Seeking a Volunteer Coordinator


Love music, fun, community radio and volunteering as much as we do at CJMP?

Lucky day — Powell River Community Radio is seeking a Volunteer Coordinator !

Love helping people find their voice? We are also looking a dynamic, dedicated, energetic individual who can take on the position of Volunteer Coordinator as well as Volunteers.

CJMP’s Volunteer Coordinator’s primary duty would be to grow our volunteer community by — HAVING FUN! 

We see a Volunteer Coordinator working in partnership with CJMP Staff to:

~  Coordinate and organize events promoting CJMP as a great place to volunteer
~  Maintain a database of volunteer information e.g. progress, achievements
~  Develop and revise volunteer job descriptions
~  Liaise with student and community groups to recruit a diverse group of volunteers
~  Run regular volunteer orientation sessions
~  Promote CJMP in the community
~  Develop and organize volunteer recognition initiatives
~  Develop and organize fundraising initiatives

An awesome CJMP Volunteer Coordinator will have a well-rounded skillset including:
2. The ability to be a self-directed worker or a rockin’ team player as needed
4. A love of fundraising & working in a volunteer-driven environment
5. Strong research, communication & time management skills
6. The ability to train volunteers from diverse backgrounds within an anti-oppressive framework
7. Computer skills including familiarity with creating and maintaining documents, wiki’s & blogs.
8. Have some knowledge of CJMP’s listening community & a basic familiarity/interest in Campus/Community radio

Time Commitment:  2-3 hours per week

How to Apply:
Please submit your resume and cover letter attention: Station Manager at

Successful applicants will be contacted by email and invited in for an informal interview. No calls please!

Please note: this is an unpaid position.

Who we are:

CJMP is a listener-supported community radio station. As a non-profit alternative to mainstream media, we engage, educate, entertain, challenge, and provide community access to the airwaves. Our vision is to engage and help produce an informed, creative, active and open community with CJMP-FM as its hub. In other words, CJMP is at the centre of a creative alternative media maelstrom. What fun!

Please read our full Mission/Vision/Purposes Statement here.





NEW LIVE SHOW! “Frequency Downshifting” Wednesdays 3-5 pm

Frequency Downshifting LIVE Wednesdays 3-5 pm on CJMP 90.1FM Powell River Community Radio
(Surf-Rock, Blues, Rockabilly, Rock & Roll and Beach Vibes)
Trevor-Travis just recently splashed-down upon our shores after a 3 year tour of Space. While on his expedition Trevor (aka Capita Pooley) found the time to record a weekly radio program, “The Space Cadets” which aired Tuesday afternoons on CHLY 101.7fm Radio Malaspina in Nanaimo. Trevor-Travis moved to Tofino in 2005 to become a surfer, but it turns out he was not very good in the water and his true passion resided in the Surf-Rock sound. After recently retiring from “The Space Cadet” program he has returned to EARTH and settled into Powell River in search of the “Endless Summer”.


Order up an ‘Evergreen’ PSA (Public Service Announcement) for your Org! (FREE)


Community Engagement is a both a big part of Powell River Community Radio Society’s radio license, and also very much in line with our purposes and values. We invite community groups, whether or not incorporated, whose mandate is to provide services or to organize events for the benefit of the community, and which does not divide profits among shareholders or other interested parties to request an “evergreen” Public Service Announcements (PSAs), produced free of charge.

“Evergreen PSAs” are non-changing and not for specific events, but for the organization, generally (i.e. there is no start or end date when the PSA must be removed). Only 1 free PSA (15 or 30 seconds long) may be produced by CJMP. Note that  there are accompanying fees only if changes are ever required to the evergreen PSA. You can always ask that a PSA be removed, free of charge.

“But I just want to advertise an even my group is holding!” Great! Then visit our event submission page (yes, that is free too).

Fill in the form here to get the process started toward your FREE 15 second or 30 second evergreen Public Service Announcement (PSA) to promote your organization. Want US to write your “evergreen” PSA script? Sure! Just email



First Credit Union & Insurance “Tops the Tower” with CJMP!

Special thanks this month go out to Powell River’s First Credit Union and Insurance. Since becoming a station sponsor First Credit Union has helped CJMP raise almost $1500 for our Top the Tower Campaign.

CJMP was blown away by First Credit Union and Insurance generous spirit. Thank you First Credit Union for all you do from raising funds for us at your Jeans Day, donating proceeds from concession sales from this year’s Theatre Under the Stars to presenting us with a generously big cheque.

Special thanks also to volunteers from Powell River Women’s Punk Rock Choir who stomped out in force to help out at Theatre Under the Stars as well as Powell River Regional District manager of emergency services Ryan Thoms who helped us spread the word about CJMP’s emergency broadcast system.


Powell River Fire Rescue Car Wash

Thank you to Powell River Fire Rescue for helping CJMP raise over $450 for our Top the Tower Campaign (Photo Credit: Galen Muma)

Thank you to Powell River Fire Rescue for helping CJMP raise over $450 for our Top the Tower Campaign (Photo Credit: Galen Muma)

Things got sudsy on Sunday, August 14, as Powell River Fire Rescue generously threw their efforts into a car wash for CJMP’s Top the Tower Campaign.

Working tirelessly in between calls, the firefighters washed cars at a fast and furious pace while still taking time to smile and share a splashy laugh or two.

Thanks to Powell River Fire Rescue over $450 was raised towards CJMP’s Top the Tower Campaign. Special thanks to CJMP sponsors First Credit Union & Insurance for the use of their Joyce Avenue parking lot and their tent as well—the shade was much appreciated on such a blessedly hot day.

Special thanks to all the firefighters, volunteers and CJMP people who made the day such a fun success.


CJMP at Blackberry Street Party


Photo: Aaron White

CJMP is proud to have been part of this year’s Blackberry Street Party, Marine Avenue’s biggest festival. With music, food, dancing and more, the festival drew in locals and tourists to celebrate together and showcase Powell River’s culture, arts, businesses and non-profits. CJMP set up their live radio station at the south end of the festival, channeling the airwaves coming live from the studio and playing them out onto the street. Many thanks to Bad Karen (Every Day is Like Sunday), DJ Kamandi (Cowbell Radio), and DJ TripleDub (Pow!Town Get Down) for their awesome shows which we got to blast onto the street, as well as a big thank-you to everyone who helped set up, staff the booth and take down. Good times were had by all!

Featured: our high-tech equipment for playing radio over our huge speakers and modern sound system: an old Sony Walkman




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