Job Opportunity: Intern Youth Presenter

Job Opportunity: Intern Youth Presenter

We are recruiting for 1 post-secondary student to assist in the delivery of our new program, Active Inclusion Program (AIP).

 

JOB TITLE: Intern Youth Presenters

  • Successful applicants can choose to work full-time or part—depending on course load. As such, positions are open to both full- and part-time students.
  • $16.00 / hour

 

Start Date: As soon as possible

End Date: Friday, April 30, 2021

 

Requirements

  • Criminal Record Check (Vulnerable Sector)
  • Complete a minimum of 180 hours of work by April 30, 2021
  • Read our website, so you understand the values and past projects of the organization prior to submitting employment application & interview.

 

What We’re Looking For

  • Post-secondary students who have the excellent ability to shift weight, learn choreography quickly, and perform dances with dynamic snd spatial precision
  • Extraordinary role models who are can teach and perform our choreology syllabus to youth-at-risk between ages 5 – 18 years old
  • An advanced level of physical activity and coordination

 

Brief Job Description 

  • Candidates will work with existing staff to deliver AIP youth-at-risk in BC, AB, SK, YK, & NT online. 
  • AIP is an interactive performance program that uses dance  to disrupt racism in vulnerable youth populations.

 

Place

  • Considering health and safety guidances, successful candidates will work remotely.

To Apply

Contact us to submit cover letter, CV, and photo as soon as as we will hire the first suitable candidate. Interviews will be scheduled promptly upon receipt of application. 

ABOUT SQx 

Our mission is to use contemporary dance to promote kinship, collaboration, & teamwork. We further the development of dance and public engagement through performance and outreach programming. Our work has been presented across Canada and Europe and also in Mexico and Morocco. We have 13 staff representing diverse underrepresented populations:

  • 100% Female
  • 92% Youth (below age 30)
  • 46% Bilingual
  • 38% BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Colour)
  • 31% LGBTQ2S+
  • 23% Disability
  • 15% Francophone
  • 15% Remote & Rural
  • 8% Newcomers

We have hiring preferences because our work targets vulnerable populations. Therefore, it is critical that our staff represent & reflect the audiences that we serve. Hiring from underrepresented populations is critical to the identity of the organization, & it is how we work towards continuously improve our organization & programming to ensure that to our work considers the experiences of diverse participants.