Position Available: Program and Archiving Assistant

Mural Routes is currently seeking a Program and Archiving Assistant for a 12-week Canada Summer Jobs position. Interested candidates are asked to send a cover letter and resume in PDF form to natalie@muralroutes.ca by 9am on Friday, May 19th, 2017

Job Description:

The successful candidate will undertake two key tasks:

Program Assistance: Contribute to the coordination and execution of Mural Routes’ summer programs, including education programs, mural projects, and special events, as well as the planning of the 18th National Mural Symposium and Mural Routes Annual General Meeting (to be held in fall 2017). Duties will include social media and website support, communications, research, and administration.

Research and Archiving: Undertake two ongoing, independent projects: archiving Mural Routes documentation, and researching murals in Toronto and across Canada. The first task will involve reviewing files, primarily those related to mural projects and artists, and developing and executing an effective archival system. The second task will require the assistant to research mural artists and organizations across the country, ultimately supporting the population of the Mural Map of Canada (hosted on the Mural Routes website) and the creation of additional, local mural maps.

Contract dates: Monday, June 5th– Friday, August 25th, 2017

Rate of Pay: $12 per hour, 37.5 hours per week for 12 weeks

Location: Mural Routes Office, 1859 Kingston Rd, Toronto

Applicant Requirements:

This position is part of the Canada Summer Jobs program. Applicants must be:

  1. Between 15 – 30 years of age;
  2. Registered as a full-time student and intending return to school on a full time basis during the next academic year;
  3. A Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act
  4. Legally entitled to work in Canada

Preference will be given to applicants with interest and experience in murals, public art, community art, arts administration, and/or archiving and information studies.

About Mural Routes

Mural Routes is the only not-for-profit arts service organization in Canada dedicated to the creation, development, education, and promotion of public wall art. Through a range of programs and services, Mural Routes works to inspire the creation of extraordinary public wall art that serves as a catalyst for community building.

How to Apply:

Interested applicants are asked to send a resume and cover letter in PDF format to natalie@muralroutes.ca by 9am on Friday, May 19th, 2017

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