Call for Tirgan Volunteers

Friday, September 11, 2020


Deadline: September 20, 2020

Dear Tirgan Friends,

We are excited to let you know that Tirgan is moving online for the time being, following in the footsteps of other leading cultural institutions.In fact, our programming and PR teams are currently working on the production of a series of virtual kids’ programs and we need your help!

Interested in joining the team? Read on for details:

The Project: 16 half-hour virtual episodes specially designed for children aged 5-12, to be aired through Tirgan social media

The Position: Working closely with the puppeteer, directors, videographers, and our artistic consultants, you’ll be conducting in-person conversations with guests and performers or leading workshops for filming.

The ideal candidate is able to act, feels comfortable in front of the camera, is fluent in English and Persian, and can work around production-related problems like forgotten lines, lighting…etc.

* Please note this is a volunteer position.

Dates and Location: The project will start in early October 2020 and may take up to three months to complete. The location is a studio in downtown Toronto.

* Please note you must be present in the studio for short periods of filming (a couple of hours at a time).

*All Covid-19 safety protocols will be in place at the filming location.

Application Process:  Send us a short video introducing yourself.

Email your video to:


The selection process is not a judgment of the applicant’s capabilities. We thank you for your interest, but due to the high volume of applicants, we will only contact successful candidates, to finalize the selection process, by September 30, 2020. Initial consideration and discussion do not imply automatic inclusion in the program.