Summer Schedule 2017

Summer is here...has been for awhile now but we just want to give you a PDF verion for personal use. Download it, print it out, cherish it forever! Right here. Many thanks to our tireless volunteers that helps us create quality radio during the warmer months. And to everyone who will return in September, CFRC misses you!

Summer 2017 Volunteer Training

This summer, get your radio on! During the month of July, between July 17th and the 23rd we are having our CFRC training cycle. Learn all the ins and outs of creating radio whether you are a student or a community member. We are your voice in the media.  You can sign up right here! The deadline for volunteer training is July 7th so get your application in today. Volunteers began CFRC and they continue to propel us into the future!

Summer Jobs at CFRC

Attention, students: CFRC is hiring again for the summer of 2017! We are hiring two more News/Arts/Outreach Coordinators, thanks to the support of the Canada Summer Jobs Program. These positions, with a strong emphasis on Marketing/Outreach/Social Media, involve a time commitment of 30 hours per week, for seven weeks, through the summer of 2017. The position will pay an hourly rate of $11.40. Eligibility: In order to be eligible for this position, students must be between 15 and 30 years of age; registered as a full-time student in the past academic year and intending to return to school full-time basis in the fall; Canadian citizens or permanent residents or have official refugee protection status under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act; and legally entitled to work in Canada. The News/Arts/Outreach Coordinators will be responsible for: -Coordinating volunteers for participation at various outreach events for the summer (Downtown Sidewalk Sale, Skeleton Park Arts Festival, Wolfe Island Music Festival, Memorial Centre Farmers' Market) -Booking/arranging outreach tables/set-up for community events -Booking/arranging outreach tables/set-up for Frosh Week activities -Increasing awareness of CFRC to members of the Queen's and Kingston communities through innovative social media campaigns -Participating in special programming initiatives and live-on-location music and cultural broadcasts. -Monitoring email accounts and phone messages, acting on relevant news releases and promotional requests -Attending local events as a representative of CFRC, recording audio in the field from community events to air on CFRC while also distributing CFRC information and outreach materials in the community -Recording, editing and producing content for broadcast on CFRC -Writing and producing CFRC's weekly "Community Events Calendar" -Promoting CFRC programming and initiatives through the station's website, blogs, social media and other means -Completing a final report detailing experiences, successes and challenges of the role. The ideal candidate for this position will have: -Experience in marketing/outreach/promotions, preferably in the field of radio or other media -A bright, friendly, outgoing personality to ensure all interactions with campus/community members are positive -Excellent personal organization and time management skills -Self-motivation and an ability to work as part of a team Assets for this position include: -Experience with volunteer recruitment, coordination, training, and mentoring -Familiarity with social media platforms such as Instagram, Facebook and Twitter -Experience or interest in community radio programming and production Those interested in applying should email a resume and cover letter to CFRC Station Manager Matthew Bisson ( by Thursday, May 25.

Help Wanted: CFRC Is Hiring A Sales and Marketing Coordinator

CFRC, 101.9 FM, Canada's longest-running campus and community radio station, is looking for a new Sales and Marketing Coordinator. This is a student-geared position running May 15 - August 31, with an option to extend if the student is returning to school in Kingston in the fall... Continue reading

Funding Drive Wrap-Up: From All of Us, to All of You, Thank You!

  CFRC would like to send a massive thank you to all of our listeners and supporters for showing us live during our recent, 12th annual Funding Drive! Donations are still trickling in, but at last check, we managed to raise $20,334.65. While we may be short of our $25,000 goal, we got a big boost from last year's numbers, and we couldn't have done it without you. Whether you made a donation/pledge, told a friend about the campaign, or attended one of our Funding Drive events, we are extremely grateful for your support, and thank you so much for backing campus/community radio. We would also like to give a shout out to some local businesses/organizations that helped us out along the way: Novel Idea, The Screening Room, the Grad Club, Sir John's Public House, the Queen's University Observatory, and Cogeco TV Kingston. We will be sure to update you on our final total, but for now, know that your money will help us to fulfill our mandate and mission: To provide innovative and alternative radio programming that enriches and challenges the academic and cultural life of Queen's University and Kingston communities, to provide members with the opportunity to participate and gain skills and experience in the collective operation of a radio station whose programming and practices are not constrained by demands for profit and to empower and celebrate the diversity of Kingston and Queen’s through innovative, noncommercial, community-oriented radio programming and broadcast learning opportunities.

New Volunteers Wanted

Calling all would-be radioheads! CFRC is once again looking for new programmers to join our ranks. Whether it's hosting a show, helping us produce amazing creative, or even contributing to our arts/news/sports collectives, we need your help! If you are interested in getting involved with the station, please take a moment to sign up to volunteer (on our “volunteer” page)! Our next round of volunteer training is set for the last week of April. The deadline to sign up is Saturday, April 15. Already signed up? Great! Keep an eye on your inbox for an email coming soon regarding specific dates and locations for the training sessions. We look forward to meeting you and hearing what amazing radio you will create!

We're Hiring: Funding Drive Coordinator

CFRC is recruiting a Funding Drive Coordinator to support our 12th annual Funding Drive, taking place March 3-12, 2017. This position runs from January 16 to March 17, 2017.   The position will run for six weeks at 12 hours a week, and then two more weeks over the funding drive, when the coordinator will work 20 hours a week. We will offer $1350 for the 8 weeks, plus an extra $150 for a post-funding drive report and transition document for next year. Qualifications for this position include: -strong oral and written communication skills -self-motivation and an ability to work as part of a team -demonstrated social media skills (experience with promoting campaigns through Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram) -experience with community radio, audio production, sales and marketing, community outreach initiatives and/or fundraising for non-profit organizations  To apply, please email a cover letter and resume to by Sunday, January 8, at 4:00 pm.