Your role will be to introduce high school students (special education and regular classes Secondary III through V) to fashion design. The project will enable young students to explore the various facets of creating and producing an article of clothing: introduction to the fashion world, brainstorming ideas and selecting materials, sketching and confection. The project’s ultimate purpose is creating a clothing collection that will be showcased at the year-end Rising Fashion Gala, in front of fashion industry professionals.

TERMS

  • Part-time
  • $14,50/hour
  • From December to June of the following year
  • Maximum 12 hours per week, per project
  • Possibility for more than one contract
  • Montreal and South Shore or Quebec
  • Possibility of renewal and flexible hours

APPLICATION

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

DESCRIPTION

  • 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 fashion design

Experience

  • Experience working and interacting with teenagers
  • Sketching, patternmaking and sewing/clothes-making experience

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

  • Suite Office
  • Photoshop or any other image-processing software

 CRIMINAL BACKGROUND

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