Indigenous Day on CJAM FM 2021

For CJAM FM, every day is a great day to celebrate Indigenous artists. On June 21st 2021, CJAM will be highlighting Indigenous music through special programming and we encourage you to take this time to listen, learn, absorb, and reflect. Find a schedule of our programming below along with local organizations

Artwork by Tanya Tagaq
http://tanyatagaq.com/artwork
Find Tanya on twitter @tagaq

Schedule

  • 8:30am – 10:30am // Positive Amplitude
  • 10:30am – noon // Canadian Jam
  • 5pm – 6pm // Everything’s No Good
  • 6pm – 8pm // Girlie so Groovie
  • 8pm – 9pm // First Nations Health Managers Town Hall
  • 9pm – 10:30pm // Blues Time

Local Organizations

Native Student Alliance Uwindsor
www.facebook.com/NativeStudentAllianceUWindsor

Turtle Island Aboriginal Education Centre @ Uwindsor
Providing support to Indigenous students reach their highest potential in a culturally supportive atmosphere.
www.uwindsor.ca/aboriginal-education-centre

Can-Am Indian Friendship Centre
Driven by the desire of Indigenous peoples within the areas of Windsor and Essex County to become a self-sufficient, self-determining, self-governing community offering a variety of programs & services.
https://caifc.ca

Ska:na Family Learning Centre
A Non-Profit Organization Helping our Children to a better future. Ska:na Family Learning Centre offers programs for children 3 month to 12 years. Through High/Scope approach to early childhood education, each child is supported and encouraged to develop and learn in a positive educational environment.
www.skanaflc.com

Aboriginal Child Resource Centre
www.facebook.com/ACRCWINDSOR

Job Call: Online Concert & Webinar Coordinator

CJAM 99.1 FM is hiring an Online Concert & Webinar Coordinator.
This position is funded through the Canada Summer Jobs program.

— APPLICATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED! —

Canada Summer Jobs requires that all applicants must:

be between 15 and 30 years of age (inclusive) at the start of the employment*

– be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act for the duration of the employment; and,

– have a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment and be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations

*You must be 15 years of age at the beginning of the employment period. You may be more than 30 years of age at the end of the employment period as long as you are 30 at the beginning of the employment period.


Online Concert & Webinar Coordinator
100% REMOTE / WORK FROM HOME

Duties:
– organize & host at least one online concert featuring local musicians
– create a social media/awareness campaign to promote the online concert
– organize & host at least one online workshop
– connect with local arts organizations to find speakers
– create a social media/awareness campaign to promote the workshop
– create a weekly audio calendar outlining upcoming events
– create a weekly radio program focused on Windsor-Detroit musicians, filling a gap in our current programming
– utilize CJAMs social media to promote their show & other shows on CJAM FM
– attend digital staff meetings
– report to CJAM FM’s station manager

Qualifications:
– proficient/familiar with Adobe Audition, Audacity, Garage Band, or other audio recording software
– experience in organizing events an asset
– excellent interpersonal & communication skills
– knowledge of various social media platforms
– ability to navigate online experiences
– ability to be flexible & creative with ideas
– graphic design experience an asset
– familiar with CJAM FMs programming an asset

Anticipated Start Date: June 21st 2021 (flexible)
35 hours/week – $14.25/hour
10 week contract

Applications will be accepted until June 4th 2021
Please email your cover letter & resume to cjampres@ gmail.com

We welcome and encourage applicants to self-identify in their cover letter. If you have any accessibility needs, please let us know. CJAM is an anti-sexist, anti-racist, anti-homophobic organization committed to diversity and equity. We strongly encourage applications from all visible and non-visible minorities.

This is a completely remote position. The chosen applicant will work from home, while staying in communication with CJAM management via digital staff meetings, Zoom, phone calls, and email.

CJAM welcomes new Program Director

CJAM is excited to announce Alexandra Sellick (she/her) as our new Program Director! Read a bit more about her below & expect to hear her voice on CJAMs airwaves very soon.


