Student Job Posting

We're Hiring

Student Job Posting

We’re hiring two positions:

Administrative Assistant

Communications & Membership Assistant

This Job Call is now closed.


Duration: Flex-time position, starting late-August, 2021 – latest March 31, 2022

Hours: Approx. 10- 40 hours/week, to be discussed with the applicant

Rate:  $20/hour with a max. salary of $10,000
Remote, work-from-home.

Additional Info for Students                

This is a flexible position for post-secondary students and can be designed to fit between course studies. The contract will end no later than March 31st but may end sooner depending on the number of hours worked per week. Students do not have to be studying an arts-based subject to apply.

Everyone is welcome to apply, but applications from First Nations, Metis, and Inuit applicants will be prioritized.

To be considered you MUST be enrolled in a post-secondary education institution.    

Application Procedure

Please submit a cover letter and resume to

The deadline for applications is August 23rd, 2021.

Who Are We

The Indigenous Performing Arts Alliance (IPAA) is a member-driven organization, serving professional Indigenous performing artists and arts organizations across Canada.  IPAA serves as a collective voice for its members and for Indigenous performing arts in Canada. IPAA provides leadership, support, representation, advocacy, and practical assistance for the national development of Indigenous performing arts. 

Administrative Assitant

IPAA is looking to hire an enthusiastic student who will assist with the organization’s general day-to-day administration, conduct independent research, collect information about IPAA’s history and assist with the writing of the Story of IPAA.

Duties and Responsibilities

Office Admin

  • Assist Executive Director with general administrative tasks, including but not limited to 
  • Manage IPAA’s drive and gather additional industry resources, 
  • Prepare a funding timeline for the coming year’s programming activities
  • Attend and keep minutes during staff meetings
  • Be a good ambassador for the organization; maintain a presence at IPAA member & community events 
  • Catalogue resources in IPAA’s drive, including building a bibliography
  • Perform other duties as needed.

Story of IPAA

  •  The administrative assistant will work closely with the Executive Director and Project Coordinator to implement activities in the Story of IPAA workplan. This includes, but is not limited to
  • Research and capture the history of the organization by gathering documentation and conducting interviews with past leadership
  • Assist in synthesizing the research and findings from gathering
  • Assist is writing the Story of IPAA

Communications & Membership Assistant

The Indigenous Performing Arts Alliance is looking to hire an enthusiastic student who will assist with the organization’s day-to-day communications, keep up-to-date with industry news, create content for IPAA’s social media platforms, track social media metrics, assist with website and membership updates.

Duties and Responsibilities

Digital Marketing & Communications

  • Assist the Marketing and Communications Officer with implementing the online strategy set forth by the Executive Director which includes commitments to partners, funders, and membership
  • Create website posts using WordPress online software in preparation for the monthly member newsletter using MailChimp online software
  • Assist with keeping the website up-to-date, building event pages, and writing content for the website 
  • Keep up to date on industry news and prepare information for IPAA membership
  • Assist with online workshops pre- and post-production
  • Monitor and create content for all IPAA social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram), while tracking metrics and engagement
  • Be a good ambassador for the organization
  • Other duties as assigned. 


  • Encourage new IPAA membership with a focus on academic institutions
  • Engage with IPAA members to stay informed on their work in the Indigenous performing arts and create online posts to promote and share
  • Contact members to keep profiles up-to-date while maintaining a membership database.

These professional development opportunities are made possible with funding supporting from the Cultural Human Resources Council (CHRC).

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