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Youth Program Leader (En plein art)

Job description

Under the responsibility of the General and Artistic Direction 


The Youth Program Leader is responsible for facilitating the workshops and creative activities for the 2022 art day camp. He/She is responsible for training the team of facilitators in the content and pedagogical techniques of the program. During the camp, he/she is responsible for supervising and guiding the facilitators who are responsible for their groups of children. The objective of this role is to ensure a fun and interactive learning experience for the children in a safe and stimulating environment.


– Ensure the running of the workshops: time and material management, demonstrations of techniques, encouraging children’s participation, etc. ;
– Train, supervise and evaluate the work of the facilitators;
– Ensure the participation of the facilitators in the workshops related to the weekly themes;
– Assist the facilitators with daily activities (breaks, outdoor games in the Parc de L’Imaginaire);
– Accompany the group on outings and support the integration of each participant;
– Contribute to photographing the art day camp to document the progress of workshops and activities;
– Participate in a post-mortem meeting after the submission of a report on the camp experience;
– Ensure the maintenance of a safe and clean environment in the studio and Parc.


– The candidate must be in the process of obtaining or have a degree in education, fine arts, art history or a related field.
– Experience working with youth (6-12 years old).
– Bilingualism; Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, in French and English.
– Knowledge of art history and art practices.
– Experience with drawing and art-making techniques in a studio setting.
– Excellent organizational and time management skills.
– Ability to be flexible and adapt teaching practices to a variety of audiences.
– Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Terms and conditions of employment

The conditions of employment are in accordance with Quebec labour standards.
– 40 hrs/week position
– Salary of $18/hr
– Daytime availability during the week (8:30 AM-4:30 PM)
– Training dates (paid): July 4-8, 2022.
– Program facilitation dates: July 11 – August 19, 2022.
L’Imagier is committed to promoting diversity and representation within our organization. We strive to provide and maintain a fair and equitable environment for all by valuing and respecting individual differences for our enrichment and that of the community we serve. 


Deadline: April 15, 2022.
Please send your resume and cover letter by email to the attention of Leonore-Namkha Beschi:


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