Quickdraw Animation Society (QAS) seeks a qualified person for the

position of Project Administrator for our upcoming program: The Youth Animation Project.



Project Administrator (Part-Time)




About the Project:


The Youth Animation Project is a program for community action through

animation involving 12 youth participants between the ages of 15 and 30.


Youth work as a team to create animations on issues related to Youth and the Environment, and receive training in life- and employability-skills.


QAS' 2006 program welcomes all youth, including immigrant youth,

Aboriginal youth, street-involved youth and others who face barriers to



Core Responsibilities


The Project Administrator performs a variety of administrative and staff support duties.


Assists staff, resolves administrative problems, and prepares a range of administrative reports and documents.


Coordinates and performs a range of staff and/or operational support activities Schedules and coordinates off-site tours, information sessions and/or other activities, including the coordination of travel arrangements for the youth.


Assists staff with project planning and development


Develops templates for the tracking of relevant information:

     attendance, participant information, receipts, etc.

     Establishes and maintains filing systems and records

     Requisitions supplies

     Performs miscellaneous job duties as assigned



Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required


     Records Maintenance Skills

     Word processing data entry skills

     Organizing and coordinating skills

     Ability to maintain calendars and schedule appointments

     Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing

     Ability to gather data, compile information and prepare reports

     Ability to analyze and solve problems

     Excellent team-working skills

     Ability to relate to socially and economically disadvantaged youth






This position pays $15hr, working 17.5 hours/week, and runs from August

21 - December 22nd, 2006. The position may be renewed for a second term.



About QAS


Quickdraw Animation Society (QAS) is an artist-run centre focusing on

the production, education and appreciation of independent animation.
We offer film and digital production facilities, a library, courses,

workshops, a newsletter and GIRAF: an annual festival of experimental

animation. See http:www.awn.comqas for further details.



To Apply:       


Drop off Resume by August 16th to:


Quickdraw Animation Society (QAS)

#201 351-11^th Ave SW

Calgary, AB

T2R 0C7

Tel: (403) 261-5767

Fax: (403) 261-5644


Or email to:


[email protected]




QAS is celebrating 22 years as a non-profit society dedicated to the art of independent animation.


Quickdraw Animation Society

#201, 351- 11 Avenue S.W.

Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2R 0C7

(403) 261 5767  Phone

(403) 261 5644  Fax

[email protected]


QAS gratefully acknowledges the support of:

The Canada Council for the Arts,

The Alberta Foundation for the Arts,

The Calgary Region Arts Foundation,

The National Film Board of Canada,

and the volunteer efforts of our most excellent Members.



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