We are looking for summer students!

The Canadian Network for Arts & Learning is pleased to announce that we have received funding from the Canada Summer Jobs program  to hire four young professionals for the jobs listed below. All positions will be working remotely from home. Applicants must be:

  • between 15 and 30 years of age,
  • a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person on who refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act
  • legally entitle to work according to the relevant provincial/territorial legislation and regulations. 
  • located in the regions listed alongside the job descriptions.

Please send a CV and a cover letter to info@eduarts.ca to apply.


Marketing Co-ordinator - $16/hr
20 hours per week for 23 weeks. Position begins June 7, 2021.
Located in Etobicoke, ON

Specific duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 

Corporate Communications and Campaigns:
•    Work with managing director to create and implement a marketing and communications strategy for the overall organization and specifically for the 2021 Virtual Conference taking place in October 
•    Develop an editorial calendar in relation to CNAL events for website, newsletter and social media 
•    Responsible for the execution of CNAL/RCAA’s brand and overall communications strategy
•    Oversee consistency in visual branding of materials.
•    Implementation of Map and Networking Hub promotional campaigns, including assisting with newsletters, targeted emails and targeted social media
•    Work with managing director to update news, blog, events, and other pages as news arrives or in accordance with editorial calendar
•    Increase visitors to website through social media posting, ads, Google Adwords and other online initiatives
•    Attend and assist with CNAL events, especially October conference, and other communications duties as required

Social Media strategy and implementation:
•    Responsible for daily posting and monitoring of CNAL/RCAA’s social media platforms, and engaging with members and other stakeholders.
•    Package and distribute CNAL/RCAA content across social media channels, including but not limited to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, LinkedIn and others
•    Increase engagement along all channels, track engagement/outcome, and propose new strategies.
•    Monitor conversations/questions on social media channels and respond appropriately.
•    Maintain relationships with social media champions for fundraising, membership, and action campaigns.
•    Scan media for stories and trends of interests and distribute when appropriate.

Other communications duties:
•    Assist managing director in planning, coordinating, and producing newsletter content, based on website content
•    Propose newsletter and website content
•    Assist managing director in writing, editing and distributing media releases
•    Assist in coordinating media events, including creating press packets

Fundraising Campaign Co-ordinator - $16/hr
20 hours per week for 23 weeks. Position begins May 31, 2021.
Located in Etobicoke, ON

Specific duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 

  • Draft an event fundraising plan for our 2021 Virtual Conference
  • Identify, cultivate, solicit and steward major gifts, sponsorships, foundation support and corporate support for the virtual conference
  • Develop unique and innovative sponsorship opportunities aligned to the needs of CNAL and to the strategic priorities of major corporate sponsors
  • Create a sponsorship proposal package indicating various levels of support
  • Develop and implement recognition and stewardship initiatives to recognize donor contributions appropriately at the 2021 conference in October.
  • In tandem with the CNAL Managing Director, complete grant applications and stewardship reports

The Fundraising Campaign Coordinator must be an organized self-starter capable of keeping detailed records of interactions with funders, funding deliverables and possible innovative stewardship opportunities. The Fundraising Campaign Coordinator will be encouraged to think creatively and present modern ideas for fundraising in the virtual world and for online events. 

TWO POSITIONS AVAILABLE - Research Assistant - $16/hr
35 hours per week for 8 weeks. Position begins on or before July 5, 2021
Located in Kitchener-Waterloo, ON

Reporting to the Managing Director, and working under the supervision of the Research and Communications Coordinator, the Research Assistant will populate a database that includes an online map of Canada's arts and learning sector, and other resources. The Research Assistant will be a self-starter who is able to work from home with regular meetings, either in-person, online or by phone, and constant communication via email and other digital platforms. Duties include, but are not limited to: 

•    Research and compile data gathered from various sources, including the internet, online surveys, email and phone calls
•    Input data collected into database and ensure map is updated and representational of sector
•    Research funding opportunities that are available to the sector and add them to the database/website. Update information on existing funding opportunities, including new deadlines and parameters. 
•    Report on website usage with data from Google Analytics and other sources
•    Research online arts and learning tools to add to the resource database

Database Management 
•    “Clean” database records, which could include adding information to current contacts to complete their profiles, and/or flagging duplicate records or those that should be deleted
•    Input content to our events calendar, including national third-party events
•    Work with CiviCRM (customer/constituent relationship management) and Drupal (content management software, or CMS), no previous experience necessary.

Other duties
•    Working with other staff, ensure that the database records are maintained and updated in an accurate manner
•    Offer input on the functionality and design of the map
•    Other duties as required