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Welcome to Harbourfront Centre's online resource for employment opportunities. Simply click on the title of each position listed below for further information. Specific application instructions can be found within each job posting.

Harbourfront Centre is committed to building a diverse workforce and strongly encourages qualified applicants from all backgrounds to apply.

IFOA Booksales Associate-Job Ref#16J079

HARBOURFRONT CENTRE
Employment Opportunity
IFOA Booksales Associate


Job Ref. #16J079-ET

Number of vacancies: 1

Established in 1974, IFOA is a world renowned in the literary arts, highly recognized for its excellence in festival and event organization. Over the years, IFOA has welcomed more than 8500 writers from more than 100 countries, including 22 Nobel laureates and countless other award winners, which has ensured that IFOA is considered the pre-eminent venue for readings in the world.

Throughout the year IFOA programming includes a weekly reading series, annual festivals, including the International Festival of Authors, and a wide variety of special events. The IFOA Booksales Associate will be assisting our Festival Consultant at our pop-up book store that takes place during the Festival in a sales and customer service capacity. The incumbent will be required to commit to working a minimum of four 6 hour shifts. As a small not-for-profit organization that produces world-class literary events and festivals, the ability to work in a team environment is a necessity. The incumbent must also posses a strong attention to detail and feel comfortable handling cash.

Major Duties:
Providing Festival Consultant assistance with:
• Offering advice and books recommendations when required
• Cash handling and processing POS payments
• Issuing receipts and tracking sales inventory
• Maintaining stock and general upkeep of the sales floor
• Set-up and take down of pop-up bookstore during Festival
• Other duties of a similar nature as required

Skills and Requirements:
The successful candidate must have:
• Strong organizational skills and show attention to detail
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office or equivalent
• Experience with POS desirable
• Ability to show tact and diplomacy when dealing with contacts, authors, and the general public
• Ability to lift and move up to 20lbs and stand for long periods of time
• An awareness of current literary topics is desirable but not mandatory

Start Date: October 17, 2016
End Date: November 1, 2016
Duration: Approximately 11 days
Remuneration: $11.50/hr
Application Deadline: October 4th, 2016 by noon

Interested applicants should FORWARD RESUME quoting Job Ref. #16J079-ET to:

Human Resources Department
235 Queens Quay West, Toronto, ON M5J 2G8
EMAIL: Jobs@harbourfrontcentre.com

Harbourfront Centre is committed to building a diverse workforce and strongly encourages qualified applicants from all backgrounds to apply.

Learn to Skate Head Instructor & Program Assistant-Job Ref#16J070


HARBOURFRONT CENTRE
Employment Opportunity
Learn to Skate Head Instructor & Program Assistant

Job Ref. # 16J070-ET
Number of vacancies: 1

Harbourfront Centre, on Toronto's waterfront, is an innovative non-profit cultural organization which creates, for a diverse public, events and activities of excellence that enliven, educate and entertain. Currently, we are looking for motivated and reliable individuals to work as Learn to Skate Head Instructor & Program Assistant, at our scenic outdoor skating rink to provide skating lessons to children, youth and adults.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

• Provides leadership to the Learn to Skate program by supporting instructors in the planning and delivery of lessons.
• Assigns duties and shifts to the instructors that are appropriate to the staff’s skill and experience.
• Provides participants with an update on the status of the lessons, follows-up on customer feedback and organizes private lessons
• Promotes safe practices while providing assistance, feedback and encouragement to all skaters in their care.
• Teaches skating to children, youth and adults while monitoring the progress of the participants to ensure development.
• Promotes safe practices while providing assistance, feedback and encouragement to all skaters in their care.
• Ensures participants are in the proper class based on their individual abilities and experience.
• Designs Learn to Skate classes and drills that meet the needs of the participants and ensure lessons are relevant and in line with the participants’ abilities.
• Makes recommendations to the development of the programs offered by the Harbourfront Centre.
• Responsible for administrative duties, such as attendance, incident reports, equipment preparation, and participant communication (phone,email).

REQUIREMENTS:

• Strong skating skills with a sound understanding of the fundamentals of skating. Previous skating instruction experience is a must (certifications an asset)
• Experience coaching/teaching children and adults in a setting with a focus on Hockey, Ringette, and/or Figure Skating
• First Aid and CPR-C (certifications an asset)
• Creativity and imagination in developing programme ideas, and knowledge of learning framework
• Strong communication and interpersonal skills, outgoing, friendly, personable and enthusiastic
• Computer proficiency with experience with MS Office and databases
• Excellent organization skills to organize activities and multi-task
• Ability to motivate students in a positive and supportive manner
• Able to work outdoor with exposure to extreme winter temperatures, stand for long periods of time during class and physically carry/move equipment


DURATION: OCTOBER 2016 to MARCH 2017
1pm-9pm (Tuesday-Thursday) 8:30am-4:30pm (Saturday-Sunday)

WAGE: $15.00 - $17.00 per hour (depending on level of experience)


Qualified applicants must apply by: October 9th, 2016
Please send your resume quoting Job Ref. No.#16J070-ET to:
Eugene Chong, Manager, Recreational Learning
E-mail: campjobs@harbourfrontcentre.com

Harbourfront Centre is committed to building a diverse workforce and strongly encourages qualified applicants from all backgrounds to apply

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