FIXT POINT Arts & Media (Empathy Squad *VIRTUAL* Audio Storytelling and Podcasting (Winter 2024))

Organization Name: FIXT POINT Arts & Media
Opportunity Title: Empathy Squad *VIRTUAL* Audio Storytelling and Podcasting (Winter 2024)
Category: Heritage / Museums
Commitment: Less than 6 months
Start Date: January 8, 2024
End Date: March 15, 2024

Opportunity Description:

Gather Oral Histories to Foster Empathy and Build your Podcasting Skills! The Empathy Squad is a hands-on, experiential-service-learning opportunity for diverse youth from across Canada aimed at creating meaningful connections and increasing understanding of one another through public engagement, facilitated conversations, active listening and presentation, aimed at capturing and preserving our country’s collective community memory for generations to come. The Empathy Squad program is made possible by the Canada Service Corps. ***As a participant, you will:***  ✅ Acquire the knowledge and practical skills needed to produce high-quality audio stories: interviewing and recording techniques, audio-editing, narrative shaping, and sound design;  ✅ Volunteer in service of your community, learn about what’s important to them through active listening and help foster empathy for their lived experiences;  ✅ Experience hands-on learning alongside fellow future leaders and from industry professionals across the country. ***Interested volunteers are asked to fill out an application form here*** by November 10, 2023. Next cohorts will run from January to March 2024. 

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