About Roseneath Theatre:

Established in 1983, Roseneath Theatre is among Canada’s leading producers of award- winning theatre for young audiences. Our thought-provoking plays investigate themes of mental health, social justice and equity through the power of live performance.

Roseneath gives up to 300 performances per year to approximately 100,000 young people, making it the largest professional touring theatre company for young audiences in Ontario. We are equally committed to the quality and accessibility of our work, and are the only company to have visited every school district in Ontario.


Roseneath’s commitment to excellence has earned the company 54 Dora Mavor Moore nominations and 14 awards. Always entertaining and imaginative, our productions support cultural literacy, character education and specific curriculum expectations. For any child who has experienced being different and for everyone looking to support a friend, Roseneath’s plays open a door to meaningful dialogue that has the power to reshape communities.

Roseneath Theatre is committed to ensuring that members of equity seeking communities have equitable access to employment. We are dedicated to maintaining an environment where all individuals are treated with dignity and respect, and are free from all forms of discriminatory treatment, behaviour or practice.

It is important to note that our workspace at 651 Dufferin is only accessible by stairs.

Camp Counsellor

We are accepting applications for this job until the position is filled.

Initiative: Canada Summer Jobs

Salary: $16/hr
Maximum Number of Total Contract Hours: 512 hours
Application Deadline: Until position is filled
Start Date: Immediately
End Date: September 3rd, 2022
Reports To: Family Programs Coordinator, Production Manager


How to Apply:
Please submit a cover letter and resume as one combined PDF to
Your cover letter should speak to the following:
1. Why you would like to work at Roseneath Theatre
2. Your experience in and/or passion for the arts, camps, theatre, youth and education
3. A little about yourself (hobbies, interests, goals, future plans)
4. A project, challenge or opportunity in your life that was exciting, fulfilling or a learning experience


Job Description:
The camp counsellor will play a key role in the marketing, administration and execution of
Roseneath’s arts-based summer camp programs for children and youth. Tasks will include
assisting the Family Programs Coordinator in the planning, customer service and delivery of
these programs. The candidate may also assist in administrative tasks and light production work
for the Education/Marketing Department, Production Department, Managing Director and Artistic


Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Assist in online outreach through the creation and execution of Mailchimp campaigns, website maintenance and social media communications

  • Participate in the planning and scheduling of camp programs, and provide in-program support to camp educators by working directly with registered participants during program weeks

  • Assist in the creation, development and maintenance of forms and communications related to camp programs

  • Assist with inquiries and concerns related to registration, payments and customer service for camps programming

  • Supervise volunteers and youth leaders

  • Data entry, database and digital file management

  • Other appropriate duties as required, related primarily to education and outreach, and the candidate’s specific areas of interest


Requirements (please review carefully before applying):

  • Self-starter with excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills

  • Ability to learn quickly, take initiative and work both independently and as part of a team

  • Overall computer competency (Adobe, Excel, Word, Mailchimp, social media, Google Suite)

  • Passion for the arts and arts-based programming/education

  • Childcare/education/leadership experience with children and/or youth aged 6-16

  • Dependable and punctual with excellent time management skills

  • Between the ages of 15-30 years of age at the start of employment

  • A Canadian Citizen, permanent resident, or person on whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act

  • Legally entitled to work according to Ontario legislation and regulations

The candidate selected will be required to apply for a Vulnerable Sector Police Check.

Additional Assets:

  • Valid First Aid and CPR, High 5 Training or comparable certifications

  • Previous experience as a camp counsellor or teacher

  • Demonstrated flexibility, dispute resolution and problem solving skills

Administrative Assistant

We are accepting applications for this job until the position is filled.

Initiative: Investing in Neighbourhoods 

Job Type: Contract, Part-Time 
Duration: Up to 12 Months 
Wage:  $17.00 per hour  
Educational Requirements: Some High School 

Investing In Neighbourhoods - Eligibility Criteria
To apply for job opportunities through the Investing in Neighbourhoods Program, interested candidates must be OW participants living in Toronto. Investing in Neighbourhoods job opportunities are in not for profit community organizations and enable OW participants to: increase their skill level, develop contacts with employers, and obtain references with the goal of securing permanent employment.


