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Jobs (Calgary): Summer Drama Day Camp Counselors – Pumphouse Theatre

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Jobs (Calgary): Summer Drama Day Camp Counselors – Pumphouse Theatre

Summer Jobs, Pumphouse TheatreHiring 4 full-time Summer Drama Day Camp Counselors!

The Pumphouse Theatre is now accepting applications for four (4) full time counselor positions our annual Summer Drama Day Camp.

Drama camp activities include the exploration of acting, improvisation, creative movement, voice, sound, storytelling, and playwriting. The goal of the program is to develop the social interaction and life skills of the participants through creative utilization of theatrical techniques. Students are facilitated in developing a production, which is performed for friends and family on the final day of camp. Pumphouse Theatre believes in drama education that encourages creativity, freedom, and a healthy sense of play in our youth.

The Counselors will work under the guidance of the Program Coordinator and Drama Instructors to assist in the overall execution of the curriculum.

Potential candidates must be available from 8:00 am – 5:30 pm Monday to Friday, and are required to work during final performances.

The successful applicants will:

  • Possess the ability to supervise young people between the ages of 8 – 14 and will have had previous experience in this area.
  • Have an understanding of or be willing to learn the creative theatre process.
  • Display strong communicative and interpersonal skills.
  • Be committed to the creative development and the theatrical education of the participants.
  • Know how to have fun!

Some experience with the creative use and construction of props, costumes and sets is an asset.

Deadline to submit: May 5, 2017.

Due to the structure of the employment grants received by the Pumphouse Theatre, applicants who are currently enrolled as students (High School or Post-Secondary) and are continuing their education in the fall of 2017 will have an advantage.

Time commitment is approximately 40 hours per week for 10 weeks, beginning the week of July 4 and continuing through to September 1, 2017 (Monday to Friday). The wage is $13.00 an hour. Final wage rate is pending upon federal funding approval.

Please respond with a cover letter and resume to Kelly Malcolm by mail, fax or e-mail by May 5, 2017. For camp descriptions, please click here. To view the complete job description, Summer Camp Counselor 2017.

No phone calls please. Suitable candidates will be contacted by phone.

Kelly Malcolm
Programming Director
Pumphouse Theatre
2140 Pumphouse Avenue SW, Calgary AB, T3C 3P5
E: [email protected]
F: 403.237.5357

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