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Do you love theatre? Are you creative? Are you a leader?
If you answered YES to all three of these, then we need to talk.

OTTAWA SCHOOL OF THEATRE is looking for an Artistic Director who would be responsible for the overall artistic operations and programming of the Ottawa School of Theatre (OST-ETO) through a coherent vision supported by the Managing Director and the OST-ETO Board of Directors. The Artistic Director develops, supports and furthers the mandate of OST-ETO and is responsible for the communication between the staff, teachers, families, Board and community in order to enhance the vision of OST-ETO.

For OST-ETO, the priority is to provide a positive learning experience for students while instilling a love of and desire to learn more about theatre.  The Artistic Director is required to attend and participate in OST-ETO events, Board meetings, appropriate committee meetings, and OST-ETO’s AGM

Please find OST Artistic Director’s job description below:

Closing date for applications is August 31st, 2020.

Please apply with resume and covering letter to: 

Ottawa School of Theatre, 
Shenkman Arts Centre, 
245 Centrum Boulevard, Orleans, ON, K1E 0A1 
or by email : jobs@ost-eto.ca


SUMMER EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Ottawa School of Theatre/ L’École de théâtre d’Ottawa is a registered charity, community organization that provides theatre education for students of all ages.

Ottawa School of Theatre teaches theatre by doing theatre. All camps end with a performance on stage in the Shenkman Arts Centre’s Richcraft Black Box Theatre with costumes, lights, sound and a great deal of fun!

OST is looking for dynamic individuals to join our 2020 Summer team! We are currently seeking Camp Counsellors and Office Assistants for our Summer Camps.

Camp Counsellors

CAMP COUNSELLORS
Potential start date: June 29, 2020 
Contract: Full-time, 9 week, summer position
Hours: 5 days per week, 30 hours per week 
Salary: $15/hour 
Positions available: four (Subject to funding confirmation)
Qualifications:  
– Must meet all Canada Summer Jobs criteria  
– Communication skills in both official languages (oral and written)  
– Capable of working as part of a team  
– Strong interpersonal skills 
– Some experience in customer service  
– A passion for theatre  
– Boundless enthusiasm and energy 
– A genuine love of children 
Tasks and Responsibilities:  
– Assist teachers and the OST-ETO office staff  
– Supervise campers during pre and post care 

Office Assistant

OFFICE ASSISTANT
Potential start date: May 11, 2020 
Contract: Full-time, 16 week contract, summer position 
Hours: 5 days per week, 30 hours per week 
Salary: $15/hour Positions available: one (Subject to funding confirmation) 
Qualifications:  
– Must meet all Canada Summer Jobs criteria 
– Communication skills in both official languages (oral and written) 
– Proficiency in the use of office equipment and using MS Office Suites  
– Capable of working independently and as part of a team  
– Strong interpersonal skills 
– Experience in Customer service  
– Strong organisational skills and attention to detail  
– A passion for theatre  
– Boundless enthusiasm and energy 
– A genuine love of children 
Tasks and Responsibilities:  
– Assist the OST-ETO office staff to ensure the smooth running of the camps  
– Prepare all camp related documentation  
– Process registrations 

Closing date for applications is May 31st, 2020.

These positions are being advertised in anticipation of funding under the Canada Summer Jobs initiative. To be eligible, you must be between 15 and 30 years of age on the start date of the job. You must also be a Canadian Citizen, Permanent Resident or a Refugee under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act. 

Please apply with resume and covering letter to: 

Sue Webb, Managing Director,
Ottawa School of Theatre, 
Shenkman Arts Centre, 
245 Centrum Boulevard, Orleans, ON, K1E 0A1 
or by email : office@ost-eto.ca


Volunteer Opportunities

We are also recruiting volunteers who are at least 14 years of age for Summer camps. If you are interested, please send your resume to office@ost-eto.ca along with your availability.