BEING Studio invites applications from disability-identified candidates for the following position:
Digital Studio Facilitator
$20.80 per hour, Part-time (up to 28 hours per week)
6-month contract with possibility of renewal, remote work/work from home
Job starts: March 22, 2021. Deadline for applications: March 17, 2021.
Description: This is a remote job and does not require travel to Ottawa. We welcome eligible candidates from anywhere in Canada to apply.
Remote working requirements:
Access to a remote workspace, ideally a home-based office;
Access to a strong internet connection;
Ability to work hours according to the Eastern Time Zone (ET);
BEING will provide an email account, remote file storage, and software access;
Some weekend work may be required.
BEING is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to supporting the participation and professional practice of artists with developmental disabilities. BEING has been continually adapting to the challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, launching a virtual program called BEING Home. The virtual program offers facilitated chat sessions and video prompts to inspire art projects from home.
Reporting to the Program Director and working in close collaboration with the Artistic Director, Studio Facilitators participate in co-creating a safe, responsive, and supportive environment for the artists at BEING. The role of the Facilitator is to empower creative exploration and community cohesion at BEING Studio by providing material, conceptual and emotional guidance as appropriate. As a member of BEING studio’s staff team, you may also occasionally be asked to participate in supporting fundraising activities, communications efforts, and other tasks as needed as you support virtual iterations of BEING’s programs.
Main tasks will include:
Facilitating meetings with artists using Zoom
Collaboration with programming team
Participating in team meetings and 1:1 meetings as required
Other tasks as needed.
The ideal candidate:
- Arts related training with courses in fine arts, disability studies or related field.
- Strong interpersonal skills, preferably with some experience working on a team.
- Comfortable using digital collaboration platforms like Zoom, Microsoft Teams and other Microsoft tools
- Knowledge of and experience within disability arts and culture is considered an asset.
BEING is strongly committed to equity and values diversity. We encourage applications from First Nations, Métis and Inuit persons; persons from the Black community, People of Colour, and people who identify as LGBTQ2S. Applications from disability-identified persons will be prioritized.
To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to Stephanie Nadeau: email@example.com
Thank you for your interest! Only candidates chosen for an interview will be contacted.