Radio CKUT is currently seeking 2 Youth Radio Camp Workshop Facilitators to schedule and plan seven weeks of camp activities, as well as lead the campers through the activities in the summer.
This is a 10 week, full-time contract. 40 hours a week. Wage: $11.00/hr
Start Date: Monday, June 8th 2015. End Date: Friday, August 14th 2015. (10 weeks)
Required Availability: Monday – Friday 8:00am to 4:00pm.
About the Position
Radio CKUT, in partnership with McGill Conservatory Daycamps, is offering a unique opportunity for youth between the ages of 10 to 17 to learn the ins-and-outs of radio broadcasting at our Youth Radio Camp. Over a week long session campers will write, produce and act in a radio play, will conduct interviews and create short documentaries, learn to dj, and at the end of the week will produce and host a live radio show on CKUT!
Radio CKUT is seeking two camp facilitators to work with our youth campers over the summer. This is a great opportunity for students with a background in communication studies, sound production, journalism, education or related fields or with a practical background in campus/community radio to practice and share their skills while working in a fully bilingual environment. All sessions will be conducted in French and English.
Tasks and Responsibilities
• Work closely with another YRC Workshop facilitator to schedule, plan and implement seven weeks of summer camp activities
• Attend specialized first aid training and a camp-wide orientation to rules, conduct and regulations.
• Facilitate technical trainings on portable recording devices, audio editing software, operating the on-air broadcasting studio and the production studio.
• Prepare workshops that focus on the development of radio skills such as: interview techniques, produce a run-sheet to prepare for a radio show, develop topics to explore for radio documentaries for the sessions, produce and host a radio show.
• Outreach to artists, CKUT volunteers and staff members to help lead workshops on creative and artistic sound production.
• Assist the campers in the planning, preparation and production of each weekly radio show.
• Maintain weekly reports of activities and keep archives for each session of camp.
• Prepare a final report (based on the weekly reports) outlining accomplishments, success and any challenges of the Youth Radio Camp, and provide recommendations for future camps.
• Meet regularly with the Camp Coordinator and the Funding & Outreach Coordinator to discuss scheduling, budgets and best practices.
• English and French spoken
• Age 18 years or older
• Experience in radio and/or sound production
• Knowledge of multitrack editing software
• Knowledge of audio recording techniques and parameters
• Experience in day camps and/or in teaching to teenagers is an asset
• Good conflict management and judgment in decision-making
• Approaches unforeseen situations in a good-humored way
• Good communication skills and outgoing personality; works well in groups
• Students majoring in sound art and production, communications, or journalism are encouraged to apply as well as those with practical experience in sound production or broadcast journalism
Additional Requirements for Canada Summer Jobs/Young Canada Works Eligible candidates:
• are between 15 and 30 years of age;
• have been registered as a full-time student in the previous academic year and intend to return to school on a full-time basis in the next academic year;
• are Canadian citizens or permanent residents or have official refugee protection status under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (foreign students are not eligible);
• are legally entitled to work in Canada, according to relevant provincial/territorial legislation and regulations.
About Radio CKUT
CKUT 90.3FM is a not-for-profit campus-based community radio station in Montreal. As a campus/community radio station, CKUT’s mandate is to provide an essential service to those in the Montreal community whose needs are not met by mainstream commercial radio. CKUT functions not only as an alternative to the status quo, but as a viable community resource. CKUT serves as a training ground for the community and student populations, and in doing so, provides an essential educational and informational service to the greater Montreal community.
CKUT is a progressive working environment and recognizes experiences outside of the formal workforce as important qualifications. Applicants should feel free to make mention of the diverse experiences that they may have had that would make them qualified for this position.
How to Apply
Please send CV and cover letter to email@example.com with the subject line “Youth Radio Camp” or drop off in person at 3647 University, Montreal, H3A 2B3. Deadline to apply is Sunday, May 3rd at 11:00PM EST
For more information, or if you have any questions contact Nicole at 514-448-4041 ext 8991 or firstname.lastname@example.org
CKUT is committed to deconstructing systematic barriers to employment – including but not limited to: race, gender identity, sexual orientation, and disability. If you would like to be considered for employment equity please indicate such in your cover letter.