JOB TITLE: Education & Community Programming Intern
DEPARTMENT: Community Services
NUMBER OF POSITIONS: 1
JOB STATUS & DURATION: Part time, Temporary approx 5 months
HOURS OF WORK: 15-hour workweek / variable hours
LOCATION: Hybrid Model: mainly virtual with some opportunities to work in-person (offices at 1 Theatre Lane, 8 Nelson Street, 150 Central Park Drive, Brampton)
HOURLY RATE: $18.22 per hour
JOB TYPE: Management and Administration
POSTING DATE: November 15, 2023
CLOSING DATE: December 06, 2023
The City of Brampton’s Heartbeats in Performing Arts program is a co-op & internship for Black and Indigenous Youth. The program will help to increase opportunities for local Black and Indigenous youth to gain meaningful experience and/or employment in the arts. It will celebrate students’ cultures, increase cultural understanding, and enable student success. It aligns with the following City of Brampton priorities:
AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY:
Reporting to the Education & Outreach Coordinator, Performing Arts, under the guidance of the Community Programming & Outreach Associate, and in collaboration with high school co-op student(s), the successful candidate(s) in this role will work as part of a team that will implement a co-op program specifically for Black and Indigenous youth. Participants will have an opportunity to determine their own learning goals and will meet with Indigenous and Black performing arts industry professionals to further those goals. This is an exciting opportunity that provides exposure to careers in the arts and allows for the pursuit of an independent creative project.
Participants will develop the following skills:
• Ideation, creative and critical thinking
• Team work, collaboration, collective creation
• Independent research, writing, oral presentation
• This is a position for Black and Indigenous youth. Please identify if you are Black or Indigenous in your cover letter.
• Enrolled in a post-secondary program
• An interest in performing arts
• A desire to make a difference
• Leadership skills
• Ability to work independently
• Priority will be given to City of Brampton residents
**Preference will be given to students that have a permanent residency in Brampton.
**Various tests and/or exams may be administered as part of the selection criteria.
Alternate formats will be provided upon request.
Interview: Our recruitment process will be completed with video conference technology.
If this opportunity matches your interest and experience, please apply online by clicking the button above by December 06, 2023 by noon and complete the attached questionnaire. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The successful candidate(s) will be required, as a condition of employment, to execute a written employment agreement. A criminal record search will be required of the successful candidate to verify the absence of a criminal record for which a pardon has not been granted.
As part of the application process, applicants will be invited to complete a self identification survey. The survey is voluntary. Participation in the survey will have no impact on hiring decisions. Should you wish to opt out of completing the survey, please select “prefer not to answer” as a response to each question. All information collected is confidential and will not be shared with the hiring manager. The surveys will be anonymized and will be kept separate from applicant or employee files, such that the individuals who completed the surveys will not be identifiable. The results of the survey will assist in the analysis of disaggregated metrics for organizational planning purposes and our commitment to advance and foster diversity, equity, and inclusion. The City may use anonymized data to produce aggregate reports for internal or external use.
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