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Archives Assistant

Closes on Monday, June 19, 2023
Canadian Children's Opera Company
227 Front Street East, Toronto, ON M5A 1E8
Full Time (Contract)
Organization Name
Canadian Children’s Opera Company
Job Title
Archives Assistant
Job Type
Full Time (Contract)
227 Front Street East, Toronto, ON M5A 1E8
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Target Audience
  • Current Students
  • Recent Graduates
  • 0–5 Years of Experience
Job Category
  • Archives
Job Description
Since its founding 55 years ago, the CCOC has grown from a single chorus to a company that expands over six choruses, reaching hundreds of young people and their families annually through its outreach initiatives, professional self-produced operas, commissioning new operas specifically for young voices, and performances and collaborations with other renown artists and leading arts organizations in Canada.The CCOC has a deep and rich history of providing exceptional music education and performance opportunities for young people from all walks of life, and to help us preserve and share this history with our community, we are looking for a motivated, organized, and problem solving Archives Assistant to support the development of an archival collection at the CCOC as well as an online exhibit to be published on the CCOC’s website.Reporting to the Registrar and Operations Coordinator, the Archives Assistant will survey, assess, digitize, and arrange the CCOC’s current collection of records. They will also assist in the creation of a finding aid to ensure the archives are accessible to users moving forward, and will work closely with the CCOC to create an online exhibit celebrating the history of the organization and its accomplishments to be shared with stakeholders during fundraising campaigns.We are looking for a self-starter, someone who takes initiative, and is actively looking to develop professionally with a strong interest in organizational history and the management of information. The ideal candidate will have a strong understanding of archives and archival practices, and will demonstrate strong organizational skills, strong attention to detail, exceptional research skills, and communication skills.
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How to ApplyPlease submit your cover letter and resume in one PDF document with the subject line “FIRST NAME LAST NAME: Archives Assistant Application” to are committed to equity in hiring and we welcome and encourage people from communities of colour, Indigenous, LGBTQ2S, disabled, and other equity seeking communities to apply. The CCOC 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.The CCOC thanks all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.Funder RequirementsThis position is funded through the 2023 Summer Experience Program. To be eligible, candidates must:1. Be a student currently enrolled in a secondary, or post secondary institution within six months of graduation and must have reached the age of 15 upon commencement of employment – proof of student enrolment must be provided prior to starting the role.2. Be a resident of Ontario and be living in Ontario during the period of employment.3. Be eligible to work in Canada and have a Social Insurance Number (SIN).
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