Call for Tirgan Volunteers

Friday, September 11, 2020


Deadline: October 21, 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 started in October 2020 and will take three months to complete. Our studio is located near Yonge and Steeles.

* 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 October 31, 2020. Initial consideration and discussion do not imply automatic inclusion in the program.

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