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The draw was made on September 8, 2019 at the APN Offices. The winning ticket was drawn by APN President Neil Fleming….

And the winner is - Ticket 116 - Alex Currie.

Thank you to everyone who bought a ticket and supported the work of APN. Thanks to your generosity we were able to raise $5000.00.

JOB OPPORTUNITY (EDMONTON):

Alberta Playwrights’ Network – YouthRiot YEG In-Room Facilitator

 YouthRiot YEG is a free, 10-week program geared specifically towards youth on the LGBTQ2S+ spectrum that teaches different styles of creative writing for performance. We are seeking an In-Room Facilitator for our inaugural run of YouthRiot here in Edmonton. The In-Room facilitator will work closely with both the Artistic Associate and the Program Coordinator to create and provide a safe environment in which the program participants can learn, grow, and thrive.

Responsibilities:

·       Attending all YouthRiot YEG sessions (Wednesday evenings from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm) starting October 2, 2019 and continuing to December 3, 2019, including the final presentation

·       Reviewing applications to the program

·       Leading group check-ins at the start of each session

·       Working with the group to ensure the creation, negotiation, and facilitation of Safe Space for the participants

·       Planning and leading activities with the participants, including ensemble-building exercises

·       Assisting participants with goal-setting and troubleshooting on projects

·       Creative problem solving with both groups and individuals

·       Assisting guest instructors as required

·       Fostering a creative, inclusive workspace for the participants

Requirements:

·       Background or prior experience in project coordination, youth education, group facilitation, or similar areas

·       Must feel at ease working with teenagers and young adults

·       Excellent written and verbal communication skills

·       Collaborative problem-solving/conflict resolution abilities

·       Satisfactory background screening is required for this position, which includes a Criminal Record Check/Police Information Check

·       First Aid/CPR is an asset

This is a part-time contract position with an approximate start date of September 25, 2019 and an approximate end date of December 10, 2019. Compensation for the position is $1000, with a schedule of payment to be agreed upon by both APN and the contractor.

Interested applicants should send a one-page cover letter and CV detailing all relevant experience to APN Artistic Associate, Bevin Dooley (bevin@albertaplaywrights.com). Any questions about the position or its requirements can be directed to Bevin as well.

Applications for this position will be accepted until September 17 at 11:59 pm.


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INSTRUCTION. ONE-ON-ONE PLAY DEVELOPMENT. MENTORSHIP. ADVOCACY. WORKSHOPS.


Alberta Playwrights' Network is ready to move your play to the next level.

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