Original. Innovative. World-class. MONSTROUS
monstrARTity is a Mississauga-based not-for-profit organization filling systemic cultural and economic gaps in underserved diverse communities via festivals, interactive workshops for youth & seniors, artist mentorship and youth employment programs.
monstrARTity is always looking for great people! Our team is made up of Fundraising, Programming, Marketing and Project Management/Team Building departments, and we welcome applications from diverse candidates of all experience levels and availability, from junior to senior and part-time to full-time. If you’d like to work with us but don’t see a specific current opportunity below, fill out our application form noting the team you’re interested in, and we’ll contact you about future opportunities that may be a fit.
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Positions will support the following programs:
1) #BollywoodMonster Mashup, the largest South Asian festival in Canada and rated the #1 festival at Mississauga Celebration Square;
2) #MonsterArts, where professional artists provide cross-cultural workshops to children and seniors;
3) #MonsterMasterclass, where diverse artist entrepreneurs create original online video content;
*These positions are a combination of remote work, team conference calls and meetings in Mississauga. Meetings are currently being conducted virtually due to COVID-19. This will be modified according to provincial and Peel Public Health guidelines.*
**Employees, independent contractors and volunteers are required to provide proof of fully vaccinated status against COVID-19, or provide proof of an active medical exemption. Regardless of status, the organization reserves the right to determine in its sole discretion, whether the person is able to fulfill the requirements of the person’s position in a way that does not interfere with or compromise the organization’s operations, the person’s own safety, or the safety of others.
This policy is subject to change.**
Descriptions of the positions and application form are below.
monstrARTity is an equal opportunity employer and encourages diverse candidates to apply. This includes, but is not limited to:
- Recent immigrants and recent refugees (“recent” is defined as having arrived in Canada within the past five years);
- Youth who have not previously been employed and for whom this would be their first job experience;
- Indigenous persons;
- Persons with disabilities;
- Persons who have not completed high school;
- Visible minorities;
- Members of the LGBTQ2+ community; and
- Women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM)
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#BollywoodMonster Mashup is the LARGEST South Asian festival in Canada filled with family-oriented fun such as kids activities, dance lessons, comedy, VIP experiences, #AskMeAnything interviews and live music & dance shows headlined by international Bollywood stars.
#MonsterArts is a series of year-round, participatory workshops in Bollywood and Bhangra dance, Hindi & Tamil music, ghazal writing, mandala-making, print-making, filmmaking and more, available both virtually and in-person. The #MonsterArts program is offered in two branches: #MonsterArts for Seniors and #MonsterArts for Youth.
#MonsterMasterclass is a FREE program that helps diverse artists develop their careers. #MonsterMasterclass teaches artists how to market themselves in interviews, use social media to grow their fanbase and more. Artists are PAID to attend mentorship & networking sessions and create original online video content to promote themselves.
Perform at #BollywoodMonsterMashup, the LARGEST South Asian Festival in Canada. Rated the #1 festival at Celebration Square, winner of Festival of the year and Virtual Festival of the Year.
Provide workshops in South Asian music, dance, visual arts, poetry, theatre and film to youth and seniors