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Summer Design Camp Instructor

Start Date: June 20, 216
End Date: August 26, 2016
Pay: $16/hour
Hours: 40 hours/week

 

Organization Desciption

Design Exchange (DX) is Canada’s only museum dedicated exclusively to the pursuit of design excellence and preservation of design heritage. At a crossroads of multiple disciplines from furniture and architecture to graphics and fashion, DX exhibitions and talks reflect popular contemporary culture. Located in downtown Toronto in the historic and original Toronto Stock Exchange building, the DX annually attracts thousands of visitors of all ages. The DX is a registered non-profit charity.

 

Organization Description

The DX is seeking to fill the contract position of Design Camp Instructor during the eight weeks of camp held during Summer 2016. The Design Camp Instructor will be responsible for working with children between the ages of 6 to 15 on a variety of design activities including daily supervision of the students, delivering the prepared program in a fun and interesting manner, and incorporating their own unique ideas. The Design Camp Instructor will report to the Youth Programs Coordinator, supervise volunteers, and work closely with the other members of the DX Design Camp team.

 

Job Responsibilities

  • Diligent supervision of children aged 6 to 15
  • Instructing students and leading daily design-based projects
  • Set up and maintenance of materials
  • Coordinating with fellow instructors

 

Job Requirements

  • A passion for the mandate and work of the DX, strong knowledge of the design sector and ability to be creative
  • Must be enrolled in, or have graduated from, a post-secondary design or education related program
  • Must have two years previous experience working with children ideally in the design, private-sector and / or socially innovative not-for-profit sectors
  • A good knowledge of Canadian and international design is an asset
  • Excellent interpersonal, teamwork and leadership skills
  • Patience, understanding and compassion to work with children and their parents
  • A Criminal background check will be required
  • CPR and first aid certification will be required

 

How To Apply

Interested applicants should apply via email to education@dx.org and include a detailed CV and a cover letter. 

No phone calls, mail submissions or faxes please. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. The deadline for applications is 5:00 PM on May 13th, 2016.

 

Contact Info

education@dx.org

 

 

Summer Fashion Camp Instructor

Start Date: June 20, 2016
End Date: August 26, 2016
Pay: $16/hour
Hours: 40 hours/week

 

Organization Description

The Design Exchange (DX) is Canada’s only museum dedicated exclusively to the pursuit of design excellence and preservation of design heritage. At a crossroads of multiple disciplines from furniture and architecture to graphics and fashion, DX exhibitions and talks reflect popular contemporary culture. Located in downtown Toronto in the historic and original Toronto Stock Exchange building, the DX annually attracts thousands of visitors of all ages. The DX is a registered non-profit charity.

 

Job Description

The DX is seeking to fill the contract position of Fashion Camp Instructor during the 8 weeks of camp held during Summer 2016. The Fashion Camp Instructor will be responsible for working with children between the ages of 9 and 15 on a variety of fashion design activities including daily supervision of the students, delivering the prepared program in a fun and interesting manner, and incorporating their own unique ideas. The Fashion Camp Instructor will report to the Youth Programs Coordinator, supervise volunteers, and work closely with the other members of the DX Design Camp team.

 

Job Responsibilities

  • Diligent supervision of children aged 9 to 15

  • Instructing students and leading daily fashion design-based projects

  • Set up and maintenance of materials

  • Coordinating with fellow instructors

 

Job Requirements

  • A passion for the mandate and work of the DX, strong knowledge of the design sector and ability to be creative

  • Must be enrolled in, or have graduated from, a post-secondary fashion design or education related program

  • Must have two years previous experience working with children ideally in the design, private-sector and / or socially innovative not-for-profit sectors

  • Must be able to sew, construct a garment, and know finishing techniques

  • A good knowledge of Canadian and international fashion design is an asset

  • Excellent interpersonal, teamwork and leadership skills

  • Patience, understanding and compassion to work with children and their parents

  • A Criminal background check will be required

  • CPR and first aid certification will be required

 

How to Apply

Interested applicants should apply via email to education@dx.org and include a detailed CV and a cover letter. 

No phone calls, mail submissions or faxes please. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. The deadline for applications is 5:00 PM on May 13th, 2016.

 

Contact Info

education@dx.org

 

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