Careers

Help Bring Dance for All!

Are you interested in working for a vital and thriving arts organization? CBJ 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 Canada’s Ballet Jörgen & 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 georgebrowndance@balletjorgen.ca (Please let us know your availability).

To see our list of Accompanists, click here.

Professional Dance Teachers are welcome to apply to Canada’s Ballet Jörgen & 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 georgebrowndance@balletjorgen.ca (Please let us know your availability).

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

Professional Classical Ballet Dancers are welcome to audition for Canada’s Ballet Jörgen!

For more information on our Professional Dancer Auditions, 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 Canada’s Ballet Jörgen is an unpaid position.

Job Description 

The Administrative Assistant provides administrative and clerical support at Canada’s Ballet Jörgen 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 administration, including document management and phone/email communications. The Administrative Assistant will provide help with data entry and records handling in the Company’s Raiser’s Edge Database (the training will be provided). 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 
  • Managing the Company’s general email inbox and main telephone line 
  • Assistance with maintaining Raiser’s Edge Database (data entry, record processing) 
  • Research 
  • Assistance with managing deposit logs 
  • Coordinating studio rentals (depending on Covid regulations) 
  • Ordering and keeping inventory of office supplies 
  • Processing, distributing mail and maintaining postage meter 
  • Assisting with in-person and virtual events as required 
  • Other duties as required 

Requirements: 

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook 
  • Experience with Office 365 and SharePoint is a plus 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills 
  • Punctual and able to perform tasks independently 
  • Ability to learn quickly and take initiative 
  • Exceptional attention to detail 

This position is made possible through the Government of Canada’s Summer Jobs program. 

Please note: To apply, you must be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of employment and a Canadian Citizen, permanent resident or person on whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act. 

Hours: 11 weeks part-time (25 hours/week); working hours are between 8am-5pm Monday-Friday. 

Pay: $15/hour. 

Location: Depending on the current Covid health regulations the position might be in office, remote or hybrid. 

To Apply: 

Please send your resume and cover letter with the subject “Administrative Assistant” to info@balletjorgen.ca by August 31, 2021. We thank all applicants, however, please note that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.