Your role will be to make it possible for participating students to explore the world of cinema! The project is a 3-minute film that will be screened at the Youth Fusion Cinema Gala at the end of the school year. During the school year, students will be given the opportunity to learn how to handle a camera and frame shots, and also learn about sound, acting, lighting, directing as well as the various stages of the scriptwriting process.

 TERMS

  • Part-time
  • $17.25/hour
  • September 2018 – May 2019
  • 4-6 hours per week
  • Located in Ajax, with the Durham District School Board
  • Possibility of contract renewal
  • Training will be provided

 RESPONSABILITIES

  • Having the students benefit from your expertise by putting forward projects that are integrative, stimulating and wide-ranging
  • Working closely with the school’s teachers and administrators, and Youth Fusion officials, in order to maximize the project’s impact and awareness within the school
  • Maintaining a professional relationship with the school (punctuality, communications, adherence to the culture and rules of the school environment, etc.)
  • Taking initiative, being creative and a self-starter, in order to effectively contribute to the project’s execution and success
  • Attending team and progress meetings
  • Supervising the students and looking after their safety
  • Drafting the appropriate reports (midway progress and final reports) as scheduled
  • When needed, representing Youth Fusion, the sponsoring university or college or the project itself before our partners

 EDUCATION

  • Currently pursuing a university or college education in a field related to film and/or television 

EXPERIENCE

  • Experience working and interacting with teenagers
  • Experience using film equipment
  • Scriptwriting, directing and editing knowledge
  • Volunteer work or any other tangible experience working with youth (day or vacation camps, tutoring, etc.) is an asset

 LANGUAGE(S)

  • Spoken and written English

 COMPUTER SKILLS

  • Suite Office
  • Premiere Pro
  • Gimp

 CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK

A vulnerable sector screening is required for this position. The process is subject to a confidentiality protocol between Youth Fusion and the local police. 

HOW TO APPLY

Please submit all applications to vlee@youthfusion.org. Only qualified candidates will be selected for interviews. Youth Fusion is an Equal Opportunity Employer.