The Fusion Youth Centre is currently seeking a dynamic and talented artist who is passionate about art and its potential for positively impacting the lives of youth through engaging and interactive programming.
Joining Fusion’s exceptional team, the Arts Program Staff member will create, assess, and implement youth-targeted artistic programming and activities. The incumbent will be expected to work flexible hours (evenings and weekends Monday to Saturday) and must demonstrate an ability to lead and mentor youth participants.
Specifically, the incumbent will be responsible for:
Creating, implementing and assessing engaging and innovative youth-targeted arts programming, activities and special events.
Compiling and preparing various daily and ad-hoc reports and statistics.
Undertaking recruitment and retention activities related to programming participation.
Supervising, coaching, and mentoring participating youth.
Ensuring the safety and security of all participants; adhering to and enforcing health and safety policies and procedures and reacting quickly and decisively to all issues that arise.
Assisting with the facilitation of various other Fusion programs and special events.
Our ideal candidate is passionate about arts and is capable of igniting a similar passion in youth through engaging and relevant programming and special events. The preferred candidate should consider themselves to be a skilled and versatile artist; able to develop and implement arts programming based on youth interests and trends and using a variety of mediums.
Candidates should also possess:
A Degree or Diploma in Visual Arts, Art Fundamentals, Social Development Studies, Child and Youth Worker or other related area of study OR an equivalent combination of previous experience and education.
Previous experience and demonstrated aptitude for working with and leading youth ages 12-18.
Previous experience in teaching and organizing arts and culture-related activities.
Qualified applicants will be requested to present a portfolio of work at the interview stage
of the recruitment process.
$18.25 per hour
Please note; the successful applicant will be required to obtain a Police and Vulnerable Sector
Check prior to an offer of employment and must possess or be willing to obtain CPR and
Standard First Aid certification.
To explore this exciting opportunity further, qualified candidates are invited to submit their
application, in confidence, to the attention of the HR Coordinator, by October 4th 2019, at 11:59
Town of Ingersoll
130 Oxford Street, 2nd Floor
Ingersoll, Ontario N5C 2V5
The Town of Ingersoll is an equal opportunity employer and will make accommodations
available to applicants with disabilities upon request and throughout the entire
While we appreciate all applications received, only those invited for an interview will be
acknowledged. Personal information submitted is collected under the authority of the
Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and will be used to
determine suitability to the position as advertised.
Job Types: Full-time, Contract
- English (Required)
- French (Preferred)