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Summer Art Instructor
Bilingual Summer Art Instructor
Summer Art Camp Counselor
Bilingual Summer Art Camp Counselor
Summer Gallery Attendant
Bilingual Gallery Assistant

Summer Art Instructor

Terms: Full-time contract
Start Date: 18 June 2018
End Date: 31 August 2018
Salary Level: $18/hour
Language of work: English; French considered an asset

Oakville Galleries is a not-for-profit contemporary art museum engaging communities throughout Oakville, and wider audiences regionally, nationally and internationally. Oakville Galleries is driven by a belief in the singular power of art and artists to deepen our understanding of ourselves and our communities and move us toward a better world. We are currently looking for a Summer Art Instructor to add to our dynamic education team.

Nature and Scope of Position

Reporting to the Education Officer, the Summer Art Instructor prepares and delivers a wide range of visual art-based activities to children and youth (ages 6 to 14) in Oakville Galleries' summer art camps. The Instructor will work from Monday to Friday (except holidays) from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm daily.

General Responsibilities and Functions

  • Contribute to summer camp preparation, including finalizing program lesson plans, coordinating supplies and equipment, and piloting program activities;
  • Lead children in hands-on art-making activities indoors and outdoors throughout the summer;
  • Communicate with staff, parents and children to ensure the safety, security and efficiency of the camp;
  • Maintain a safe and clean environment for camp participants;
  • Assist with daily closing procedures and after-camp childcare;
  • Evaluate and revise program activities on an ongoing basis and upon program conclusion.

Qualifications
The ideal candidate:

  • is enrolled in a post-secondary program in Art History, Art Education, Visual and/or Media Arts, Museum Studies or a related discipline;
  • has experience teaching and supervising groups of children in a camp and/or educational setting;
  • demonstrates a solid knowledge of and a keen interest in contemporary visual art;
  • is familiar with a broad range of artistic techniques, practices and materials;
  • has experience in developing lesson and activity plans and a demonstrated interest in working with children;
  • has strong organizational, planning and leadership skills;
  • has an ability to work both independently and to be proactive in a team environment;
  • is responsible, hard-working, enthusiastic, and dynamic;
  • has demonstrated excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Additional training/experience in recreation, early childhood education, film/video production, music and/or theatre will be looked upon highly. A valid driver's license and access to a vehicle will be considered an asset.

The Summer Art Instructor position is dependent on funding from the Young Canada Works in Hertiage Organizations program (YCW). Candidates for the position must:

  • be legally entitled to work in Canada;
  • be a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident, or have refugee status in Canada (unfortunately, non-Canadian students holding temporary work visas or awaiting permanent status are not eligible);
  • be between 16 and 30 years of age at the start of employment;
  • intend to return to full-time studies in the fall of 2018.

Application deadline: 16 April 2018.

Please submit cover letter and resume to educationjobs@oakvillegalleries.com.

Oakville Galleries is an equal opportunity employer. We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Bilingual Summer Art Instructor

Terms: Full-time contract
Start Date: 18 June 2018
End Date: 31 August 2018
Salary Level: $18/hour
Languages of work: English and French

Oakville Galleries is a not-for-profit contemporary art museum engaging communities throughout Oakville, and wider audiences regionally, nationally and internationally. Oakville Galleries is driven by a belief in the singular power of art and artists to deepen our understanding of ourselves and our communities and move us toward a better world. We are currently looking for a Bilingual Summer Art Instructor to add to our dynamic education team.

Nature and Scope of Position

Reporting to the Education Officer, the Bilingual Summer Art Instructor prepares and delivers a wide range of visual art-based activities in English and French to children and youth (ages 6 to 14) in Oakville Galleries' summer art camps. The Instructor will work from Monday to Friday (except holidays) from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm daily.

General Responsibilities and Functions

  • Contribute to summer camp preparation, including finalizing program lesson plans, coordinating supplies and equipment, and piloting program activities;
  • Lead children and youth in hands-on art-making activities indoors and outdoors throughout the summer in English and French;
  • Communicate with staff, parents and children in English and French to ensure the safety, security and efficiency of the camp;
  • Maintain a safe and clean environment for camp participants;
  • Assist with daily closing procedures and after-camp childcare;
  • Evaluate and revise program activities on an ongoing basis and upon program conclusion.