Alex here! I am a recent graduate of the St. Clair Public Relations program but have been working in PR, social media and marketing for the past five years. I have enjoyed working with small businesses in Windsor and have had the opportunity to meet some great people who all share a common goal of improving and promoting Rose City. During my undergrad I worked as Arts Editor for The Lance so am no stranger to the CAW basement. in my spare time I volunteer for Bike Windsor Essex and would love to hear your bike lane complaints. Really looking forward to meeting everyone (perhaps virtually for now) at CJAM!


Broadcast Maintenance

Hello CJAM listeners! Maintenance and updates are being done at our transmitter this afternoon (Tuesday April 13th 2021) & our terrestrial signal will be decreased for a short period.

You can always listen to our archives online through the programming page
via the Radio Garden app & website http://radio.garden/listen/cjam/j8YJIjmt
or the Tunein App

Thank you for continuing to support campus/community radio.

<3 – CJAM Staff

JOB POSTING – PROGRAM DIRECTOR

CJAM 99.1 FM – Student Media/University of Windsor – is hiring for the position of PROGRAM DIRECTOR. This full-time salaried position is 35 hours a week. It requires a flexible individual who is available for some evening, weekend, and on-call duties when required.

CJAM is a nonprofit volunteer-driven campus-based community radio station providing an alternative to the music and spoken-word programming featured in the mainstream media — serving listener communities that are often under represented or maligned.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION: The Program Director is responsible for all aspects of programming. Working with staff, management, and the Program Committee, the successful applicant will help fulfill CJAM’s mandate of providing the community with quality alternative programming that is in compliance with CJAM/CRTC policy.

Duties:

  • Ensure that CJAM remains on the air at all times, and that what is on the air is properly documented and stored as per CRTC expectations.
  • Exercise and enforce CJAM/CRTC policy.
  • Keep the program schedule evolving with spoken word and music programming in accordance with CRTC policy and CJAM’s mandate.
  • Serve as a resource for volunteers regarding broadcasting and programming.
  • Ensure volunteers receive in depth training and skill development relating to broadcasting. (online or in-person depending on COVID restrictions)
  • Review and evaluate programs regularly with staff, management, and the Program Committee.
  • Ensure that the Program Committee meets at least four times a year and that members are roundly consulted between meetings.
  • Host 0.5 to 2 hours of programming weekly.
  • Fill in as a DJ when needed.
  • Ensure that all programming content is of a high quality and in compliance with CRTC guidelines and CJAM mandate.
  • Build partnerships with groups on campus and within the larger community to foster continuity, quality, and relevance in programming.
  • Assist in coordination/scheduling of special programming, and special events.
  • Production and broadcast of paid commercials, public service announcements, station IDs, music events/community/arts calendars, etc.
  • Review of daily commercial assignments.
  • Coordinate volunteer use of CJAM at-home recording equipment and in-house production studios.
  • Regularly update CJAM’s website with programming news and schedule information.
  • Maintain dedicated office hours/available work from home hours (as per COVID restrictions).
  • Utilize CJAMs social media platforms to promote regular programming, special programming and events.

Qualifications:

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and listening skills.
  • Demonstrated experience, and knowledge relating to non-commercial. music, news, views, and culture.
  • Experience in new media and journalism an asset 
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Conflict resolution and management skills
  • Computer and basic radio/audio production skills.
  • Friendly and patient disposition balanced with an ability to enforce policy.
  • Volunteer coordination experience an asset

TERMS: 35 hours per week

SALARY: $29,000 to $31,000 annually to start, depending on experience.
Two weeks vacation plus extended health benefits + 10 sick days.

Please submit your resume and cover letter to cjampres@gmail.com
by April 16th, 2021 at 5pm. We welcome and encourage applicants to self-identify in their cover letter. If you have any accessibility needs, please let us know. CJAM is an anti-sexist, anti-racist, anti-homophobic organization committed to diversity and equity. We strongly encourage applications from all visible and non-visible minorities.

COVID information: Currently, there is no expectation to be facilitating in-person training or offering in-person events – this is subject to change as we organizationally adapt to COVID-19 safety measures according to Provincial and University of Windsor guidelines. The Program Director will be required to work partially in office and will be given their own office with a closable door. Staff have the choice to either work partially out-of-office or work distanced in the office space full time.