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On-Site Event Helper

monstrARTity is currently seeking applicants for the role of On-site Event Helper. This position will support #BollywoodMonster Mashup, a free multi-day South Asian arts festival with concerts, dance, food, family activities and celebrity meet & greets.


  • Set up, tear down and help keep track of inventory
  • Assist with vendor and sponsor load-in and load-out (e.g. show vendors and sponsors to their booth locations, ensure clear pathways for vehicles to drive safely, etc)
  • Run errands during the event (e.g. pick up small items from the store). Note: while having access to a car is an asset, it is not a requirement.


  • Non-exclusive freelance contractor position

  • You must attend two mandatory preparatory meetings in advance of the event: one on either Tues Jul 9 2024 or Tues Jul 16 2024, AND one on Tues Jul 23 2024. The meetings will take place between the hours of 10am-4pm (exact timings TBC)

  • You’ll be required to work two or three shifts (maximum 10 hours per shift) during the event days: Wed Jul 24 2024, Fri Jul 26 2024 and Sat Jul 27 2024. The shifts may be at any time of day or night, so please only apply if you’re available for the entire day on these three days.

  • Compensation: $600 total if you attend both preparatory meetings and work two shifts, or $800 total if you attend both preparatory meetings and work three shifts.

  • Must have access to your own cell phone

To apply, please fill out the application form on this page.

Applications will not be accepted after Mar 31, 2024 @ 11:59pm.

Thank you for your interest in monstrARTity.

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This job is open to all, including those who don’t meet the eligibility requirements for the summer positions on our main Careers page (such as international students).

Note: if you’re an international student and you’re interested in applying to one of the jobs on our main “Careers” page, you’ll be eligible to apply for those jobs starting in September.

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Positions will support the following programs:

  • #BollywoodMonster Mashup, a free multi-day South Asian arts festival with concerts, dance, food, family activities and celebrity meet & greets;
  • #MonsterArts, where professional artists provide South Asian arts workshops to children and seniors; and
  • #MonsterMasterclass, a business & marketing mentorship program for selected professional artists practicing South Asian art forms

*monstrARTity is a hybrid team. Independent work takes place remotely while events, weekly Tuesday team meetings and other stakeholder meetings are in-person in Mississauga

**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.**

Application form can be found below.

Equal Opportunity

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)