Qualifications
The ideal candidate:

  • is fluent in written and spoken English and French;
  • is enrolled in a post-secondary program in Art History, Art Education, Visual and/or Media Arts, Museum Studies or a related discipline;
  • has experience teaching and supervising groups of children and youth in a camp and/or educational setting;
  • demonstrates a solid knowledge of and a keen interest in contemporary visual art;
  • is familiar with a broad range of artistic techniques, practices and materials;
  • has experience in developing lesson and activity plans and a demonstrated interest in working with children;
  • has strong organizational, planning and leadership skills;
  • has an ability to work both independently and to be proactive in a team environment;
  • is responsible, hard-working, enthusiastic and dynamic;
  • has demonstrated exceptional interpersonal and communication skills in both official languages.

Additional training/experience in recreation, early childhood education, film/video production, music and/or theatre is an asset. A valid driver's license and access to a vehicle will be considered an asset.

The Bilingual Summer Art Instructor position is dependent on funding from the Young Canada Works in Both Official Languages program (YCW). Candidates for the position must:

  • be legally entitled to work in Canada;
  • be a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident, or have refugee status in Canada. (Non-Canadian students holding temporary work visas or awaiting permanent status are not eligible);
  • be between 16 and 30 years of age at the start of employment;
  • intend to return to full-time studies in the fall of 2018.

Application deadline: 16 April 2018.

Please submit cover letter and resume to educationjobs@oakvillegalleries.com.

Oakville Galleries is an equal opportunity employer. We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Summer Art Camp Counselor

Terms: Full-time contract
Start Date: 18 June 2018
End Date: 31 August 2018
Salary Level: $18/hour
Language of work: English; French considered an asset

Oakville Galleries is a not-for-profit contemporary art museum engaging communities throughout Oakville, and wider audiences regionally, nationally and internationally. Oakville Galleries is driven by a belief in the singular power of art and artists to deepen our understanding of ourselves and our communities and move us toward a better world. We are currently looking for a Summer Art Camp Counselor to add to our dynamic education team.

Nature and Scope of Position

Reporting to the Education Officer, the Summer Art Camp Counselor will open the camp daily at 7:30 am, oversee the day-to-day coordination of camp activities, manage camp volunteers, communicate with parents and guardians, lead groups of children (ages 6 to 14) in recreational activities, assist Summer Art Instructors during art class instruction, and oversee the production of weekly camp finales. The Counselor will work from Monday to Friday (except holidays) from 7:30 am to 3:30 pm daily.

General Responsibilities and Functions

  • Contribute to summer camp preparation, including finalizing program lesson plans, coordinating supplies and equipment, and piloting program activities;
  • Lead the delivery of scheduled daily camp activities and coordination of day-to-day tasks in a timely manner;
  • Coordinate summer camp volunteers, prepare work schedules and maintain daily communication;
  • Communicate with staff, parents and children to ensure the safety, security and efficiency of the camp;
  • Design, plan and lead outdoor recreational activities;
  • Lead pre-camp childcare beginning at 7:30 am daily;
  • Assist Summer Art Instructors in the leadership of hands-on art activities for children and youth;
  • Maintain a safe and clean environment for camp participants;
  • Evaluate and revise program activities on an ongoing basis and upon program conclusion.

Qualifications
The ideal candidate:

  • is enrolled in a post-secondary program in Art History, Art Education, Visual and/or Media Arts, Museum Studies or a related discipline;
  • has experience teaching and supervising groups of children in a camp and/or educational setting;
  • demonstrates a solid knowledge of and a keen interest in contemporary visual art;
  • has experience in developing lesson and activity plans;
  • has strong organizational, planning and leadership skills;
  • has an ability to work both independently and to be proactive in a team environment;
  • is responsible, hard-working, enthusiastic, and dynamic;
  • has demonstrated excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Additional training/experience in recreation, early childhood education, film/video production, music and/or theatre will be looked upon highly. A valid driver's license and access to a vehicle will be considered an asset.

The Summer Camp Counselor position is dependent on funding from the Young Canada Works in Heritage Organizations program (YCW). Candidates for the position must:

  • be legally entitled to work in Canada;
  • be a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident, or have refugee status in Canada (unfortunately, non-Canadian students holding temporary work visas or awaiting permanent status are not eligible);
  • be between 16 and 30 years of age at the start of employment;
  • intend to return to full-time studies in the fall of 2018.

