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Education and Outreach at the Canadian Opera Company is looking for an energetic and responsible Program Assistant to provide program support and supervise a group of up to 25 children as part of the Scotiabank After School Opera Program at our North York location:

NORTH YORK, Pleasantview Community Centre, 545 Van Horne Ave. (Victoria Park and Finch)
Wednesdays from 4 to 6 p.m.
Sept 28 to Nov 30, 2016
Jan 11 to Mar 8, 2017
Mar 29 to May 31, 2017

The Scotiabank After School Opera Program annually introduces 300 children ages 7 to 12 to opera as a collective celebration of vocal music, drama and visual arts. Each term, under the guidance of the lead artist, a program assistant, and special guests, children explore opera through singing, composing, and drama. This fun and unique program develops children’s performance and music skills and nurtures their self-confidence. Friends and family are invited to attend a celebratory performance on the final day. The Program Assistant contributes to the accessibility and appreciation of opera and the success of the Scotiabank After School Opera Program by establishing a safe and welcoming environment in which young participants can engage in creative exploration of the art form.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to We thank all candidates who apply, however only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.

Closing date: September 5, 2016 at midnight.

For more information about the Scotiabank After School Opera Program and all of the COC’s education and outreach initiatives, please visit our website at or contact

The COC is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process. If you require an accommodation, please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs.

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