Rebels with a Cause Film Festival - Canada Summer Job Posting

Rebels with a Cause Film Festival Administrative Coordinator

Position Summary

This position will assist in creating a sustainable Rebels with a Cause Film Festival, as well as organizing a smaller Rebels Film event in the Jane and Finch community this year.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Develop partnerships with necessary community partners, including but not limited to Yorkwoods Library, Jane Finch Action Against Poverty, West-Side Arts Hub, North York Arts, and Toronto Art Reach

  • Assist in developing the Rebels with a Cause Film Festival Board of Directors

  • Identify and apply for potential grants to to ensure long-term sustainability of the Festival in the North York community

  • Organize a Rebels Film event in the Jane and Finch community

  • Provide administrative support as needed

  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Strong understanding of the community organizations in the Jane and Finch community

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, business administration, project management

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Excellent skills in problem-solving, communication, collaboration, and decision making

  • Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills and proven ability to work under pressure with minimal direction

Note: This position is made possible through Canada Summer Jobs, a federal initiative providing funding to small organizations to create summer job opportunities for young people aged 15-30 years. Students must be full-time intending to return to their studies in the next school year.  


Compensation and Benefits
   Full Time Contract (8 weeks, 30 hours/week)
   Hourly Wage: $15.00/hour
   Anticipated start date: July 4, 2016


How to Apply
Please submit your cover letter, resume and statement to opirgcsj2016@gmail.com by June 24th at 5:00pm. We encourage applicants to describe the contributions and experiences they would bring to the OPIRG organization in their cover letter. All applicants are asked for a brief statement on their views of power and oppression.

OPIRG welcomes the contributions that individuals from marginalized communities bring to our organization, and invites aboriginal people, people of colour, poor and working class people and those on social assistance, women, gays, lesbians, bisexuals, queer-oriented people; transgender, transsexual, intersex and two-spirit people; single parents, members of ethnic minorities, immigrants, and people with disabilities to apply. If you are contacted by OPIRG York regarding an interview or job opportunity, please advise if you require accommodations.

We thank all applicants for their interest. Please note that due to the volume of resumes, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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