Careers & Volunteering


Current Career Opportunities

 

Current Volunteer Opportunities



Hart House Creative Programs Assistant

Do you love making things with your hands and sharing that joy with others? Love to facilitate play, experimentation and wellness for fellow students while building community on campus? Do you understand the importance of creative expression in creating balance in life?

If yes, then, this is the job is for you! Hart House is looking for a pair of committed, passionate, and creatively skilled students to assist with our Get Crafty and Family Sunday programs. Get Crafty is a series of free weekly drop-in craft workshops, every Thursday from 11 am to 1 pm at Hart House. We also offer mobile Get Crafty workshops on an on-going basis that are delivered at various locations across all three campuses. Get Crafty integrates craft and community as a way of promoting wellness, lowering stress levels, and inspiring creativity and play. Family Sundays happen one Sunday a month, September through April, and engage students with children through arts-based cultural programming. Additionally, the Creative Programs Assistant will help out with our main hallway exhibition space, Talking Walls.

Ideal candidates are creative, confident, and open minded individuals who love to teach and encourage others. We are looking for assistance in growing and strengthening our programs through:

  • Dynamic and rigorous program delivery
  • Intentional collaborative program design
  • Greater outreach and online presence
  • Deepening community connections and partnerships, both off and on campus
  • Better understanding student needs and program outcomes through innovative and engaging assessment techniques
Qualifications:
  • Current U of T student
  • Workstudy eligible
  • Experienced crafter or artist with teaching or facilitation experience
  • Knowledge of basic art/craft skills (sewing, collage, stencil, etc) and a willingness to learn new skills
  • Organized and calm in chaotic, highly energized environments
  • Experience using social media to build community
  • Reliable, committed and responsible student who is capable of independent work
  • Excellent interpersonal skills supported by an open-minded, non-judgmental approach
Duties:
  • Delivery of arts-based workshops independently and with a partner on the St. George, UTM, and UTSC campuses
  • Assistance with tutorial design and creating prototypes
  • Organizing materials and tools for multiple workshops
  • Taking documentary photographs of participants and activities, organizing and uploading photos
  • Frequent use of social media platforms to advertise and build community for Get Crafty/Family Sundays
  • Partnership development
  • Assistance with themed project design for Family Sundays activities as required
  • Assistance at Family Sundays (one Sunday/month), supporting families to participate in arts and crafts-based activities
  • Assistance with Talking Walls, Hart House’s main hallway exhibition space

 

There is a possibility of continuing the position beyond the work study term. Please forward your resume and cover letter to the attention of Day Milman no later than August 26. Applications received after that date, will not be read. Earliest start date could be August 29. Due to the high number of applications, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Apply through the Career Learning Network
Posting ID 80173


Hart House Finance Committee Student Membership

Hart House’s Finance Committee provides opportunities to learn valuable skills in financial management by participating in conversations and decisions about budgetary and financial policies and issues. We welcome students from all disciplines (it’s an opportunity for students enrolled in finance-related degree programs to bring theory to practice; and we also provide educational training sessions for students without a financial background). Skills acquired through involvement as a committee member can be applied to both individual and organizational financial management. The Finance Committee mandate applies to all financial aspects of Hart House with particular focus on the following:

      • Participate in advising the Board of Stewards on policies that affect the financial management of the House
      • Analyze the annual budget
      • Make recommendations for the House’s long-range plans
      • Consider capital expense requests
      • Monitor financial operating performance
      • Oversee the annual audit process
      • Participate in the Audit Sub-Committee

To get involved, contact danny.wen@utoronto.ca or suzanne.macintyre@utoronto.ca

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Hart House Theatre Volunteers

Discover the inner workings of live theatre. Get involved in the season’s programming and join the blend of students and professionals, actors, playwrights, dancers, directors, musicians and technicians in a unique formal and informal educational opportunity. Be a part the University of Toronto’s Performing Arts Leader Since 1919.

Contact Gillian Lewis, Education & Production Coordinator at gillian.lewis@utoronto.ca or call 416.978.6392

For more information visit the theatre’s volunteer information page located here >>
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Clubs & Committees

To find a club or committee that speaks to your interests, visit our Clubs and Committees page with a complete list of all the clubs and committees as well as information about each one.

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