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Call for Applications: Regional Event Facilitators

We are seeking contract facilitators to expand our programming in rural and remote regions.

The role of the Regional Event Facilitator is to start a series of events for writers in their respective region (Grande Prairie, Fort McMurray, Lethbridge, or Airdrie, and surrounding communities) and pursue sponsorships or other resources that may help the events continue regularly. Event formats may include (but are not limited to) professional development presentations, writing workshops or classes, or open mics. The full job description is available to view at this link.

The contract is for 100 hours over a six-month period, in effect January – June 2020. Compensation is $2500, to be paid in two instalments in March and June 2020. These positions are supported by the Aspiration Grant from the Rozsa Foundation.

There are four positions available. We are seeking one facilitator for each of the following regions:

  • Grande Prairie
  • Fort McMurray
  • Lethbridge
  • Airdrie

Applicants are required to be WGA members to apply for the position, and should be based in or in close proximity to one of the regions.

To apply, please send a resume and letter of interest to Giorgia Severini at [email protected]. The letter of interest should include ideas for events and your familiarity with the needs of your region and available resources, or a plan for how you will identify these.

The deadline for applications is extended to Friday, December 13, 2019, 9AM MST.

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