Website Canadian Stage
Position Title: Community Outreach Coordinator
Dates: July 9 – August 31, 2018
Schedule: Monday – Friday, total hours will not surpass 30 hours per week
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 Community Outreach Coordinator for our annual Shakespeare in High Park season. 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 community activations and ancillary events in our High Park space this summer.
· Creator and on-site manager of our back-stage tour series
· Aid in the planning and creation of our SIHP Family Story Telling Day
· Generating marketing material for SIHP Family Story Telling Day
· Promoting Family Days to Camps and Community Centres in the GTA
· Aid in the planning of our annual youth and community project – Territorial Tales which will be shared throughout Ontario in 2018.
· Keen interest in arts education and youth in arts
· Current criminal record check (vulnerable sector)
· Bilingual (French/English) an asset
· Excellent interpersonal skills
· Strong working relationship with you
· Background in youth engaged arts an asset
· An interest in marketing
· First aid and CPR and asset
· Be a successful self-starter who is successful in a fast-paced environment
· Interest to work outdoors, with occasional kneeling, pushing, pulling and lifting (20lbs and under)
· A solid public speaker
· An interest in research
· 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.
· has a valid vulnerable sector check
Please apply with a cover letter and a resume by May 25, 2018 at 5pm to Autumn Smith, Manager of Education and Audience Development at firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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.