Call For Sing Summer Staff 2019

Junior Choir Camp and Youth Choir Camp (August 11th to 17th)
Adult Choir Camp (August 19th to 24th)

*UPDATED* April 12, 2019 – Now seeking ACC Section Leads!

The Nova Scotia Choral Federation is preparing for Sing Summer 2019 and is looking for individuals to fill the following positions:

Artistic Staff

  • Adult Choir Camp – Soprano Section Leader
  • Adult Choir Camp Alto Section Leader
  • Adult Choir Camp – Tenor Section Leader
  • Adult Choir Camp – Bass Section Leader
  • Youth Choir Camp Collaborative Pianist
  • Youth Choir Camp Soprano Section Leader
  • Youth Choir Camp Alto Section Leader
  • Youth Choir Camp Tenor Section Leader
  • Youth Choir Camp Bass Section Leader
  • Yoga/ Dance Instructor

Camp Staff

Youth Choir Camp Director
Junior Choir Camp Director
Youth Choir Camp Chaperones
Junior Choir Camp Counsellors
Head Gopher
Gophers (age 15 and up)

Artistic Staff Applicants and Camp Director Applicants: Please apply with a resume containing emphasis on musical experience, teaching experience, and performance experience. Please submit a cover letter along with your resume indicating for which position(s) you are applying.

Please submit all documents as a PDF to programs@nscf.ca

Other Camp Staff Applicants: Please fill out the following google form in its entirety.

https://goo.gl/forms/l4l7wUyTnY5Ncefv2

 

NSCF Employment Opportunity – Program Coordinator

Employment Opportunity
Program Coordinator

Now Accepting Applications: Deadline November 5, 2018

Permanent Part time Position Please submit resume and references to tim@nscf.ca For more information call 902-423-4688
Start Date: November, 2018

Under the direction of the Executive Director, the Program Coordinator will be responsible for administrative tasks required for the smooth operation of the Federation’s programs.  The Federation currently present two weekend programs for children and youth, 3 weeklong summer choir camps, an auditioned provincial youth choir, and other projects.  S/he will assist with the program management, presentation and promotion, including tracking registrations; receipting and database maintenance; updating, creation, and distribution of information packages for program participants and program staff, as well as  promotion and evaluation of programs.

JOB DESCRIPTION
PROGRAM COORDINATOR
• This is a salaried position hired by and responsible to the Executive Director.  It is expected that the Program Coordinator is capable of working with minimal supervision.
• This is a permanent part-time position which requires 14-21 hours per week.  The selected candidate will set regular office hours in consultation with the Executive Director.  It is preferred that the selected candidate be present in the office at least two days per week.
• The position will include sick leave and vacation time commensurate with the Personnel Policies of the Nova Scotia Choral Federation.

PROGRAMS

Sing Summer Programs – Junior, Youth, Adult and Conducting Choir Camps
Bursary Programs
Nova Scotia Youth choir
Children’s Chorus of Nova Scotia
Juventata
National Youth Choir
Other Programs and Workshops as developed/required
• Create, maintain, and implement a critical path for all office work associated with NSCF the programs
• Assist the Executive Director in the development of program budgets and work within those budgets
• Seek external funding for programs through grant, donations, and advertising
• Provide required documentation for program expenses and revenue
• Create and implement, in cooperation with the Executive Director, a promotional plan
• Create, in cooperation with the Executive Director, all promotional materials
• Create and maintain database for registration
• Create and/or adapt program information packages
• Create and maintain a database for program staff
• Solicit and contract all program staff in compliance with hiring policy
• Act as artistic liaison with guest clinicians
• Develop and implement staff training procedures
• Ensure the smooth running of programs
• Oversee program evaluation and development in conjunction with program committees
• Coordinate administrative follow-up including thank you letters and archival work
• Assist with music acquisitions for all programs
• Assist to catalogue new music
• Order and/or borrow music for programs within specified budgets
• Prepare music packages for programs – numbered and assigned
• Keep records of music on loan for programs
• Record music returned
• Invoice for lost music
• Assist, in consultation with the Executive Director, with administrative work for other programs

GENERAL

Other Programs and Services
Duties set out are representative of the principle responsibilities of the position and are not to be construed as all-inclusive.

Telephone/Reception
• Receive telephone calls courteously and transfer and/or deal with them as required
• Deal with visitors/customers in a courteous, efficient manner

Library General Operations
• Responsible to assist with smooth operation of the music library
• Asist with/prepare music loans for customers
• Mail out phone orders from out-of-town members
• Maintain and update library database

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

Minimum Education Requirements
• University undergraduate degree with music, marketing, public administration and/or library training, or equivalent experience
• Experience in education and/or event and programs presentation and development, or equivalent experience

Special Knowledge and Skills Required
• Ability to read music is an asset.  An appreciation of choral music, a willingness to learn and understand technical and practical choral terminology is essential.
• Good writing and communications skills are required.  Ability to work with and develop volunteers is essential.
• Knowledge and experience with computers is required.  A working knowledge of Microsoft Office including database, spreadsheet, word processing, Google apps and scheduling and email software is recommended.  Must be comfortable with web based social media and have a willingness to adapt to that changing environment. A working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite is an asset.