Application deadline: 16 April 2018.

Please submit cover letter and resume to educationjobs@oakvillegalleries.com.

Oakville Galleries is an equal opportunity employer. We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Bilingual Summer Art Camp Counselor

Terms: Full-time contract
Start Date: 18 June 2018
End Date: 31 August 2018
Salary Level: $18/hour
Languages of work: English and French

Oakville Galleries is a not-for-profit contemporary art museum engaging communities throughout Oakville, and wider audiences regionally, nationally and internationally. Oakville Galleries is driven by a belief in the singular power of art and artists to deepen our understanding of ourselves and our communities and move us toward a better world. We are currently looking for a Bilingual Summer Art Camp Counselor to add to our dynamic education team.

Nature and Scope of Position

Reporting to the Education Officer, the Bilingual Summer Art Camp Counselor is fluent in English and French. The successful candidate will oversee the day-to-day coordination of camp activities, lead after-camp care and close the camp at 6 pm, communicate with parents and guardians, manage camp volunteers, lead groups of children and youth (ages 6 to 14) in recreational activities, assist Summer Art Instructors during art class instruction, and oversee the production of weekly camp finales. The Bilingual Summer Art Camp Counselor will work Monday to Friday (except holidays) from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm daily.

General Responsibilities and Functions

  • Contribute to summer camp preparation, including finalizing program lesson plans in English and French, coordinating supplies and equipment, and piloting program activities;
  • Design, plan and lead outdoor recreational activities;
  • Lead the delivery of scheduled daily camp activities and coordination of day-to-day tasks in a timely manner;
  • Assist Summer Art Instructors in English and French in the leadership of hands-on art activities for children and youth;
  • Communicate with staff, parents and children in English and French to ensure the safety, security and efficiency of the camp;
  • Coordinate summer camp volunteers, prepare work schedules and maintain daily communication;
  • Maintain a safe and clean environment for camp participants;
  • Lead after-camp childcare ending at 6:00 pm daily;
  • Evaluate and revise program activities on an ongoing basis and upon program conclusion.

Qualifications
The ideal candidate:

  • is fluent in written and spoken English and French;
  • is enrolled in a post-secondary program in Art History, Art Education, Visual and/or Media Arts, Museum Studies or a related discipline;
  • has experience teaching and supervising groups of children and youth in a camp and/or educational setting;
  • demonstrates a solid knowledge of and a keen interest in contemporary visual art;
  • is familiar with a broad range of artistic techniques, practices and materials;
  • has experience in developing lesson and activity plans and a demonstrated interest in working with children;
  • has strong organizational, planning and leadership skills;
  • has an ability to work both independently and to be proactive in a team environment;
  • is responsible, hard-working, enthusiastic and dynamic;
  • has demonstrated exceptional interpersonal and communication skills in both official languages.

Additional training/experience in recreation, early childhood education, film/video production, music and/or theatre is an asset. A valid driver's license and access to a vehicle will be considered an asset.

The Bilingual Summer Camp Counselor position is dependent on funding from the Young Canada Works in Both Official Languages program (YCW). Candidates for the position must:

  • be legally entitled to work in Canada;
  • be a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident, or have refugee status in Canada. (Non-Canadian students holding temporary work visas or awaiting permanent status are not eligible);
  • be between 16 and 30 years of age at the start of employment;
  • intend to return to full-time studies in the fall of 2018.

Application deadline: 16 April 2018.

Please submit cover letter and resume to educationjobs@oakvillegalleries.com.

Oakville Galleries is an equal opportunity employer. We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Terms: Full-time contract
Start Date: 20 June 2018
End Date: 1 September 2018
Salary Level: $15/hour
Language of work: English; French considered an asset

Oakville Galleries is a not-for-profit contemporary art museum engaging communities throughout Oakville, and wider audiences regionally, nationally and internationally. Oakville Galleries is driven by a belief in the singular power of art and artists to deepen our understanding of ourselves and our communities and move us toward a better world. We are currently looking for a Summer Gallery Attendant to add to our dynamic education team.

Nature and Scope of Position

Reporting to the Education Officer, the Summer Gallery Attendant engages the public in discussions about Oakville Galleries' exhibitions and programs, and is responsible for the security of the works of art on view.

