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Youth Outreach Coordinator

Youth Outreach Coordinator

  • Full Time
  • Toronto, ON
  • Applications have closed.

Website Canadian Stage

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Position Title: Shakespeare In High Park –  Youth Outreach Coordinator

Dates: June 4 – July 27, 2018

Schedule: Monday – Friday, total hours will not surpass 30 hours per week

Compensation:  $14/hour

This position is funded by Employment and Social Development Canada, through Canada Summer Jobs.

Canadian Stage, one of Canada’s leading professional non-profit theatre companies, is searching for a Youth Outreach Coordinator for our annual Shakespeare in High Park.

This is an excellent opportunity to gain experience in a rapidly expanding education and audience development department. Working in collaboration with the Education and Audience Development Manager and Group Sales Manager, you will aid in the facilitation and management of youth activations and ancillary events in our High Park space this summer.

The Position
·       On-site liaison for our collaborative partnership with Shakespeare in Action summer camp

·       Aiding in the planning and creation of our SIHP Youth Days

·       Generating marketing material for SIHP youth days

·       Promoting Youth Days to Camps and Community Centres in the GTA

·       Aiding in the creation of Inaugural Story-Telling Festival

Qualifications
·       Keen interest in arts education and youth in arts

·       Current criminal record check

·       Excellent interpersonal skills

·       Strong working relationship with you

·       Background in youth engaged arts an asset

·       Ability to work in a flexible, fast paced environment

·       An interest in marketing

·       First aid and CPR and asset

·       Interest to work outdoors, with occasional kneeling, pushing, pulling and lifting (20lbs and under)

·       is between 15 and 30 years of age (inclusive) at the start of employment

·       was registered as a full-time student in the previous academic year and intends to return to school on a full-time basis in the next academic year

·       is a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person on whom refugee protection has been conferred under the terms of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act

·       has a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment and is legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with Government of Ontario legislation and regulations.

Application Process
Please apply with a cover letter and a resume by May 25, 2018 at 5pm to Autumn Smith, Manager of Education and Audience Development asmith@canadianstage.com

We thank everyone who applies for their interest, but only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.  All applications are considered confidential.

Canadian Stage welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Company Overview
Founded in 1987, Canadian Stage is one of the country’s leading not-for-profit contemporary performing arts organizations. The company produces, presents, commissions, and collaborates with multiple partners on cross-disciplinary work with a focus on performance styles that integrate theatre, dance, film, visual arts and more. Sharing innovative and vibrant performance work from Canada and around the world, the company stages an annual season at three Toronto venues (The Bluma Appel Theatre at Civic Theatres Toronto; The Berkeley Street Theatre; and the High Park Amphitheatre), in addition to running a series of artist training through our MFA in Theatre Stage Direction in collaboration with York University, RBC Emerging Artist Program, and TD Accessible Ticket Program, Canadian Stage has established a distinct place within the national cultural landscape. Operating in the culturally vibrant downtown east end of Toronto, Canadian Stage is a home for new, challenging dynamic art forms, as well as an incubator and exporter of leading edge contemporary and multidisciplinary activity. Our vision is to be a catalyst to shape, revitalize, and animate the physical and social character of our ever-changing neighbourhood around arts and cultural activities. For more information, visit www.canadianstage.com.

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