1. Educational Outreach Director 2. Paid Actor Opportunities 3. Volunteer Staff for Kids Summer Program 4. March in the Summerfest Parade with GRP
EDUCATIONAL OUTREACH DIRECTOR
Please reply with resume and cover letter to GreeneRoomProductions@gmail.com Serious applicants only please
GRP Ed Outreach Mission:
This is a non-profit theater company that is dedicated to producing quality entertainment and hands-on learning opportunities to children and adults. We offer a safe nurturing environment where individuals can come after-school to participate in theatrical programs pushing them to reach for their maximum potential.
We are looking for a dynamic individual to direct and manage the after-school theater programs. The Ed Director must have an interest and experience working with youth of ages 3.5-adult and expertise in one or more disciplines in theater production, direction, design, improv, and production management. The Ed Director must be a positive role model for participants and volunteers in the program, leading by example, able to create lesson plans, direct youth productions, oversee other afternoon workshop instructors, assuming the responsibility, safety, empowerment, and success of all participants. The Ed Director will manage 3 sessions of after-school theater programs, Oct-Dec, Jan-Mar, and April-June and is paid stipends per project. The programs run at the Eastfield Mall rehearsal space Mon-Thurs 3:30-6:30pm with a Friday “prep” day. Through the addition of the new Ed Director position GRP intends on further developing the Ed Outreach program in increments. There is a great opportunity for growth in this position. The cumulative stipend for all 3 projects is $11,000.00 and would preferably start this fall 2018.
Job Status: This is a freelance job
Preferred Qualification Requirements:
Bachelors or Associate Degree or attending college with appropriate training or certification in their area of specialty is preferred
Minimum of two years’ experience working with elementary, middle, and/or high school-aged children
Exceptional group management, problem-solving and conflict resolution skills
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Competency in youth development
Ability to create interactive activities that are age-appropriate
Genuine enthusiasm for developing professional skills through training opportunities and field practice
Ability to work as part of a team and with the Executive Director and Board of Directors
Ability to communicate and work effectively and respectfully with a broad range of diverse constituents
Be available to shadow to get the full scope of GRP expectations and run-of-program
Duties and Responsibilities:
Ensure the safety and engagement of children in assigned activities
Develop weekly project based activity lesson plans in area(s) of specialty
Facilitate purposeful activities that foster the development of new skills in children, while reinforcing skills/information previously taught
Direct fall, winter, and spring Ed Outreach productions while collaborating with other workshop directors; culminating all groups into one large production each session
Lead costume/set/props “Build” nights, instructing children and adult volunteers
Organize and lead the local tour by “Kids Tour; Acting Troupe” to local schools 1 day each spring and fall
Oversee participant sign-in/out
Work with the Executive Director to build the Ed Outreach program
In off-season and small class periods assist Executive Director with grant writing, scheduling/organizing of events, planning, recruiting volunteers, and other admin tasks that relate to the play/workshop production process
Uphold a high quality of expectation and work/ethic in all who are involved, in all areas
Must attend weekly production meetings with the Executive Director
Must attend monthly board meetings
PAID ACTOR OPPORTUNITIES
The Woodland of Wonder is GRP's outdoor immersive theater experience at beautiful Silver Bell Farm in Monson, MA. This year GRP will hire key actors for the month-long run in October. All actors must audition to be considered. These are contract positions with one stipend to be paid at the final production date. For more details about audition CLICK HERE.
SUMMER PROGRAM - VOLUNTEER STAFF
Greene Room Productions is looking for adult and teenage volunteers to help run the Kids Theater Program July 30th-Aug 10th. It is a 2-week theater program that runs from 9am-2pm at beautiful Silver Bell Farm in Monson, MA. All volunteers 18+ must fill out a CORI form. We will be producing an hour long play over the course of two weeks. Children ages 8-12 will rehearse in the morning ie. blocking, dance, music, lines, and in the afternoon play games, craft props, costumes, and set, and enjoy the lovely outdoors at Silver Bell Farm. Adult volunteers may have their own age appropriate children's fees waived in return for their time. Thank you to all volunteers. You are Awesome! To sign up to be a Summer Program Volunteer click below!
March in the Summerfest Parade
The Monson Summerfest is currently a venue for local, non-profit groups to raise funds for their ongoing activities. They host a parade, vendor booths, bands and other various rides/activities! The event has evolved over time into an area attraction that draws roughly 10,000 to 13,000 people.