General Responsibilities and Functions

  • Host visitors to Oakville Galleries' exhibitions and programs;
  • Initiate discussions about and lead tours of the exhibitions on view;
  • Supervise exhibition spaces and ensure the security and safety of artworks at all times;
  • Provide information and accept registrations for Oakville Galleries' educational and public programs;
  • Take registrations for summer camps and update corresponding class lists and databases;
  • Promote membership programs to visitors;
  • Maintain attendance records;
  • Open and close the gallery spaces on time;
  • Provide assistance to the Education, Communications, Development and Curatorial departments as required.

Qualifications
The ideal candidate:

  • is enrolled in a post-secondary program in Art History, Art Education, Visual and/or Media Arts, Museum Studies or a related discipline;
  • demonstrates a solid knowledge of and keen interest in contemporary art and/or museum practices;
  • is comfortable interacting with members of the public and delivering public talks;
  • is responsible, hard-working, enthusiastic and dynamic;
  • has a proven ability to communicate effectively.

The Summer Gallery Attendant position is dependent on funding from the Young Canada Works in Heritage Organizations program (YCW). Candidates for the position must:

  • be legally entitled to work in Canada;
  • be a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident, or have refugee status in Canada (unfortunately, non-Canadian students holding temporary work visas or awaiting permanent status are not eligible);
  • be between 16 and 30 years of age at the start of employment;
  • intend to return to full-time studies in the fall of 2018.

Application deadline: 16 April 2018.

Please submit cover letter and resume to educationjobs@oakvillegalleries.com.

Oakville Galleries is an equal opportunity employer. We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Terms: Full-time contract
Start Date: 20 June 2018
End Date: 1 September 2018
Salary Level: $15/hour
Languages of work: English and French

Oakville Galleries is a not-for-profit contemporary art museum engaging communities throughout Oakville, and wider audiences regionally, nationally and internationally. Oakville Galleries is driven by a belief in the singular power of art and artists to deepen our understanding of ourselves and our communities and move us toward a better world. We are currently looking for a Bilingual Gallery Assistant to add to our dynamic education team.

Nature and Scope of Position

Reporting to the Education Officer, the Bilingual Gallery Assistant engages the public in discussions about Oakville Galleries' exhibitions and programs in English and French, is responsible for the security of the works of art on view, and assists with the development of French-language educational materials.

General Responsibilities and Functions

  • Host visitors to Oakville Galleries' exhibitions and programs;
  • Initiate discussions about and lead tours of the exhibitions on view;
  • Supervise exhibition spaces and ensure the security and safety of artworks at all times;
  • Create educational materials and marketing strategies for Oakville Galleries' French-language school programs;
  • Provide information and accept registrations for Oakville Galleries' educational and public programs;
  • Take registrations for summer camps and update corresponding class lists and databases;
  • Promote membership programs to visitors;
  • Maintain attendance records;
  • Open and close the gallery spaces on time;
  • Provide assistance to the Education, Communications, Development and Curatorial departments as required.

Qualifications
The ideal candidate:

  • is fluent in written and spoken English and French;
  • is enrolled in a post-secondary program in Art History, Art Education, Visual and/or Media Arts, Museum Studies or a related discipline;
  • demonstrates a solid knowledge of and keen interest in contemporary art and/or museum education practices;
  • has experience in developing lesson and activity plans and a demonstrated interest in working with children;
  • is comfortable interacting with members of the public and delivering public talks;
  • is responsible, hard-working, enthusiastic and dynamic;
  • has demonstrated exceptional interpersonal and communication skills in both official languages;
  • is comfortable using Apple computer products, audio/visual equipment such as digital projectors, has a good understanding of Google Drive and other online file sharing and storage platforms, and is familiar with Microsoft Word and PowerPoint.

The Bilingual Gallery Assistant positions are dependent on funding from the Young Canada Works in Both Official Languages program (YCW). Candidates for the position must:

  • be legally entitled to work in Canada;
  • be a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident, or have refugee status in Canada (unfortunately, non-Canadian students holding temporary work visas or awaiting permanent status are not eligible);
  • be between 16 and 30 years of age at the start of employment;
  • intend to return to full-time studies in the fall of 2018.

Application deadline: 16 April 2018.

Please submit cover letter and resume to educationjobs@oakvillegalleries.com.

Oakville Galleries is an equal opportunity employer. We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.