Call for Applications: Digital Storytelling Facilitator

FOXY seeks a Digital Storytelling Facilitator for our 2019 FOXY Peer Leader Retreat!

FOXY (Fostering Open eXpression among Youth) is an arts-based sexual/mental health and leadership organization with an office located in Yellowknife. We offer programming for Northern and Indigenous young women and gender diverse youth across the Canadian North. Our focus is on the process of learning through the arts, rather than producing artistic masterpieces. We are recruiting a Digital Storytelling Facilitator for our FOXY Peer Leader Retreat that will be offered for Northern young women and gender diverse youth at beautiful Blachford Lake Lodge (, NWT, which is a 20-minute float plane flight from Yellowknife.

The ideal FOXY Digital Storytelling Facilitator:

  • LOVES working with youth (aged 13-17 years)
  • Must have experience or training with producing short films and/or facilitating film workshops with youth
  • Thinks creatively and outside the box
  • Enjoys being challenged
  • Works well within a diverse team
  • Interest/experience in comprehensive sexual health education, mental health, health promotion, leadership education with youth, trauma-informed practice, the North as asset
  • Adaptable and flexible as the Retreat is a constantly evolving environment
  • Available August 11-21, 2019 for the Retreat and staff orientation & debrief days
  • Can provide a criminal record check (including vulnerable sector)
  • Valid First Aid/CPR certification an asset
  • Preference will be given to long-time Northerners and/or those who identify as Indigenous

This is a contract position; an honorarium will be provided (as well as airfare and travel expenses for an individual who resides outside Yellowknife). All accommodation/food expenses are covered while at Blachford Lake Lodge. For more information about FOXY, please check out our website at, find us on Facebook at, or on Twitter @Arctic_FOXY.
Interested applicants please submit a resume and cover letter to FOXY Executive Director Candice Lys at by May 24, 2019. Please call 867-444-9108 for more details on the position or to discuss your potential fit with the organization.

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Call for Applications - FOXY Digital Storytelling Facilitator


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