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We’re Hiring: Deadline to Apply May 22

JOB POSTING: SUMMER COMMUNITY ARTISTS

Under the guidance and supervision of the Project Coordinator, the summer community artists will work with a team to develop projects and create art that engages with members of the community. This contract is for 9 weeks, 35 hours per week.

Duties include:
– Assist in the development of community art projects and activities
– Assist in organizing and facilitating community meetings and workshops
– Assist in the organizing and facilitating of community art activities
– Assist in organizing unveilings, celebrations and other public events
– Participate in project evaluation
– Attend staff meetings as required
– Other related tasks and duties.

Applicants must meet the following criteria:
1. Is between the ages of 15 and 30 (inclusive) at time of employment;
2. Is legally entitled to work according to relevant provincial/territorial legislation and regulations.

Applicants must be highly motivated, have a background in the arts or strong interest in social issues, and be able to work as a team member with minimal supervision. We strongly encourage people who are BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Colour), LGBTQ2S, and people with disabilities to apply.

To apply for this position, submit a cover letter and resume to myths@vianet.ca by midnight on Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019. Please include “summer job application” in the subject line.

For additional information, please contact us at (705) 674-0282.

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Waking Light: Spring Equinox Celebration

On March 20th, almost 30 people gathered at gallery and print shop Nishiin Print to say good-bye to Waking Light and welcome the Spring with a community celebration and parade. The puppet created during Waking Light workshops lead the parade and the group followed with masks and paper lanterns created by youth participants.

The evening also included a screening of the animations created at our introduction to stop-motion animation workshop with Holly from Near North Mobile Media Lab.

See more photos from Waking Light workshops on Facebook.

Thanks to: Cora, Staci, Tammi, Spider, Holly at Near North Mobile Media Lab, Isaac at Nishiin Print, Max at Northern Lights Festival Boréal, and all our youth participants

Funding for this project provided by the
Multicultural Community Capacity Grant Program