We're hiring!

ABOUT US 

Built in 1918, we are an independent cinema and multi-use performance space which functions as the entertainment hub of Prince Edward County. We are a community-minded organization dedicated to serving the needs of our diverse population.  As part of our Youth Employment and Engagement Initiative, hiring priority will be given to County (and surrounding area) residents under 30. We encourage BIPOC applicants to apply. We are grateful to Canada Summer Jobs, Young Canada Works and The County Foundation for making this initiative possible. 


HOW TO APPLY

  • Create cover letter and resume as one pdf 
  • Attach it to an email with  the  JOB TITLE  in the subject line.  
  • Send to info@theregenttheatre.org

Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. We thank everyone who applies!

INDIGENOUS  YOUTH OUTREACH & ENGAGEMENT COORDINATOR

We are looking for a returning student to lead our Indigenous Youth Outreach & Engagement activities designed to improve access to entertainment for youth in the County and beyond. 

The role will involve: building on existing relationships, conducting and consolidating research to identify community partners; recommending, planning and developing new programs for indigenous youth in consultation with management and community stakeholders; researching our heritage space including a history of the land and past relations between indigenous communities and the Regent Theatre; assisting with the creation of assessment tools (i.e. surveys); conducting online and in-person outreach to establish contact and cultivate relationships with community partners; assisting with the creation and implementing a project plan including a social media strategy for new indigenous focused initiatives; conducting surveys and compiling results; creating a final report of findings and making recommendations. Other duties include volunteer recruitment, data entry and other duties as assigned. Reporting to the General Manager. 

The ideal candidate for this job is a post-secondary student of a communications, arts administration, project management or social work and/or advocacy program interested in gaining experience in community building within the not-for-profit sector. Interested parties over 18 years of age are encouraged to apply.  A good researcher and great organizer who can work with minimal supervision to accomplish project goals. A natural people person, comfortable engaging people in conversation one on one and speaking to groups (virtually and in person). Someone who takes responsibility and initiative to get the job done and can think creatively when presented with challenges. Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) are required. Social media savvy is key to the engagement portion of this role. Proficiency in MS Word is essential. Working knowledge of SurveyMonkey and MS Outlook is preferred. And interest in audio story-telling is a bonus.   

In addition to the researching and conducting outreach as outlined, the candidate will assist producers in recruiting indigenous youth interested in participating in our podcast series.  Combining our heritage features for the digital age the Regent has devised an old-time variety show style podcast to be recorded live with an audience and broadcast free online. Featuring stories, art and music Made-in-the-County is intended to capture the County‚Äôs cultural heritage.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         
Connection to and knowledge of the County is crucial to success in this role.  Must be eligible for Young Canada Works Student Summer Job Program. Must be a returning full-time student. Must have a computer and internet connection to enable remote working. 

Deadline: Open until filled
Start Date: ASAP 
Term: Flexible hours, part-time.  16 weeks. 30 hrs/week
Rate: $16/hr