PROJECT COORDINATOR – DRAMATIC ARTS

 

 

Your role will be to introduce students (Elementary: Grades 4-6) to different aspects of theatre. You will set up activities and workshops that that mainly take place in the classroom in close collaboration with the teachers. These will allow students to develop skills such as diction, movement, voice, drama, awareness of body, vocabulary related to the theatre, etc. You will also guide the students in writing and creating a short play that will be presented at the end of the school year.

 

TERMS

  • Part-time: up to 10 hours per week, per project. It’s possible to combine several projects.
  • Salary: $16.00 per hour.
  • Contract duration: September of the current year to June of the following year. Possibility of contract renewal.
  • Employment region: Greater Montreal, North Shore and South Shore
  • Schedule: Flexible and regular schedule based on availability of coordinator and school site.

 

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop activities allowing the students to acquire essential acting skills: vocal warm-ups, voice projection, awareness of body, improvisation, character development, etc.;
  • Guide students in the creation, writing and production of their very own play inspired by a novel they have already read;
  • Coordinate and moderate rehearsals and develop the staging of the play with the students.

 

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Having the students benefit from your expertise by putting forward projects that are integrative, stimulating and diverse;
  • 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 post-secondary institution or the project itself before our partners;
  • Drafting the appropriate reports (midway progress and final reports) as scheduled;
  • Prepare for and participate in the year-end events to showcase the students’ success.

 

REQUIREMENTS

 

Academic

  • Collegial or university program in progress (or completed), in connection with theatrical field.

 

Experience

  • Experience working and interacting with youth;
  • Ability to organize and present a theatre work.

 

Will be considered as an 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.);
  • Ability to organize and facilitate activities;
  • 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 English;
  • Spoken and written French (an asset, as some schools are French speaking).

 

Computer

  • Office Suite

 

CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK

A criminal background check and vulnerable sector screening is required for this position.

 

APPLICATION

To apply, send your resume to  sbeer@fusionjeunesse.org. Only qualified candidates will be selected for interviews. Youth Fusion is an equal opportunity employer and we are happy to make any accommodations needed to ensure a comfortable interview process for all candidates. Candidates from Indigenous, racialized, 2SLGBTQ+, and other marginalized communities are encouraged to self-identify in their application.

To apply for this job email your details to sbeer@fusionjeunesse.org