Daily Archives: February 4, 2008

Volunteer: From Russia With Love Gala, Factory Theatre

FACTORY THEATRE is holding our annual fundraising gala, From Russia with Love, on Thursday, February 14th, and we need your help to make this a successful event!  All volunteers will be provided with free tickets to an upcoming Factory show.

Coat Check (4)

  • Collect patrons coats and provide claim ticket
  • Return patrons coats at the end of the show
  • There is no charge for the coat check, volunteers are not required to take money or make change
  • Time requirements – February 14th , 5:00 pm –12:00 am; downtime during the show
  • Please wear all black clothes
  • All volunteers will be provided with tickets to any upcoming show at Factory Theatre
  • Dinner and refreshments will be provided

Food Servers

  • Delivery appetizers on trays to patrons before the show and during intermission as well as dessert after the show
  • Keep empty and near empty trays replenished by returning to the food coordinators station off the Rehearsal Hall, provide napkins for patrons with food
  • 3 people in rehearsal hall, 3 people in bar room downstairs, 2 people roving in lobby, stairs, etc.
  • Time requirements – April 4th, 5:00 pm – 12am; downtime during the show
  • Please wear all black clothes
  • All volunteers will be provided with tickets to any upcoming show at Factory Theatre
  • Dinner and refreshments will be provided

Prize Bag Sellers

  • Circulate among the patrons promoting and selling Prize Bags.  Each seller will have about ten bags to sell.  Price of the bags is $35.  Sellers will be provided with a money belt and float money to make change, cheques are also accepted, made out to Factory Theatre.
  • Time requirements – Thursday 14th, 5:00 pm – 12am
  • Please wear all black clothes.  We will provide you with something (i.e. scarf) to draw attention to you and the bags you’re selling
  • All volunteers will be provided with tickets to any upcoming show at Factory Theatre
  • Dinner and refreshments will be provided

Silent Auction Promoters

  • You will be assigned specific silent auction items to promote in order for the Theatre to meet its fundraising auction target
  • Must be keen and enthusiastic about the auction items and encourage people to support the theatre
  • Time requirements – Thursday February 14th, 5:00pm – 12am; downtime during the show
  • All volunteers will be provided with tickets to any upcoming show at Factory Theatre
  • Dinner and refreshments will be provided

If you are interested, please contact Hilary St. John
hilary@factorytheatre.ca
416.504.4473 x236

Job Posting: School Visits Educator, Harbourfront Centre

School Visits Educator, Performing Arts –
School Visits – Community & Educational Programmes
(Part time)
Job Ref. #07J060-TAPA

Number of vacancies:  2-3

Situated on Toronto’s waterfront, Harbourfront Centre is renowned as Canada’s foremost facility for contemporary culture.  Our year-round operation offers some 4000 internationally acclaimed events ranging from music, literary and theatrical festivals to children’s activities and craft shops.

Currently an employment opportunity exists in our School Visits – Community and Educational Programmes department for a part time School Visits Educator, Performing Arts position. Reporting to the Coordinator, School Visits, this position will be responsible for teaching workshops to students from visiting schools in the areas of dance, drama as well as visual arts programmes to school children from grades JK-12.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Teaches performing arts workshops, including urban dance, movement and choreography and creative movement.
  • Organizes and plans workshop sessions.
  • Organizes, sets up and cleans up materials for workshops.
  • Participates in the development and revisions of programmes.
  • Performs miscellaneous duties including preparing scheduling arrangements, staff training and volunteer mentorship, and monitors supply inventory as required.

SKILLS: The ideal candidate will have the skills for this job acquired through a Bachelor of Education, Bachelor of Fine Arts (performing arts) or background in performing arts (and knowledge/experience in visual arts).  He/she must have ability to deal with and programme for children of various age groups, levels and abilities.  Must demonstrate creativity and imagination in the development of teaching strategies and curriculum content.  Must have excellent communication, interpersonal skills, able to motivate students.  Must be familiar with computer applications and programmes, able to type and operate audio visual equipment and use various arts tools. Must be able to prioritize and meet deadlines. Knowledge of contemporary theatre and contemporary/urban dance an asset.

DURATION:    6 months – Part time Occasional position (up to 4 days per week)

START DATE:    As soon as possible.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:    FEBRUARY 13, 2008

Interested applicants should FORWARD resume QUOTING JOB REF # 08J060-TAPA   to:

Human Resources Department
235 Queens Quay West, Toronto, ON M5J 2G8
FAX: (416) 973-1003
EMAIL: Jobs@harbourfrontcentre.com
Equal Opportunity Employer