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Summer Student Employment (2 positions)
We are currently accepting applications for summer student employment. Both positions should comply with the guidelines set out by Canada Summer Jobs:
  • Was registered as a full-time student during the preceding academic year
  • Intends to return to school on a full-time basis during the next academic year
  • Is a student in a secondary, post-secondary, vocational or technical program;
  • Is between 15 and 30 years of age at the time of intake/selection
  • Is a Canadian Citizen, permanent resident
  • Is legally entitled to work according to the relevant provincial/territorial legislation and regulations; and
  • Is not working 30 hours or more per week at another job
POSITION #1: SUMMER STUDENT PROMOTIONS ASSISTANT
Employment: 14 weeks (Monday to Friday, 35 hours per week)

Job Description: The selected student will assist with the creation of promotion materials for the Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre Society's 2016/2017 presentation season. Created materials will include press releases, descriptive blurbs, brochures, posters, handbills, newspaper ad mats, point of sale advertising, lobby displays, direct mail promotion, website, and window advertising. The materials will support the Society's Summer Children's programming, Dance Series, Theatre Series, Kids' Theatre Series, and Special Presentation Series. The work will predominantly take place at a computer work station within the theatre's administrative office, using a combination of Adobe Creative Suite (Indesign, Illustrator and Photoshop) and Microsoft Office software. The Student will also be producing some of the physical promotional materials utilizing our commercial grade printer and cutter.

Some Fields of Study related to this job include (but not inclusive): Journalism, Graphic Design, and Visual Arts.

POSITION #2: SUMMER STUDENT PROGRAM ASSISTANT
Employment: 14 weeks (hours and days vary - 35 hours per week)

Job Description: The selected student will assist with the implementation of summer programs at the Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre. For our annual Children's Theatre Camp, the student will work with the theatre's staff and the Camp representatives to promote, enroll participants, schedule and run auditions and assist with rehearsals. Essential to the program's communications, the student will work with the youth attending the camp, ensure safety and supervisory needs are met, and ensure materials needed for the camp and performances are provided. After the camp is concluded, the student will assist our Technical Director with seasonal equipment and theatre maintenance.

Some Fields of Study related to this job include (but not inclusive): Technical Theatre programs, Technical production studies and Theatre Arts programs.

Please note: Both student postings are contingent on the Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre Society receiving appropriate funding from Canada Summer Jobs
How To Apply
Unless otherwise specified, interested applicants should drop off or mail cover letter and resume to:

Pamela Burns Resch - Executive Director
Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre
3800 33rd Street
Vernon, British Columbia
V1T 5T6

While we thank everyone who applies, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
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