Creative Manitoba: Careers in the Arts - Youth Mentorship Program for Mentees age 19-29 - Applications open August 5-26

Careers in the Arts
Youth Mentorship Program for Mentees age 19-29
Applications open August 5-26

Application documents for the 2020-21 Individual Youth Mentorship Program are now available for advance preparation.

Youth and young adults ages 19-29, residing in Winnipeg or within 50 km, can be mentored in any artistic discipline–creative, administrative, or technical. Within the chosen artistic area, the program's aim is multi-layered including: Structured one-on-one mentorship from a recognized mentor; networking opportunities within the industry; volunteer work experience; and professional development opportunities.The program runs over 7 months, from late September through April.

Youth may apply on their own or with an experienced mentor partner. Mentors receive an honourarium- the program is free for selected youth mentees. The application window will be open August 5-26, 2020 although all materials required to prepare the application are currently available.

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Careers in the Arts Youth Mentorship Ready to Roll!

Creative Manitoba's Careers in the Arts Youth Mentorship Program – Individual Program for mentees ages 19-29 will soon be accepting applications for 2020/21.

Young adults ages 19-29, residing in Winnipeg or within 50 km, can be mentored in any artistic discipline–creative, administrative, or technical. Based on each mentorship pair's custom plan, the program offers structured one-to-one mentorship with a recognized mentor plus networking opportunities, volunteer work experience and professional development. Youth may apply on their own or with an experienced mentor partner. Mentors receive an honourarium and the program is free for selected youth mentees.

"Participants who complete this program are unanimous in their praise for the life- changing effect it has on their career trajectories and professional relationships," says Mentorship Programs Manager, Jan Skene.

Full application and program details can be found at: www.creativemanitoba.ca/mentorship.

Media Contact:

Jan Skene,

Youth Mentorship Programs Manager

jan@creativemanitoba.ca

c: 204 227-6223