CALL FOR APPLICANTS to lead MUSICIANSHIP at YOUTH CHOIR CAMP

We are in search of an individual to lead our musicianship classes at Youth Choir Camp.

This includes leading two 45 minute sessions daily Monday to Friday excluding Wednesday (1 class on Wed.) during the week, in which groups of singers will be lead through musical skill development.
The instructor will plan three 45 minute lecture sessions, which will be presented a total of 3 times each, that will focus on but are not limited to the following topics:


Ear Training
Sight reading
Music History
Conducting
Vocal improvisation
Audition preparation
Jazz Techniques
or other special topics

Applicants should have experience in leading large group instruction and have musical training relating to voice, theory, conducting, choral pedagogy or instruction.

Remuneration includes room and board if applicable and a payable fee.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit a resume to Kaitlin at programs@nscf.ns.ca

Application session closes July 4th, 2018

NSCF seeks Sing Summer Camp Cook/Kitchen Supervisor

JOB POSTING

Sing Summer Camp Cook/Kitchen Supervisor
Berwick August 9-25

As kitchen supervisor and head cook, you will be leading a small team (2-3 cooks) 3-4 servers/dishwashers, ordering and maintaining stock/inventory within budget, preparing meals and overseeing the day to day running of the kitchen, including cleaning the equipment, checking supplies and rotating food stock. You’ll be responsible for catering to a limited number of special diets such as, vegetarian, celiac, and gluten free. Sing summer camps provide three meals a day for our clientele – breakfast, lunch and dinner as well as two evening events with cheese, crackers and vegetable and dip. It is a 16-day contract and room and board are provided on site. We are looking for somebody who is comfortable in a camp kitchen environment, a variety of equipment (camp) and who likes to be hands on.

Key responsibilities:

• Ordering and organizing the inventory storage

• Helping to plan menus, apportion ingredients and use food surpluses • Meal preparation and cooking

• Making sure the kitchen is a safe and hygienic place to work

• Managing the kitchen help 1-2 prep cooks and volunteer dishwashers and dining room servers

• Control portion costs by working out the number of portions per food batch

What sort of hours will I work?

This is a 17-day camp with 5 programs

• Program 1 (NSYC) will involve feeding up to 45 young adults three meals a day Friday to Sunday.

• Program 2 (CCW) adds up to 25 persons for meal times on Sunday and Monday morning breakfast.

• Program 3 Monday dinner to Saturday Lunch involves feeding up to 100 adults

• Program 4&5 Sunday dinner to Saturday Lunch involves two sittings for each mealtime with approximately 100 meals per sitting. There is a half hour between sittings and the clients are children and chaperones.

Experience

• Experience of working in a fast paced kitchen chef

• Some management experience will help

• Ability to multitask

Qualifications

• Health and safety or food hygiene qualifications are crucial

Others Requirements

• Ability to work long days and weekends

• Ability to work in fast paced environment

• Attention to details in work is important. • Food and safety certificate. – WHMIS certified

To apply, contact:  programs@nscf.ns.ca

Annapolis Valley Honour Choir is Seeking the Services of a Contract Coordinator

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ANNAPOLIS VALLEY HONOUR CHOIR www.avhc.ca
COORDINATOR

Position:  Contract
Remuneration:  $8000-12 months

Reporting:
The Coordinator
• is contracted by the Board of Directors, is ultimately responsible to the Board and reports directly to the Board;
• is supervised by the Artistic Director and Board President;
• works with the Bookkeeper, Event Volunteers, and Board Committee Chairs when necessary.

Summary: AVHC is looking for a competent Coordinator to provide assistance to Choir operations. The Coordinator will be responsible for management, including registration, assisting the Artistic Director with auditions, record keeping, financial coordination, event and production logistics.

Qualifications Required:
Formal education:
• Post-secondary formal qualification in business, communications, or related field (or equivalent work experience)

Experience:
• Preferred minimum 1 year prior experience in administration, communications and promotional work, preferably in the arts community.

Special skills:
• Technological skills including familiarity with: Google apps (including Google Drive), social media (Twitter, Facebook Pages, YouTube),
• Excellent working knowledge of Google Drive, Microsoft Suite (Word/Excel), Adobe Acrobat
• Excellent fiscal management and responsibility
• Ability to balance, prioritize, and manage many variable tasks
• The incumbent should be confident and very efficient; they should have exceptional communication and organizational skills and be a self-directed worker

Application Closing Date: March 9, 2018 

Please direct cover letter, and resume with references to Ward MacDonald, President of AVHC at AVHCsecretary@gmail.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Dartmouth Choral Society Seeks Choral Director

Seeks a Choral Director, to start September, 2018

We are searching for a director who will continue to provide enjoyable and musically challenging experiences for our members.
The Dartmouth Choral Society is a four-part, non-auditioned 60 member community choir. We are the longest continuously performing community choir in Nova Scotia, now entering our 65th year of singing and performing for the community. Throughout its history the Dartmouth Choral Society has provided an artistic opportunity for members to sing some of the great choral works from the renaissance to the contemporary.
Our choral year consists of two terms, September to December, rehearsing weekly to present a Seasonal Concert, and January to April/May culminating in a Spring Concert. The Choir may participate in other concerts/performances at the discretion of the Director.

