Career Opportunities

Why work here?

The Downtown Vancouver Business Improvement Association’s vision is: Downtown Vancouver is where everyone is welcomed and wants to be. Its mission is to champion an unmatched urban experience. At DVBIA, the excitement you feel throughout each workday is made possible by a culture that inspires you to do your best work while bringing positive change to your community.

Now Hiring for:

Street Art Ambassador/Artist in Residence (summer)

The Downtown Vancouver BIA has launched an exciting pilot program for an Artist in Residence/Street Art Ambassador to develop a community mural-making process, design large format public murals, and collaborate with local businesses. The Street Art Ambassador will be given several projects and be challenged to use art medium and methods to address graffiti issues.

District Ambassador

The Downtown Ambassadors® are comprised of full-time paid Ambassadors who are trained to provide hospitality assistance, business referrals and member services to the DVBIA area. The Ambassadors patrol on foot every day from 8am to 8pm. Each district has one ambassador that is the first point of contact for the businesses with the Downtown Vancouver BIA. The ambassador is responsible for building relationships within the businesses and the community, identifying concerns, working with ambassadors to address and answer those issues and keeping the membership informed of BIA activities. We are looking for an Ambassador that is passionate about Robson Street, art, shopping, and public spaces.

Clean Team Ambassador

A Clean Team Ambassador enhances the Downtown experience and provides micro cleaning and basic hospitality assistance on behalf of the membership. Their focus is on supporting placemaking, street cleanliness, reliability, and being a team player.

Downtown Ambassador Volunteer

The Downtown Ambassador program is extending its services with a pilot hospitality volunteer program. If you are friendly, outgoing, enthusiastic, and love to volunteer your time, then this is for you! Volunteers will primarily be providing welcome assistance to downtown visitors. Apply to Volunteer

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