The mandate is to enable students (Secondary 1-5) to develop creative and conceptual skills in digital arts. With weekly workshops held mainly in class and in close collaboration with the teachers, the coordinator introduces the students to contemporary art and to different artistic techniques such as video, photography, audio, interactive installations and immersive experiences. He or she also supports them in the creation of digital collective works and guides them in the development of an online artistic portfolio. An exhibition of the works is organized at the end of the school year.

TERMS

  • Part-time
  • $14,50/hour
  • From September to June of the following year
  • Maximum 10 hours per week, per project
  • Possibility for more than one contract
  • Montreal
  • Possibility of renewal and flexible hours

APPLICATION

Send your resume to sbeer@fusionjeunesse.org. We only contact applicants who meet our needs and criteria.

SPECIFIC RESPONSABILITIES

  • Develop activities that enable students to acquire digital arts skills and abilities using computer equipment;
  • Accompany and help students complete all stages and tasks related to the creation of the final works;
  • Develop and build an artistic portfolio with students.

GENERAL 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 (diligent attendance, 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;
  • When needed, representing Youth Fusion, the sponsoring university or the project itself before our partners;
  • Drafting the appropriate reports (midway progress and final reports) as scheduled.

 REQUIREMENTS

Academic

  • Currently pursuing a university education in a field related to digital arts, intermedia or computation arts

Experience

  • Experience and skills working with high school students
  • Ability to organize an exhibition or a vernissage

Will be considered as asset

  • Any experience working with children with learning or behavioural difficulties
  • Volunteer work or any other tangible experience working with youth (day or vacation camps, tutoring, etc.)
  • Must have a strong desire to be a role model for the school’s students, and act as an agent of social change

Language(s)

  • Spoken and written French
  • Spoken and written English (some English schools will be participating in the program)

Computer

  • Office Suite

CRIMINAL BACKGROUND

Verification is required to work with a vulnerable clientele. This check is done during the hiring.