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    Posted: Apr/18/2017 at 2:29pm

Art Project Coordinator

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 2017-04-18 10:02
Job city: 
Job region: 
Greater Toronto Area
Application Deadline: 
Friday, April 28, 2017 - 11:00pm
Job terms: 
Part-time contract


The mission of the Centre for Spanish-Speaking Peoples (CSSP) is to enhance the quality of life for our community members. We deliver culturally appropriate services to advance the social and economic integration of our community into broader society.

Taking Roots: My Canada - Our Canada is a youth civic engagement project in partnership with the Hispanic Canadian Heritage Council (HCHC), and, Story Centre Canada (SCC). The project seeks to engage emerging Hispanic/Latin American/LatinX artists under 29, as learners and leaders in the making of a visual interpretation of Canada’s history on the occasion of Canada’s 150th year of Confederation. The project provides the opportunity for artists to exchange ideas; get connected to the arts and culture spheres; and show their work to their peers, mentors and community.

Purpose of the position:

  • To coordinate with partners all aspects of planning, coordination and execution of the project within the established deadlines.


  • Draft and publish a call for proposals to commission 18 art pieces (3 pieces maximum per artist) that explore Canada’s history through the lens of Hispanic/Latin American/LatinX artists under 29 years old living in Toronto’s neighbourhood improvement areas
  • To recruit, engage, and provide on-going support and guidance to recruited young artists
  • To recruit established professionals in the community to provide mentorship support to emerging artists
  • To organize and lead meetings with partners, mentors and artists
  • To form new partnerships with arts and culture groups in the City and assist artists in the planning of exhibitio
  • To coordinate digital stories’ workshops for artists and provide ongoing support in the post-production and rendition of individual digital stories
  • Review and monitor project expenses
  • Coordinate with partners and participants four exhibitions at various galleries and/or festivals in the GTA
  • Assist in the curating of the main exhibition in October for Hispanic/Latin American Heritage mont
  • Upload digital stories to social media platforms (Vimeo, Youtube, Facebook, etc.)
  • Include all relevant acknowledgements of ON150 (the funder) into all communication materials dealing with the project;
  • Prepare mid and final evaluation report and write a final report for our funder (ON150
  • Any other duties as needed.


  • A university degree in fine arts, design, film, curatorial studies, art history and/or related discipline; OR, a combination of post-secondary education and work experience
  • Experienced leading the coordination of festivals and/or curating art exhibitions/events in Toronto
  • Excellent communication skills (oral and written English; Spanish is definitely an asset)
  • Proven experience working with - or knowledge of current cultural issues within - Latin American/Hispanic/Latin X’s communities in Toront
  • Able to work under firm deadlines
  • Like to work in a team of individuals with diverse backgrounds
  • Able to use Google Docs; Excel; working knowledge of relevant software is an asset
  • Committed to anti-racism and anti-oppression.

This is a Bargaining Unit Position.
Position Type: Contract (May to December 2017)
Salary/wage: $23.40/hr. (Approximately 23 hrs. /week)

How to Apply:

Send your resume and cover letter by Friday April 28, 2017 to:

Attn: Programs and Services Director
Centre for Spanish Speaking Peoples
2141 Jane Street, 2nd Floor
Toronto – ON M3M 1A2


Fax: 416-533-5731

The Centre for Spanish Speaking Peoples is an equal opportunity employer.

Thank you to all interested parties; however only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Ad augusta per angusta.
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