Call for Socially Conscious Artists: Refocus Project
WE.WILL.NOW JOB POSTING
VOLUNTEER SOCIALLY CONSCIOUS ARTISTS
We Will Now Youth International Development Projects is a non-profit organization focused on supporting and encouraging youth residents of low income communities to become more socially and civically engaged in global development. Our objective is to provide quality learning opportunities both locally and abroad that strengthen communities and individuals to be self-sustaining leaders. We.Will.Now envisions a cross-cultural connection between low-income communities of Toronto, and those throughout the world. A connection built on shared experiences, and resources, and linked through social interaction, community engagement and education. WWN works to create cross-cultural programs and projects that meet the needs of marginalized groups throughout the world, supports the priorities within the respective communities, and also allows for information sharing and dialogue.
POSITION: SOCIALLY CONSCIOUS ARTISTS
RATE OF PAY: N/A
DATE & TIME COMMITMENT: WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 22ND, 2012 – 5:30PM TO 8:30PM
LOCATION: ART GALLERY OF ONTARIO – 317 DUNDAS STREET WEST (Dundas St West & University Ave)
DESCRIPTION: Through the Refocus project a group of young people from across the city of Toronto, will identify a social cause that they are passionate about, with the assistance of highly skilled socially conscious artists they will work to further explore their cause and through
dedicated workshops begin to transform the social cause into a piece of art, that will become the city-wide symbol.
We are currently seeking socially conscious artists to facilitate workshops, focused on exposing participants to various social conscious art pieces and techniques.
Facilitate art-focused workshop/s
Facilitate group discussions
surrounding social conscious art
Discuss various techniques and processes
Engage group in activities to support learning
HOW TO APPLY: Send your resume and one sample (please do not exceed 8.5x11) of your
work to Mellonie at firstname.lastname@example.org
THANK YOU FOR YOUR INTEREST HOWEVER ONLY SELECTED APPLICANTS WILL BE CONTACTED