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Job Opportunity: Youth Council Outreach Lead

January 27, 2017

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Join WAHC’s team as Youth Council Outreach Lead! This opportunity is great for a recent college/university graduate or a youth interested in work, labour, art and the work of cultural spaces.

Deadline for Applications: January 27th, 2017
Duration: 3 Months (approximately 10-15 hours per month)
Compensation: $1,500 honorarium plus associated travel costs

The ideal candidate is:
•    Age 18-25
•    Has an interest in labour, work, activism and social justice, art and youth leadership; has existing ties to local community groups
•    Is self-motivated and energetic
•    Has an interest and/or past experience in cultural spaces, event planning and public programming

Duties include:
•    Establishing an outreach plan directed at local secondary school students, college and university student groups, local youth councils and other youth groups
•    Executing the work plan by visiting schools and youth meetings, and representing WAHC’s youth council outside of the museum, towards a goal of raising the profile and membership of WAHC’s Youth Council
•    Attending monthly meetings of the Youth Council
•    Contributing ideas for Youth Council programming
•    Developing relationships and potential partnerships with other like-minded youth initiatives

The Youth Council Outreach Lead will report to Tara Bursey, Program Coordinator, Workers Arts & Heritage Centre.

About WAHC:
The Workers Arts and Heritage Centre aims to preserve, honour and promote the culture and history of all working people. But we also hope to learn from the past towards challenging the future – for future generations. The contributions of working people – not only in Canadian history but worldwide – are showcased in art, exhibits, performances and unique programs for children and youth.
www.wahc-museum.ca

Apply with a short expression of interest within the body of an email, and an attached resume, to Tara Bursey, Program Coordinator, at tara@wahc-museum.ca.

WAHC is committed to ensuring a diversity of perspectives, and encourages applications from indigenous people, persons with disabilities, people from racialized or racial minority communities, immigrants and refugees, Francophones, LGBTT, and women.

51 Stuart Street, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8L 1B5       905.522.3003       Public Hours: Wed to SAT > 10am—4pm