Job (Edmonton): Artstrek 2015 Program Assistant – Theatre Alberta

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Job (Edmonton): Artstrek 2015 Program Assistant – Theatre Alberta

Theatre Alberta is a provincial arts service organization and registered charity that proudly represents more than 1,000 theatre artists, enthusiasts, students, educators, and community and professional theatre companies from across the province. We are dedicated to encouraging the growth of theatre in Alberta by providing the highest quality programs and services:

  • workshops and camps for teens and adults, urban and rural
  • Canada’s largest independent fully-circulating theatre library
  • online resource sharing services for auditions, employment, and productions
  • theatre news, advocacy, and publications 

Theatre Alberta requires a highly motivated and detail oriented worker to be our Artstrek Program Assistant this summer. The Artstrek Program Assistant provides vital support to our renowned annual theatre school for teenagers. Artstrek is a residential summer theatre program that has been operating in Alberta for more than 50 years, and attracts more than 300 young theatre enthusiasts from across the province and beyond each summer. Major tasks and responsibilities include: student registration, including receipting payments, confirming medical information, and accepting letters of recommendation; student and parent communication; curriculum schedule coordination; materials and equipment coordination; and documentation, evaluation, and archiving.

All applicants should be enthusiastic about theatre, enjoy dealing with people, and able to work independently and as part of a team. Excellent computer skills, especially experience with databases, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and a previous history with the Artstrek program (as a student or supervisor) will be considered assets. 

Preference will be given to applicants who meet the criteria for participation in Service Canada’s Summer Jobs program, including but not limited to: be between 18 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment; and have been registered as full-time students in the previous academic year, and intend to return to school on a full-time basis in the next academic year.

This is a temporary full-time position commencing May 4, 2015, and concluding August 21, 2015. Interested individuals must be available to work onsite at Red Deer College July 1, 2015, through July 6, 2015, inclusive. Travel and accommodations will be provided. Hourly wage is $15. 

To Apply: Please forward your resume with a detailed letter of interest highlighting qualifications to Keri Mitchell, Executive Director, by April 1, 2015. [email protected] 

To learn more about Theatre Alberta, please visit us online at www.theatrealberta.com.

Theatre Alberta thanks all applicants for their interest, however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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