Jobs

ARTIST EDUCATORS

 

Please see the below links for full role descriptions and instructions on how to apply:

 

GREATER TORONTO AREA – GRAFFITI WRITERS, BEATMAKERS, & BEATBOXERS 

 

WINNIPEG AREA – BREAKERS AND STREET DANCERS

 

HALIFAX/DARTMOUTH AREA – BREAKERS, BEATMAKERS, & BEATBOXERS

 

Application Deadline for all regions: Sunday, May 2nd 

 

Artists applying in each region should:

  • Have some experience in facilitation/youth or community work/hosting & holding space/engaging youth.  (Non-conventional experience is considered and valued!) 
  • Be active, and experienced in your artform(s) or recognized as an active contributor by your respective arts communities (self taught / informally trained artists are encouraged to apply!)
  • Understanding of/commitment to learning/adopting anti-oppression & equity frameworks.
  • Professionalism
  • Desire to act as a positive role model in the communities we engage in. 
  • Willingness to learn about and promote positive mental health outcomes. 
  • Understanding of, relationship to and respect for the hip hop community and its art forms.

 

Please Note:

Acceptance to the artist roster does NOT guarantee a set volume of contractual work for each artist, per year. Although Unity strives to develop and assign opportunities equally, it is subject to multiple factors including scheduling, funding, and workshop requirements throughout the year. Vulnerable sector screening (VSS) police check is required for all artist educators.

 

Training will involve a series of online sessions from Monday June 14th to Friday June 18th. Artists MUST be available for all dates. This will be followed by a 3 month probation period.

 

Unity promotes and advocates for individuals from diverse backgrounds and encourages applications from individuals who identify as Black, Indigenous, racially visible, LGBTQ2S+, and persons with disabilities.

 

Unity sincerely thanks all applicants for their expressed interest in this opportunity, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

If you have questions or concerns about the application process, please feel free to contact us at andel.j@unitycharity.com

 

 

 

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