Outreach Co-ordinator Intern, Haliburton Sculpture Forest


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Outreach Co-ordinator Intern – Haliburton Sculpture Forest

Haliburton Ontario

Wage: $20.00/hour – 35 hours per week
November 23, 2020 – March 26, 2021

Application Deadline: November 13, 5:00 pm.

This position involves the development and implementation of a communications and social media strategy for the Haliburton Sculpture Forest – a four season outdoor destination featuring a collection of sculptures situated on forest trails.

We are looking at ways to extend our reach into different cultural communities in the GTA and creative ways to use our social media platforms to generate interest in the Sculpture Forest. The intern will also work with the Curator and Board of Directors to create an ambassador and volunteer program to support the public relations and operations of the Sculpture Forest and create a new brochure/guide map for the Sculpture Forest.

The Haliburton Sculpture Forest is located in Glebe Park which includes the campus of the Haliburton School of Art + Design. The Sculpture Forest has a permanent collection of over 40 sculptures and attracts thousands of visitors throughout the year.

Skills and attributes required: an interest in the arts, good computer skills, good communications skills and initiative, good organizational skills, completion of post-secondary studies related to museum studies, arts, culture, education, and marketing, or business.

The selected candidate may work remotely from any location in Ontario. Expectation that the selected candidate will travel to Haliburton to tour the Sculpture Forest and for face to face meetings two or three times during the course of internship.

Access to own transportation is an asset. Travel costs will be covered.

We encourage applications from persons with a disability, BIPOC individuals and new Canadians.

This position is funded through Young Canada Works at Building Careers in Heritage, candidates must be under the age of 30 and a college or university graduate.

This position is supported by Young Canada Works at Building Careers in Heritage. An individual may be eligible to apply if they:

  • are a college or university graduate;
  • are a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident, or have refugee status in Canada (non-Canadians holding temporary work visas or awaiting permanent status are not eligible);
  • are legally entitled to work in Canada;
  • are between 16 and 30 years of age at the start of employment;
  • are willing to commit to the full duration of the work assignment;
  • will not have another full-time job (over 30 hours a week) while employed with the program;
  • are currently unemployed or underemployed;
  • are not receiving Employment Insurance (EI) benefits while employed with the program; and
  • have not previously participated in or been paid under this or any other Career Focus internship program funded under the Government of Canada’s Youth Employment Strategy.

Our hiring committee will select the best qualified candidates for an interview. The Haliburton Sculpture Forest is an equal opportunity employer.

Please forward your cover letter and resume to Jim Blake, Curator, Haliburton Sculpture Forest by e-mail to info@haliburtonsculptureforest.ca. Deadline for submission November 13, 5:00 pm.

We thank all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. For further details visit: www.haliburtonsculptureforest.ca