SKETCH Working Arts

Address of Organization: 180 Sudbury St. (near Queen West), Toronto, Ontario M6J 3H2. Mailing Address: PO Box 63, STN C, Toronto, ON, M6J 3M7.

Website: Website

Contact Person: Sonya Reynolds.

Phone: 416-516-1559.

Email: Email

Work of organization: SKETCH is a community arts development initiative based in Toronto engaging young people who are homeless and on the margins, ages 15-29, from across Canada. SKETCH creates equitable opportunities for diverse young people to experience the transformative power of the arts; to develop their leadership and self-sufficiency; and to cultivate social and environmental change through the arts.

Kinds of internships:Community Arts internships, details based on the skills of the potential intern and our program needs.

Desirable skills: Experience in art making, arts facilitation, arts-based community development, youth leadership, enviro-arts and other related experience; internships or placements are coordinated if there is a good match between the applicant's skill set and the specific activities in the program they would support. Program information is available at SKETCH.

Number of internships: We do not have standard numbers of internships; this is negotiated with potential interns.

Location of internships: In various programming spaces as dictated by the program the intern is supporting.

Duration of internships: We do not have standard durations of internships; this is negotiated with potential interns.

Costs: There are no costs associated with the internship. We cannot cover any travel or other expenses.

Accommodation: N/A.

Insurance: No.

Medical coverage: No.

Training: Training in community arts, conflict resolution, and other themes as appropriate for the particular program the intern is supporting.

Evaluation: Yes.

Volunteering: No.

Faith statement: No.

Application form: Contact Sonya Reynolds.

Deadline: Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis.

Application to: Sonya Reynolds (above).

Contract: See the SKETCH volunteer agreement.