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We're Hiring

                   

                   Project Facilitator

                                 $20/ hr for 15 hours per week

                                 Term: November 4, 2019 -  June 30, 2020

 

The Concerned Kids educates children about important social issues through the uniquely engaging art of puppetry and empowers young people to make smarter and kinder choices in all areas of their lives. The Concerned Kids strives to support schools and communities in fostering safe and healthy environments where children are free to learn, live and play.

 

The Concerned Kids Charity of Toronto seeks an enthusiastic and motivated arts management professional to be our Project Facilitator. This position offers the successful candidate the opportunity to pilot TCK’s Voices Leadership Camp.

 

The role involves the successful implementation and monitoring of the project.  The successful candidate will establish and maintain relationships with partner organizations, including government organizations. This is a diverse and varied role that requires the individual to be flexible and be able to multi-task. The position reports the Executive Director.

 

About the Project

 

The Voice Leadership Camp is 5-day arts-based leadership camp.  Puppetry combines theatre arts, visual arts, and storytelling. It is a powerful learning tool to develop emotional and social skills. Puppetry improves communication skills; enhances a child’s feeling of self-worth; builds self-confidence; provides an acceptable way for children to express strong emotions, builds empathy; encourages teamwork and cooperation; improves critical thinking

and problem-solving skills and develops social interaction skills. We would like to pilot an arts-based intervention that increases these skills with racialized children who have found themselves in conflict with the education system.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the implementation of the Voices Leadership Camp in March 2020;

  • Plan and implement a 5-day arts-based camp, with specific outcomes and learning objectives;

  • Develop and implement an marketing and communications plans to recruit project participants;

  • Financial oversight of project budget;

  • Work in collaboration with evaluator to develop project evaluation plan;

  • Assist in implementing the evaluation plan;

  • Oversee external contractors;

  • Draft a final report

  • Maintain relationships with project partners;

  • Other duties as assigned

Required qualifications, experience, and skills:

  • Candidates must have a positive attitude, be a team player, have a constant desire to learn, be well organized and must be able to work in a fast-paced environment with a focus on quality.

  • A diploma in project management, arts management, or social services is required, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience;

  • 2 to 5 years of relevant work experience is preferred;

  • Demonstrated project management skills, with excellent problem solving, planning and organizational skills, while maintaining attention to detail;

  • Experience working in racialized youth;

  • Knowledge of theatre and performance arts and other arts-based disciplines. 

  • Comfortable working in a team setting and capable of easily communicating with a wide range of people from both the public and private sectors;

  • Comfortable and effective working in a fundraising organization;

  • Excellent communication skills (oral and written);

  • Must be flexible, reliable, self-motivated, and able to work both independently and as a team member;

  • Pleasant, professional behavior, using discretion, when necessary;

  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada.

 

Position Location:

The successful candidate will work remotely.  The successful candidate will be present during the camp.

 

Interested candidates should send their resumes and cover letter to the attention of Daven Seebarran, Executive Director, at daven@theconcernedkids.com no later than Friday October 11, 2019.

 

Thank you for your interest. Only those being considered for the position will be contacted.  We encourage artists with lived experience to apply.