Drama School Teaching Support – Etobicoke Location
Volunteer Toronto
Toronto, Ontario
3d ago

Description & Details

POSITION DESCRIPTION :

Young People’s Theatre (YPT) is seeking Drama School Teaching Support volunteers to help engage students in dramatic experiences, engaging play, and storytelling in classes facilitated by professional artist educators.

This year, the Drama School is celebrating 50 years! It is the oldest and largest of its kind in Canada. Our weekly classes introduce young people to theatre and help them develop into positive, social beings.

Classes are held for students in JK through to Grade 12.

VOLUNTEER RESPONSIBILITIES :

  • Assist YPT artist educators in the delivery of classroom content
  • Lead and demonstrate drama exercise
  • Assist with weekly set-up and tear down
  • Work with YPT artist-educators on the management and supervision of all participants
  • Help students prepare for final participation day for family and friends.
  • COMMITMENT :

    We are currently recruiting volunteers for our WINTER TERM ETOBICOKE CLASSES at The Assembly Hall (Kipling & Lakeshore).

    Our weekly drama school classes at this location on :

    SATURDAYS from January 11 March 7

    Classes are held over three nine-week terms (fall / winter / spring). Volunteers commit to one term at a time and the general commitment is between 2-3 hours each week.

    There are four different locations where you can volunteer with our Drama School classes : Downtown Toronto, Etobicoke, North York and Scarborough.

    QUALITIES :

  • Strong communication skills and ability to be a team player and positive role model
  • Experience or interest in working with children
  • At least 14 years old
  • The position is perfect for high school students, drama or arts administration students, and those pursuing education-based careers.
  • BENEFITS :

  • Develop leadership skills in a dynamic and fun environment while working with children
  • Volunteer hours and references for future work and schooling
  • Complimentary show tickets to select performances in our 2019 / 20 season
  • Drama School 50th Anniversary T-Shirt
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