Please Note: At the time of this posting, the position is a combination of remote and on-site.  The employer may change this arrangement in order to comply with Public Health Guidelines.


Job Description

  • Assist Managing Director with Government Grant applications

  • Assist with annual fundraising plans approved by staff and board, including annual individual giving and special events

  • Conduct research and assist with the execution of corporate and foundation donations and sponsorships

  • Data entry, database, and digital file management. (Including invoice management, tracking, and payment confirmation.)

  • Rentals Coordination (managing the booking communications of our rehearsal hall)

  • Conduct online research for artist accommodation and travel

  • Assist Production Manager with sourcing set, prop, and wardrobe materials

  • Assist with research and database inventory of production supplies and files

  • Assist with re-organizing and transporting production items including set

  • General cleaning and light maintenance (with instruction) of the rehearsal studio

  • Other appropriate duties as needed related primarily to organization and research may be assigned from time to time dependent on the interest of the candidate



  • A desire to work in the Arts

  • Broad understanding of the professional performing arts sector

  • Knowledge of Excel, Word, Google Suite, Adobe, etc.

  • Understanding of basic bookkeeping and/or database maintenance

  • Ability to stay focused while multi-tasking

  • Ability to work independently, as we are currently working from home


Covid-19 Requirements

Provide proof of full vaccination against COVID-19, OR
Provide a formal/official documented medical reason for not being vaccinated against COVID-19


How to Apply
If you meet the qualifications above and are interested in applying to this position, please click "Apply now" to upload your resume and cover letter to this website at Ontario Works. We thank you for your interest; however only those Candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.  For further assistance, please contact:

Development Assistant

We are accepting applications for this job until the position is filled.

Job Profile:
Reporting to the Managing Director, the Development Assistant will contribute to the sustainability of the
organization through the coordination of our fund-raising program, focusing on increasing Corporate and
Foundation support. The Assistant will be responsible for donor and patron recognition and stewardship.


We are looking for an enthusiastic, hands-on, go-getter for this newly created position. The successful

incumbent must be self-motivated, a strategic thinker and planner, with strong decision-making and problem-solving skills. This position is a part-time contract position, commencing November 15, 2021.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • A minimum of 1 year experience in fundraising (or a strong interest in fundraising for charities)

  • An awareness of current public sector and foundation fundraising opportunities

  • Superior written and verbal communication skills

  • Exceptional computer literacy and research skills

  • Ability to function well in virtual environment (at the time of publishing, we are still working from home, so the ideal candidate will have trustworthy internet access and a reliable computer)

  • Strong project management skills

  • Excellent inter-personal skills

  • Attention to detail and deadlines

  • Experience in the arts sector industry is a tremendous asset

Duties will include:

  • Assist in the coordination of fundraising plans.

  • Assist in the preparation of applications for corporate, foundation, and government support.

  • Design and implement individual donor campaigns with guidance from the Managing Director.

  • Develop and execute corporate sponsorship campaigns with guidance from the Managing Director.

  • Establish and nurture positive relationships with stakeholders, sponsors, partners, donors, and foundations.

  • Ensure stewardship through all campaigns and update information in our database.

  • Prepare and send out all communication materials required.

  • Research and recommend corporate giving programs, applicable charitable foundations, and alternative sources of government funding for ongoing programs and initiatives.



  • Must be registered or be eligible to register with Miziwe Biik Aboriginal Employment and Training to be considered for this opportunity.

  • This opportunity is open to First Nations, Inuit, and Metis Miziwe Biik clients that reside within the GTA

Salary: This is a part-time contract position for one year. $22/hour, 20 hours a week or $22,880 for the year.

Roseneath is an organization committed to pursuing Radical Inclusion. We encourage applications from Indigenous, Black, Persons of Colour, Queer, Trans, Two-Spirited, and Disabled persons. Roseneath is committed to reflecting the diversity of our community. We welcome and encourage submissions from individuals of all genders, cultures, ethnicities, sexual orientations, and abilities.


We are committed to providing accommodations for persons with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process. Roseneath invites candidates who may require assistance during the application/ hiring process, to let us know and we will work with them to meet their needs.


Roseneath thanks all candidates for their interest, however, will only contact those selected for interviews.


Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to

Annemieke Wade, Managing Director at