Opportunities

POSITION: Education and Outreach Manager
STATUS:
Full Time Permanent
START DATE:
June 3, 2024
SALARY:
$55,000/year
BENEFITS: Medical and Dental plan; 3 weeks vacation per year

THE POSITION:

Theatre Aquarius, one of Canada’s leading professional non-profit theatres, is searching for an Education and Outreach Manager to manage the creation, development, and coordination of education and community outreach programs. Education programs include theatre school and theatre camps for children, youth and adults in all aspects of theatre and musical theatre. The Education and Outreach Manager will deepen relationship with area schools, lead the growth of our ArtsAlive curriculum-based school outreach program as well as coordinate school matinees and related activities. They will also manage our community outreach program including Community Night, our Ovation Outreach Subsidized Ticket program and other activities that serve our community.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Hire and support artists/instructors for education programs and oversee class lesson planning.
  • Create class lists and schedules.
  • Coordinate school matinees and related programming.
  • Develop and maintain outreach programming and partnerships.
  • Work with community organizations and schools on various outreach activities and programs.
  • Build and maintain partnerships with primary, secondary and post-secondary school.
  • Communicate with artists, families, staff and partners.

REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • 5 years experience in professional theatre and arts education
  • Demonstrated experience developing arts education programming
  • Experience in a professional theatre environment
  • Experience leading a team
  • Computer literacy
  • Superior interpersonal skills
  • Superior written communication skills

APPLICATION PROCESS:

Theatre Aquarius encourages applications from: women; Indigenous people, First Nations, Métis and Inuit persons; black people; members of racialized communities; persons with disabilities; and people of diverse gender identities or expressions.

Theatre Aquarius is committed to providing an accessible, barrier-free recruitment and selection process. Please contact us at searchcommittee@theatreaquarius.org should you require accommodation or if you would like more information regarding our accessibility policies, plans, and programs.

Please apply with a Letter of Interest and CV by email to searchcommittee@theatreaquarius.org.

Applications will be accepted until Friday, April 19, 2024. We thank everyone who applies, but only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. All applications are considered confidential.

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Volunteer Opportunities

Theatre Aquarius volunteers are dedicated and passionate individuals who share a passion for live, professional theatre, and believe that every guest’s experience at the theatre should be memorable!

Volunteers must commit to a minimum of two shifts for each show in our season. Meet new friends and earn complimentary tickets based on hours worked.

DUTIES:

  • Before, during and after performances our volunteers greet guests, respond to questions, scan tickets, sell 50-50 tickets and other merchandise, assist with event set-up and tear-down, hand out programs, usher guests to their seats and help ensure that all theatre spaces are tidy.
  • Some volunteers also assist with administrative duties such as mailings, filings, marketing support, community events, etc.

Theatre Aquarius values diversity in its volunteer team and encourages applications from folks ages 17+ who are members of the IBOC community, the LGBTQIA2+ community and persons with disabilities. We are committed to providing an accessible, barrier-free interview and selection process. Please contact us at volunteers@theatreaquarius.org should you require any accommodations, or if you would like more information regarding our accessibility policies, plans and programs.

Please submit an email application to volunteers@theatreaquarius.org with your name, address, phone number and summarize any relevant work or volunteer experience, as well as the reasons why you want to volunteer at Theatre Aquarius.

VOLUNTEER APPLICATION FORM (PDF)