Join Our Team: Employment Opportunities

Canada Summer Jobs

Kaleidoscope Theatre for Young People is currently hiring two energetic young people for positions funded with the support of Canada Summer Jobs. Please see below for the two job descriptions and submission details.

Summer Program Coordinator 

  • Start Date: July 22, 2019
  • Duration of Contract: 6 Weeks
  • Total Hours Per Week: 35
  • Compensation: $20 / Hour

Role Summary

Reporting to the Executive Director and Studio Principal, the Summer Program Coordinator oversees the implementation and daily operations of Kaleidoscope Theatre for Young People’s summer programs for young people, including providing instruction during camps and programs. 

Typical Duties and Responsibilities

  • daily administration and communication around classes, camps and programs
  • social media content related to Kaleidoscope’s education activities
  • working with the Studio Principal to develop new programs and analyze current programs for the theatre’s performing arts studio 
  • attendance at trade shows, fairs, and coordinating and hosting community events
  • working with young people between the ages of 6-12 in a summer camp setting

Qualifications 

  • excellent written and oral communication skills
  • a love of the theatre and awareness of the Kaleidoscope’s programming activities
  • a love of working with young people
  • Preference will be given to candidates with a Performing Arts or Education background

To be eligible, all applicants must meet these criteria:

  • be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment
  • be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act for the duration of the employment
  • have a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment and be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations

Criminal Record Check

  • A criminal record check must be completed prior to employment. 

Hours and Compensation 

The position may require a mix of daytime, evening and weekend work hours. 

Compensation for this position is based on an hourly rate of $20/hour with a 35 hour work week.  This is a temporary 6-week position supported by Canada Summer Jobs. 

Summer Outreach Coordinator

  • Start Date: June 1, 2019
  • Duration of Contract: 8 Weeks
  • Total Hours Per Week: 35
  • Compensation: $15 / Hour

Role Summary

Reporting to the Executive Director and Director of Operations and Development the Summer Outreach Coordinator oversees the implementation and daily operations of Kaleidoscope Theatre for Young People’s summer outreach activities, including trade shows, fairs, and community events.

Typical Duties and Responsibilities

  • daily administration and communication around Kaleidoscope’s summer events and activities
  • social media content related to Kaleidoscope’s outreach activities
  • working with the Director of Operations and Development to implement fundraising and donor strategies
  • attendance at trade shows, fairs, and coordinating and hosting community events

Qualifications

  • excellent written and oral communication skills
  • experience in public speaking
  • a love of the theatre and awareness of Kaleidoscope’s programming activities
  • a love of working with young people
  • Preference will be given to candidates with a Performing Arts, Education, or Marketing background

To be eligible, all applicants must meet these criteria:

  • be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment
  • be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act for the duration of the employment
  • have a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment and be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations

Criminal Record Check

  • A criminal record check must be completed prior to employment.

Hours and Compensation

The position may require a mix of daytime, evening and weekend work hours.

Compensation for this position is based on an hourly rate of $15/hour with a 35 hour work week.  This is a temporary 8-week position supported by Canada Summer Jobs.

How To Apply:

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume by email to:

Pat Rundell, Executive Director –  pat@kaleidoscope.bc.ca

Please state in your cover letter which position you are applying for. 

Deadline to submit: Friday, May 3, 2019 – 5:00pm

Interviews: Interviews will be conducted the week of May 6-10, 2019. 

Kaleidoscope Theatre for Young People is an equal opportunity company. Decisions by Kaleidoscope concerning casting, employment, and every aspect of the individual’s relationship and participation with Kaleidoscope are based on talent and qualifications without regard to race, colour, sexual orientation, religion, sex, age, nationality or ethnic origin, disability, and/or other categories protected by law. Kaleidoscope is dedicated to reflecting Canada’s rich mosaic of cultural diversity and encourages submissions from artists and individuals of all ethnocultural backgrounds.

Thank you for your interest in being a part of the Kaleidoscope Family!