Akin is Hiring Indigenous Space Adviser

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Akin is Hiring Indigenous Space Adviser

Toronto-based, artist-run social enterprise, Akin Collective, are seeking an individual to assist in assessing the needs of emerging Indigenous artists in this area, in order to start a discussion around what their organization can offer this community in terms of meaningful support.




The Role
In collaboration with Indigenous Elder Artist in Residence Catherine Tammaro, Anti-oppressive Practice Consultant, Equity and Social Justice Educator Rania El Mugammar and Akin’s team, we are looking to continue our ongoing work towards understanding our treaty obligations in Toronto by hiring a consultant to guide us in meaningful, actionable engagement with the Indigenous community while assessing needs and opportunities for the next phase of our work in better supporting Indigenous artists. This work would include researching and identifying suitable funding opportunities to support ongoing work (public etc), designing and facilitating community conversations to ensure input from diverse Indigenous communities, work collaboratively with Akin staff and advisors to complete preliminary grant applications and compiling a final report on work completed which may be shared publicly if all parties agree.




Duration: Approximately 6 weeks (Flexible, Work remotely)
Compensation: $2,000.00 (40hrs at $50/hr, 50% in advance, and 50% upon completion)




To Apply:
Please email your résumé with any applicable web links (in PDF format) to laura@akincollective.com with the subject heading: ATTN: Indigenous Consultant Role.




Akin will only be accepting applications by email at this time.
Application deadline: 11:59 pm, March 20, 2020





For more information, visit: http://www.akincollective.com/blog/tag/job+opportunities



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