Your role will be to enable students to develop creative and conceptual aptitudes in the visual arts and the digital arts. As project coordinator, you will host workshops that will introduce the students to various artistic forms and techniques, such as painting, casting, and image processing. It is a project that fosters both personal and collective expression, in addition to exposing students to a wide range of mediums. With your help, the students will be required to produce original works combining the visual and the digital arts.

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:

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 visual or numeric arts

Experience:

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

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.