Careers

Help Bring Dance for All!

Are you interested in working for a vital and thriving arts organization?
Jörgen Dance has exciting job openings for experienced arts professionals as well as entry level positions for enthusiastic individuals.

This page is updated as openings become available.

Professional accompanists are welcome to apply to Jörgen Dance & George Brown Dance!

Pianists are needed for ballet classes, and George Brown Dance also schedules:

  • Percussionists for modern dance classes
  • Pianists for Vocal and Chorus Repertoire classes
    Accompanists will potentially be called upon to play for a ballet class for the company, and/or as a substitute for George Brown Dance classes. This may lead to contracts for regular classes during school terms.

Resume and cover letter can be submitted to dance@georgebrown.ca (Please let us know your availability).

To see our list of Accompanists, click here.

Professional Dance Teachers are welcome to apply to Jörgen Dance & George Brown Dance!

Teachers are needed for ballet & pointe classes, and George Brown Dance also offers:

  • Modern dance classes
  • Jazz classes
  • Hip hop classes
  • Chorus repertoire classes

Ballet teachers will potentially be called upon to teach for the company; all teachers may be asked to substitute for George Brown Dance classes. This may lead to contracts for regular classes during school terms.

Resume and cover letter can be submitted to dance@georgebrown.ca(Please let us know your availability).

To see our current list of Faculty members, click here.

Are you looking to gain experience and skill by becoming a volunteer?

For more information and to learn how you can be a part of our organization click here.

Please note that volunteering with Jörgen Dance is an unpaid position.

Job Description
The Administrative Assistant provides administrative and clerical support at Jörgen Dance to ensure the daily operations of the Company run efficiently and effectively. This position is an excellent entry level position for anyone who is interested in working in the arts and/or non-profit industries, exposing the individual to all aspects of arts administration. 

The Administrative Assistant will assist with general office management & administration, accounting, marketing, database maintenance, fund development, studio rentals. The position will require exceptional time management and organizational skills, and the ability to multitask as it often requires switching between different tasks throughout the day.  

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Filing, photocopying, scanning 
  • Processing, distributing, posting mail   
  • Managing the Company’s general email inbox and main telephone line  
  • Raiser’s Edge Database Maintenance (data entry, record processing) – training provided
  • Work with Propared Itineraries – training provided
  • Data entry and research
  • Assistance with marketing as needed (updating website, e-newsletters, research)
  • Assistance with accounting (invoices, managing deposit logs, receipts’ retrieval)
  • Coordinating studio bookings
  • Other duties as required  

 

Requirements:

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel is a must 
  • Exceptional attention to detail is a must  
  • Some experience with Outlook, Office 365 and/or SharePoint is a major plus  
  • Knowledge of and experience with WordPress is an asset
  • French is an asset 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills  
  • Punctual and able to perform tasks independently  
  • Ability to learn quickly and take initiative  

 

This job is made possible through the Government of Canada’s Summer Jobs Program. Candidates must be between 15 and 30 years of age AND be a Canadian Citizen, permanent resident, or person on whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act.

Employment Length and Hours:
8 weeks (35 hours/week); working hours are between 8am-6pm Monday-Friday (first week working days will be Tuesday-Saturday), occasional weekends or evenings might be required.

Start Date: July 2, 2024

Pay:
$17.25/hour

Work Location:
Jörgen Dance Head Office
160 Kendal Ave, Bldg. C, Rm. 126, Toronto, ON M5R 1M3

To Apply:
Email resume and cover letter to aleksandra@balletjorgen.ca  with the subject “Administrative Assistant” by June 14, 2024.  In-person interviews will be conducted between June 18th-20th.

We thank all applicants, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls/emails please.