Request for proposals – Event Assistant – Art for Life 2011

Friends For Life (FFL) operates a comprehensive health and wellness centre that offers alternative therapies and social support programs to people living with a life-threatening illness and their caregivers.  Funds raised at Art For Life allow the Society to make a positive and life-affirming difference in the lives of our members.

Art For Life (AFL) is the signature fundraising event for Friends For Life.  The event showcases a collection of 100 artworks valued at over $200,000 donated from a selected mix of Vancouver’s top and emerging artists. The gala reception features both a live and silent auction, live entertainment, and a formal party for over 750 distinguished guests.  Scheduled to take place in November 2011, this will mark the 18th anniversary event.  For event details and more information, please visit 

Friends For Life is seeking expressions of interest from qualified special event planners and assistants to assist with the coordination of the Art for Life 2011 Silent Gift Auction and party.  This position will operate and execute deliverables in tandem with other contract positions including the Marketing & PR Consultant, the Art Selection Committee Manager, and other volunteers and staff on the AFL Visioning Committee.

The complete RFP is available HERE.