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Far Corners Community Musical Theatre
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Monteverde, Puntarenas Province, Costa Rica
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Published 3 months ago
Funded Volunteer: Media Director

Media Director for Youth Theatre Program in Costa Rica

Far Corners Community Musical Theatre seeks energetic, creative individuals to assist with Costa Rica Theatre Camp, an intensive summer theatre program for teens. Join us in the breathtaking Cloud Forests of Monteverde, Costa Rica as we put on a full production of a musical with a fantastic, diverse group of youth.

This is a full time seasonal position. The applicant must be available to be on-site in Costa Rica from June 5th - July 27th, 2022.


About the Program

Costa Rica Theatre Camp is a 6-week summer program for teens and children, now in its tenth year of operation. The primary focus of the program is producing a musical from the canon with a cast and crew of local Costa Rican teens, and a production staff of college-aged interns from both the U.S. and Costa Rica. The goal of the program is to provide a high-quality educational experience for the participants, fostering their artistic and personal development.


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent amount of relevant work experience
  • Experience in photography and videography
  • Superior writing skills
  • Graphic Design skills preferred
  • Computer and web skills
  • Excellent creative problem-solving skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Experience working with children/youth
  • Interest in and open mind towards immersion in a new culture
  • Flexibility, patience and maturity
  • Commitment to abide by our drug/alcohol policy
  • Conversational Spanish (preferred, but not required)
  • Strong ability to give and receive constructive criticism
  • Ability to work long days in a fast-paced, intensive environment
  • High level of self-awareness


Media Director Responsibilities:

  • Record program activities through photography and video
  • Create, edit, and manage website and blog content
  • Curate social media accounts
  • Produce short videos
  • Conduct interviews with staff and participants on film and/or in writing
  • Willingness to learn some Spanish (Spanish proficiency is valued but not required)
  • Keep thorough digital records.


Compensation:

  • Furnished living accommodations (private room in a house or apartment).
  • Food stipend of $15 per day for a total of $885.
  • Cost of transportation from the SJO airport to Monteverde (provided that the Volunteer travels within the timeframe specified by us).
  • Up to $800 of round-trip airfare to San Jose, Costa Rica (SJO) from the Volunteer’s home of record.
  • Cost of any necessary COVID-19 testing related to the contract.​

Media Director for Youth Theatre Program in Costa Rica

Far Corners Community Musical Theatre seeks energetic, creative individuals to assist with Costa Rica Theatre Camp, an intensive summer theatre program for teens. Join us in the…

Details at a Glance

  • Start Date
    June 5, 2022
    12:00 AM CST
    6:00 AM UTC
  • End Date
    July 27, 2022
    11:59 PM CST
    5:59 AM UTC
  • Schedule
    Weekdays
  • Time Commitment
    Full time (30+ hrs/wk)
  • Recurrence
    Recurring

Location

On-site

Monteverde, Costa Rica

Puntarenas Province, Monteverde, Costa Rica

How to Apply

  1. Please review all of the information on this page, and read about our mission and philosophy and about Monteverde, Costa Rica before submitting your application.
  2. ​Complete the online volunteer application form.
  3. You must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 with one of the FDA-approved vaccines in order to qualify for any of our positions.
  4. In addition to the application, please email your resume and cover letter to Lisa Burns at director@farcornersmusicals.org (professional resume with education, work & volunteer experience is required; please also submit your theatre, dance and/or music resume if you have one)​


Deadline: We consider volunteer applications on a rolling basis. Thus, we encourage you to submit your application early in order to secure your preferred position. However, we will continue to accept qualified volunteers up until two weeks before the start dates.

  1. Please review all of the information on this page, and read about our mission and philosophy and about Monteverde, Costa Rica before submitting your application.
  2. ​Complete the…

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