate KCR’s last 15 years on the air. This event will be organized in cooperation with the ad hoc birthday celebration team, and will feature historic displays,  photos, and a volunteer awards component (early December, 2016). The BCC will attend birthday team meetings and work as part of the team that will:
  • Assist Programming Committee and birthday team with organizing the volunteer awards
  • Coordinate necessary sound and visual equipment for the event
  • Assist birthday team with event publicity
  • Find and organizing a venue for the event
  • Plan community gathering event
  • Ensure that written post-event assessments are completed/submitted to the KCR Personnel Committee


  • $2,500 honorarium

*(contract involves the planning and execution of three events over a period of time, so individual engaged must be available for the entire time period specified and will be paid after successful completion of project)

Job Description can be found HERE

KCR is Hiring

KCR is hiring a Programming and Volunteer Coordinator

Deadline to apply: Wed, September 7th, 6pm

The Programming and Volunteer Coordinator, in collaboration with the Programming Committee, supports the people and oversees the content of programming on Kootenay Co‐op Radio.

Responsibilities include:

-Oversee the daily logistics of on-air programming and the training, supervision and evaluation of volunteers /programmers

-Ensure regulatory compliance and programming diversity at KCR

-Organize special events and special programming, as required.

Skills and knowledge sought:

-Strong knowledge of Co-op Structures, working with a Board of Directors, Committees and a membership base

-Knowledge of the campus and community radio sector in Canada, including relevant CRTC regulations

-Some knowledge of best practices in radio programming

-Excellent communication, organization, and time management skills

-Strong community networking skills and the ability to foster collaboration

-Understands competencies needed for leadership, management and coordination

-Highly proficient with computers, music/studio equipment and technology


Job Decription available at : http://kootenaycoopradio.com/pdf/kcr-prog-vol-coord-jd-2016.pdf

Terms: 24 hours/ week, 26 week term 

Start: Mid September

How to apply: Send resume and cover letter by email only to: by Sept 7, 2016. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Request for Proposal: Accounting/Bookkeeping Services

Kootenay Cooperative Radio is requesting proposals from bookkeeping firms and qualified individuals to perform accounting and bookkeeping services beginning Sept 15, 2016, with an annual contract agreement.  
You can find the Request for Proposal HERE


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