Your role will consist of making it possible for students (special education and regular classes Secondary I through V) to explore the world of music and experiment with various musical genres. As project coordinator, your job will be to unlock and foster the musical and creative potential of your students. You will hold band and choir workshops and activities, and also host sound engineering, editing and recording classes. The focus is on creating French-language songs or compositions.

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 music

Experience:

- Experience working and interacting with teenagers
- Ability to organize music performances
- Knowledge of editing and sound recording

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.