Call for Applications - Parks Canada Photographer in Residence


The Centre for Emerging Artists & Designers is excited to announce the return of the Parks Canada Career Launcher for Photography students. Students are invited to apply for this opportunity and a successful applicant will be employed at Rouge Park - Canada’s first national urban park. The recipient will split their time between the office and the filed; processing images in the Rouge National Urban Park photo library, shooting imagery and doing graphic design. Successful applicant will also receive a $500 equipment grant from the CEAD. 

 
DateThursday, January 17, 2019 - 9:30am to Monday, January 28, 2019 - 9:30am

Phone

416-977-6000 Ext. 361

Cost

N/A

Email

tpham@ocadu.ca

Website

https://careerlaunchers.format.com/6002141-2019-parks-canada

Location

Rouge National Urban Park

PDF icon Call for Applications - Parks Canada Photographer in Residence

OPPORTUNITY DESCRIPTION

DEADLINE:  Monday, January 28, 2019

RATE: $16.5/ hour for 35 hours/ week

TERM: Full-time, May - August 2019 (16 weeks)

The Centre for Emerging Artists & Designers is excited to announce the return of the Parks Canada Career Launcher for Photography students. Students are invited to apply for this opportunity and a successful applicant will be employed at Rouge Park - Canada’s first national urban park. The recipient will split their time between the office and the filed; processing images in the Rouge National Urban Park photo library, shooting imagery and doing graphic design.  

Successful applicant will also receive a $500 equipment grant from the CEAD. 

A rich assembly of natural, cultural and agricultural landscapes, Rouge National Urban Park is home to amazing biodiversity, some of the last remaining working farms in the Greater Toronto Area, Carolinian ecosystems, Toronto’s only campground, one of the region’s largest marshes, unspoiled beaches, amazing hiking opportunities, and human history dating back over 10,000 years, including some of Canada’s oldest known Indigenous sites.

Parks Canada is excited to work towards the establishment of Canada’s first national urban park – Rouge National Urban Park – in the Greater Toronto Area.

    QUALIFICATIONS

    • Must be a graduating Photography student or a recent Photography graduate from the class of 2018
    • Must possess a valid driver’s license
    • Available to hold a 5 day week position between May and August 2019
    • Available to work on some weekends
    • Willing to undergo a basic security screening
    • Open to wearing a uniform for special events 
    • Social media skills and experience is desired 
    • Interests and skills in videography and graphic design will be considered as an asset

    SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS

    • Full contact information (Name, phone, and email)
    • Current CV, listing relevant creative experience
    • Online portfolio or an attached PDF portfolio
    • Examples of social media and/or videography experience
    • A statement of interest that contextualizes your creative practice and communicates your interest in the opportunity. Why are you a good match?
    • Written confirmation of the Parks Canada conditions of employment(see Qualifications listed to the left)

    SUBMISSION INSTRUCTION

    Please submit all written components in one (1) PDF to the attention of Tak Pham tpham@ocadu.ca

    For more information, visit the Career Launchers website.

    DateThursday, January 17, 2019 - 9:30am to Monday, January 28, 2019 - 9:30am

    Phone

    416-977-6000 Ext. 361

    Cost

    N/A

    Email

    tpham@ocadu.ca

    Website

    https://careerlaunchers.format.com/6002141-2019-parks-canada

    Location

    Rouge National Urban Park

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    Call for Applications - Parks Canada Photographer in Residence
    Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 9:30am to Monday, January 28, 2019 - 9:30am

    OPPORTUNITY DESCRIPTION

    DEADLINE:  Monday, January 28, 2019

    RATE: $16.5/ hour for 35 hours/ week

    TERM: Full-time, May - August 2019 (16 weeks)

    The Centre for Emerging Artists & Designers is excited to announce the return of the Parks Canada Career Launcher for Photography students. Students are invited to apply for this opportunity and a successful applicant will be employed at Rouge Park - Canada’s first national urban park. The recipient will split their time between the office and the filed; processing images in the Rouge National Urban Park photo library, shooting imagery and doing graphic design.  

    Successful applicant will also receive a $500 equipment grant from the CEAD. 

    A rich assembly of natural, cultural and agricultural landscapes, Rouge National Urban Park is home to amazing biodiversity, some of the last remaining working farms in the Greater Toronto Area, Carolinian ecosystems, Toronto’s only campground, one of the region’s largest marshes, unspoiled beaches, amazing hiking opportunities, and human history dating back over 10,000 years, including some of Canada’s oldest known Indigenous sites.

    Parks Canada is excited to work towards the establishment of Canada’s first national urban park – Rouge National Urban Park – in the Greater Toronto Area.

      QUALIFICATIONS

      • Must be a graduating Photography student or a recent Photography graduate from the class of 2018
      • Must possess a valid driver’s license
      • Available to hold a 5 day week position between May and August 2019
      • Available to work on some weekends
      • Willing to undergo a basic security screening
      • Open to wearing a uniform for special events 
      • Social media skills and experience is desired 
      • Interests and skills in videography and graphic design will be considered as an asset

      SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS

      • Full contact information (Name, phone, and email)
      • Current CV, listing relevant creative experience
      • Online portfolio or an attached PDF portfolio
      • Examples of social media and/or videography experience
      • A statement of interest that contextualizes your creative practice and communicates your interest in the opportunity. Why are you a good match?
      • Written confirmation of the Parks Canada conditions of employment(see Qualifications listed to the left)

      SUBMISSION INSTRUCTION

      Please submit all written components in one (1) PDF to the attention of Tak Pham tpham@ocadu.ca

      For more information, visit the Career Launchers website.

      Venue & Address: 
      Rouge National Urban Park
      Website: 
      https://careerlaunchers.format.com/6002141-2019-parks-canada
      Email: 
      tpham@ocadu.ca
      Phone: 
      416-977-6000 Ext. 361
      Cost: 
      N/A
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