The responsibilities of the Director include in part:
– the selection of music and liaising with the librarian to acquire music
– notifying the accompanist in advance of musical selections for each rehearsal
– conducting weekly 2 hour rehearsals
– providing musical instruction to the choir
– holding auditions as required to determine the appropriate range for a voice or to select soloists
– preparing the choir for at least two concerts per year and directing these concerts
– recommending guest performers for concerts
– consulting regularly with the President on matters of choir administration such as concert dates, venues, program content, suggested honoraria for guest performers and on choir progress.

The application deadline is 9 March. Applications should be sent electronically to the Secretary, Elinor Benjamin (elinorbenjamin@gmail.com).
For further information contact the President Art Collier (a.colllier@bellaliant.net).

CALL FOR SING SUMMER STAFF

JCC and YCC (August 12th to 18th)
ACC (August 20th to 26th)

https://nscf.ca/programs/sing-summer-choir-camps/

The Nova Scotia Choral Federation is preparing for Sing Summer 2018 and is looking for individuals to fill the following positions:

Artistic Staff
Adult Choir Camp Accompanist
Youth Choir Camp Accompanist
Junior Choir Camp Assistant Director
Adult and/or Youth Choir Camp Soprano Section Leader
Adult and/or Youth Choir Camp Alto Section Leader
Adult and/or Youth Choir Camp Tenor Section Leader
Adult and/or Youth Choir Camp Bass Section Leader

Camp Staff
Junior Choir Camp Director
Youth Choir Camp Chaperones
Junior Choir Camp Counsellors
Gophers (age 15 and up)

Artistic Staff Applicants and Camp Director Applicants: Please apply with a resume containing emphasis on musical experience, teaching experience, and performance experience. Please submit a cover letter along with your resume indicating which position(s) you are applying for.

Please submit all documents as a PDF to programs@nscf.ns.ca

Other Camp Staff Applicants: Please fill out the following google form in its entirety. https://docs.google.com/…/1FAIpQLSeE-y9_bqE9ujj7C…/viewform…

Nova Scotia Choral Federation and Theatre Nova Scotia Office Administrative Assistant (Part Time Permanent)

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Nova Scotia Choral Federation and Theatre Nova Scotia
Office Administrative Assistant (Part Time Permanent)

 

 

 

Summary: The Office Administrative Assistant is responsible for completing accounts receivable tasks, processing memberships, processing library loans (NSCF), registrations, providing administrative support to programs of the organizations.
Responsibilities:
• Receive memberships via telephone, mail or online; enter data into software; process payments and create receipts
• Receive registrations via telephone, mail or online; enter data into software; process payments and track all related tasks, coordinating with other departments as necessary
• Receive and process library request and returns via telephone, mail or online; enter data into software; process late or replacement payments and track all related tasks, coordinating with other departments as necessary
• Send invoices, track accounts receivable
• Send payments, track accounts payable
• Process credit card, cash and cheques
• Photocopying, maintaining records, filing
• Perform other related duties as assigned
Skills
• Undergraduate degree or diploma in administration
• Proficiency with database software
• Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
• Experience in CSM websites and forms
• Related experience
Attention to Detail: Accomplishes a task through concern for all the areas involved, no matter how small. Highly organized and attentive to detail. Monitors and checks work or information and plans and organizes time and resources efficiently.
Communication: Able to write in a variety of communication settings and styles; orally communicates positively in a variety of formal and informal settings; actively listens.
Customer Service: Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of members and customers. Is respectful of others, helping or serving them to meet their needs
Teamwork: Works cooperatively, with a positive attitude with others to achieve common goals. Keeps other team members up to date. Addresses conflicts or issues within the team in a positive and open manner.
Deadline for applications: Sept 25, 2017
Email: nmorgan@theatrens.ca

Work location: Cultural Federations of Nova Scotia, 1113 Marginal Rd.
Hours: 24 hours per week, Monday-Friday, schedule to be determined within Mon-Fri 9am-5pm
Remuneration: $15 per hour
Anticipated start date: October 2, 2017
We thank all candidates for their interest, however only those under consideration will be contacted.

Sing Summer Staff Search

SEARCHING FOR SING SUMMER STAFF 2017!
Calling all accompanists, singers, teachers, conductors, artists!

Spend a week working with keen, enthusiastic singers.  It’s fabulous professional development and a relaxing vacation time in an inspirational, heartwarming, magical environment.

Artistic and Musical Staff – (ACC, JCC and YCC)
Looking for:  Accompanists, Vocal Health and Section Leaders, Activity Leaders (drama, art, dance etc.)
Please submit a cover letter and resume to tim@nscf.ns.ca

Caregiving Staff:
Looking for: JCC and YCC Camp Directors, YCC chaperones, JCC counsellors and JCC, YCC, and ACC Gophers!
Apply Now: Online Form – Click Here!