Gaming for Life Twitch Streaming Host

Gaming for Life Twitch Streaming Host

Part Time (role may increase with growth of Twitch channel): 10 – 20 hours per week

Chai Lifeline Canada is looking for an energetic and fun personality to host our regularly scheduled Twitch streams on our newly rebranded Twitch channel, Gaming for Life. The ideal candidate is tech savvy, loves video games, and has previous streaming, hosting or live/recorded entertainment experience. They are interested in being the face of Gaming for Life’s Twitch channel, entertaining others, and raising money for Chai Lifeline Canada. For over 15 years, Chai Lifeline Canada has been providing services and programs to children and families who are living with chronic or life-threatening paediatric illness.

The successful candidate should have a computer capable of streaming at home (in case of lockdowns) and be able to commit to a regular schedule of streaming multiple times per week.

Our Core Values:  A job at Chai Lifeline Canada is being a part of a team that is dedicated to the integrity and mutual respect of one another.  We provide care and love to our families in need and in doing so, we work beyond our roles by showing empathy, dedication, and humility at every turn.

Responsibilities for this position include but are not limited to:

  • Host Gaming for Life’s Twitch streams 3 – 5 times per week, for 1 – 3 hours per stream (exact schedule TBD)
  • Keep up-to-date with current Twitch and gaming trends to determine the best games to draw in viewers
  • Collaborating with the Gaming for Life committee to develop and expand Gaming for Life
  • Help ideate fun content to draw viewers into the streams
  • Partnering with other streamers to organize charity streams for us on their channels
  • Host larger-scale streaming events on the channel in the future

Key Requirements for this role are as follows:

  • Enthusiastic to join the Chai Lifeline community in support of our mission by being the voice and personality of our new Twitch channel
  • Creative and passionate
  • Previous streaming (on Twitch or any other platform), hosting, or front-facing entertainment experience is an asset
  • Experience with streaming software and equipment (such as webcams and microphones) would be advantageous in this role
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with a focus on customer service (the viewers are our “customers”, engage them during streams!)
  • Ability to work independently, comfortable in being self-directed
  • Skilled at collaborating with several teams (Gaming for Life, marketing, etc.)

Personal traits:

  • You have an exciting and engaging personality that draws people in and inspires them to take action and participate
  • Highly organized and able to multitask efficiently
  • Outgoing, energetic and positive
  • Reliable, trustworthy
  • A confident, clear and succinct communicator
  • Able to work independently, driven and self-motivated

We want to see your work! Interested applicants should send highlight reels of any applicable experience to [email protected] and [email protected].

Please note, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Chai Lifeline Canada is an equal opportunity employer. Chai Lifeline Canada is committed to inclusive and accessible recruitment practices to applicants with accessibility needs in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disability Act (AODA). Reasonable accommodations are available on request for candidates with disabilities taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

To learn more about Chai Lifeline please visit our website www.chailifelinecanada.org