Opportunities

Power Youth Teaching Assistant
Job Ref #180J90-ET

The Power Youth Teaching Assistant is an entry-level position for the individual who wants to enhance their skills in and knowledge of arts and education in a challenging and rewarding environment. Reporting to the Power Youth Coordinator, this position is responsible for assisting our Power Youth Artists-in-Residence in their offsite programming at Boys and Girls Clubs and Toronto Public Library. The Power Youth Teaching Assistant must have an interest in art and a passion for enhancing youth’s lives through the arts, with a desire to understand the and embrace the goals of the Power Youth program. This is a part-time position for 24 hours per week, and consists of off-site program assistance and onsite administrative assistance.

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Power Youth Artist In Residence
Job Ref #180J92-ET

The Power Plant is seeking proposals from working artists, experienced with community engagement, for creative and meaningful projects inspired by contemporary art for youth in priority neighbourhoods. The Power Plant’s Power Youth program delivers contemporary art programming for youth ages 12 to17 at four off-site locations in Toronto. We are currently seeking to fill four positions for Fall 2018 and Winter 2019’s Power Youth Artists-in-Residence. The successful candidates will deliver 14-week programs for the Boys and Girls Clubs of Weston-Mount Dennis, the Boys and Girls Clubs of Lawrence Heights, Toronto Kiwanis Boys and Girls Clubs or Toronto Public Library. First round of interviews will be conducted with TPP staff followed by a second round of interviews with youth participants.

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Volunteer


GALLERY ASSISTANCE

Volunteers  are  a  crucial  part  of  the operations and ongoing success of The Power Plant's operations and programming. The Power Plant currently seeks volunteers in the Gallery Assistance role; responsibilities include welcoming and greeting visitors, engaging with the public, activating artworks, promoting gallery programs and membership, ensuring the security of works in the gallery space and assisting with onsite events.
 

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Please fill out this volunteer application form and send it to info@thepowerplant.org for consideration.


Other

 
ONTARIO ARTS COUNCIL EXHIBITION ASSISTANCE

Opportunity Type: Grants & Funding
DEADLINE: 30 October 2018 & 15 January 2019

The Power Plant is a third party recommender for Exhibition Assistance grants from the Ontario Arts Council (OAC). The program is available to artists who have confirmed upcoming exhibitions either locally, nationally or internationally, and seeks assistance with costs related to presenting their work in an exhibition.

Applications are assessed twice a year, please see deadlines listed above. Full submission guidelines, application form, map of exhibition assistance zones and list of all exhibition assistance recommenders are available on the OAC website.

For more information please contact Nabila Abdel Nabi, Assistant Curator, at 416.973.4932 or nabdelnabi@thepowerplant.org.

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