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 5767Phone

(403) 261 5644Fax

[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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