Advisory Board

Applications for the 16/17 Advisory Board are now closed.

The Advisory Board is a hands-on leadership training program for young people, led by young people. Members engage with the festival as a creative thinker, planning fundraising events and creative projects to ensure the success of the festival for its participants and audience. From producing, to planning a rad party, to performing administrative tasks, Advisory Board members have a hand in it all, being a vital program of the festival.

Advisory Board Member duties:
-Planning and execution of two fundraising events for the Paprika Festival

-Planning, execution and facilitation of events during the Paprika Festival

-Full participation in The Intersection: a conference for young people in the arts

-Full participation in all Training Days

-Attend and participate in monthly Advisory Board meetings

-Run the Front of House during the Festival

-Contribute to Paprika Festival’s blog

Ideal candidates will have:
-An investment in the well-being of the festival and festival events

-Interest in Arts Administration

-Strong organizational and time management skills

-Effective communication skills

-Enthusiasm for the arts, theatre, and youth engagement

-Have creative ideas to support emerging artists

-Strong initiative and willingness to learn

Paprika is committed to accessibility. If you need assistance with your application in any way please don’t hesitate to contact us. We strive to be a barrier free organization and we want to make this as easy as possible for you! We offer interviews to every applicant, so if a written application poses any challenges to you we can easily go through the questions in your interview. Paprika Festival is an equal opportunity organization and strongly encourages applications from Indigenous, culturally diverse applicants and any equity seeking group, including but not limited to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability status.