Summer Jobs 2019

 Summer Job Positions at Arts Etobicoke

We are seeking two Outreach Coordinators to help facilitate art programs including park events at Bell Manor Park and at Montgomery’s Inn, a mural project in Rexdale and summer-long seniors programming at Cloverdale Mall.

The first Outreach Coordinator will assist in the planning and execution of the annual Park Party in Bell Manor Park and associated workshops and events, including movies in the park and a community public art project. This Outreach Coordinator will also assist with a special mural project in North Etobicoke as part of Toronto’s Cultural Hotspots initiative by helping to engage the community in workshops, community events, and the mural-making process.

The second Outreach Coordinator will be integral in the planning and execution of adult and senior programming at Cloverdale Mall. These new programs include include film viewings, dance and movement programs, visual arts classes, and an end of summer special event. In addition, this Outreach Coordinator will the facilitation of two new outdoor movie events and a picnic event in partnership with Montgomery’s Inn.

The ideal candidates will be students with an interest in working in the not-for-profits arts sector with superior organizational and communication skills. They will be interested in cultural events and programming work and be comfortable working with different stakeholders such as Stonegate Community Health Centre, Albion Library, community members of all ages (youth to seniors), volunteers, donors, sponsors, artists, and vendors. This person is a creative, forward-thinking individual, who is able to anticipate and juggle the creative and administrative requirements of the various project components.

Specific tasks and responsibilities include:
- Supporting community art classes and outdoor events through set-up and clean up, coordinating supplies, assisting arts facilitators.
- Communicating with Art Facilitators to confirm dates, locations and supplies needs for workshops and mural making.
- Helping administer contracts for workshops instructors, vendors, and community artists.
- Registering participants, answering questions, and providing workshops or event details.
- Assisting a range of participants during workshops, including seniors, children, and individuals with special needs.
- Recruiting and coordinating volunteers for community events and mural painting.
- Helping with logistics at events and programs, including instructing vendors/artists where to set-up, answering questions from the public, troubleshooting issues as they arise.
- Attending community outreach events such as the Foodie Festival and local farmers markets to promote Arts Etobicoke, talk about our programs and recruit volunteers.
- Working closely with the Communications Manager to market the events to the community.
- Conducting evaluations for workshops and events and making recommendations for future events.
- Documenting events and workshops through recording anecdotal experiences, photos and video, and reporting.

Hours: 37.5 hour work week, Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm, with flexible hours to accomondate after hours and weekend programs as needed.

Pay: $14/hour

Contract Dates: Monday, June 3 - Friday, August 30, 2019

To Apply: Please send a resume and cover letter to by no later than Friday, May 17, 2019 at 5pm.

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