Job Opportunities

Art Adventures Supervisors

Duration: 14 weeks | 35 hours per week
Start and end dates: May 28 to August 31, 2018
Language of Work: English
Wage: $15.00 per hour
Positions available: 2
Application Deadline: Sunday, May 6, 2018

The Kelowna Art Gallery is hiring two students to organize and teach our Art Adventures summer art camps for children ages 3 to 12. The Art Adventures program has been running for over twenty years, and is one of the most popular summer programs in Kelowna. The Art Adventures supervisors will contribute to public awareness of and access to the programs and services offered by the Kelowna Art Gallery. The supervisors will also be responsible for creating and organizing community outreach initiatives and activities at local festivals and events. Training will be provided on gallery procedures, classroom management, and working with various age groups of children.

The ideal candidates possess the following qualities, knowledge and experience:

  • Must be full-time college or university students between the ages of 18 and 30 who are returning to full-time studies in the fall of 2018
  • Must be working towards a university degree in visual arts, art history, education, or a related field
  • Have previous experience in a gallery or museum environment is an asset
  • Have knowledge of various art materials and techniques
  • Have previous experience creating and implementing age-appropriate art lesson plans
  • Have previous experience working with people and children in a social learning environment
  • Must be creative, outgoing, self motivated and work well with a team
  • The ability to provide a recent and valid criminal record check
  • Have up-to-date first aid training
  • Are able to speak French (not a requirement)

Please e-mail cover letter and resume to: hr@kelownaartgallery.com
Or drop off an application in person at:
Kelowna Art Gallery
1315 Water Street
Kelowna, BC V1Y 9R3

No phone inquiries, please. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

 

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Call for Art Instructors (ongoing)

The Kelowna Art Gallery is always seeking to expand its offerings of adult and youth workshops and classes and is accepting proposals from qualified instructors to teach a variety of art skills.

Class offerings run from January to June and September to December. Class scheduling options are 6-week sessions during the day and evenings, or can be single weekend workshops.

Proposals should include the following:

– The type of class/medium you would like to teach
– A few examples of your work in that medium (please send .jpg files)
– Preferred or suggested times you would like to teach (day, evening, weekends)
– A resume outlining previous teaching experience, education, and experience as a working artist

Interested candidates should email proposals to: laura@kelownaartgallery.com.

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