• Part-time
  • Québec

The mandate primarily involves exposing students, in a creative and innovative way, to the various forms of artistic expression found theater. As the theater project coordinator, you will host activities and workshops designed to develop practical, theoretical and technical knowledge and skills pertaining to the theatre, such as projecting, acting, play writing and staging a play. Students will have fun improving their diction, embodying different characters, and even creating and manipulating puppets. Their end-of-project assignment will be to create an original play.

Terms:

Contract Period:

September 2017 to June 2018

Number of hours of work:

Maximum 12 hours per week

Salary:

14,50$ per hour

Other benefits:

Montreal and South Shore or Quebec
Possibility of renewal and flexible hours

Responsibilities:

- 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.

Knowledge and skills:

Currently pursuing a university education in a field related to theater

Experience:

Experience working and interacting with elementary school students
Ability to organize and present a theater work
Ability to manipulate puppets (asset)

Languages:

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

Software:

Office Suite

Criminal background:

A criminal background check and vulnerable sector screening is required for this position. The process is subject to a confidentiality protocol between Youth Fusion and the SPVM.