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

Summer Art Instructor

Terms: Full-time contract
Start Date: 19 June 2017
End Date: 1 September 2017
Salary Level: $18/hour
Language of work: English; French considered an asset

Oakville Galleries is a leading contemporary art museum that engages people with the questions that shape us as individuals, communities and cultures. The Galleries serves communities in Oakville, Halton Region and wider audiences nationally and internationally. We are currently looking for Summer Art Instructors to add to our dynamic education team.

Nature and Scope of Position

Reporting to the Education Officer, the Summer Art Instructors prepare and deliver a wide range of art-based activities to participants (ages 6 to 14) in Oakville Galleries' summer camps.

General Responsibilities and Functions

  • Contribute to summer camp preparation, including finalizing program lesson plans, coordinating supplies and equipment, and piloting program activities;
  • Lead children ages 6 to 14 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;
  • Lead post-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 (ages 6 to14) 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 pro-active 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 Canadian Heritage Young Canada Works 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 2017.

Application deadline: 1 May 2017

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: 19 June 2017
End Date: 1 September 2017
Salary Level: $18/hour
Languages of work: English and French

Oakville Galleries is a leading contemporary art museum that engages people with the questions that shape us as individuals, communities and cultures. The Galleries serves communities in Oakville, Halton Region and wider audiences nationally and internationally. 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 art-based activities in English and French to participants (ages 6 to 14) in Oakville Galleries' summer camps.

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 ages 6 to 14 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;
  • Lead post-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 (ages 6 to 14) 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 pro-active 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 2017.

Application deadline: 1 May 2017

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 Camp Counselor

Terms: Full-time contract
Start Date: 19 June 2017
End Date: 1 September 2017
Salary Level: $18/hour
Language of work: English; French considered an asset

Oakville Galleries is a leading contemporary art museum that engages people with the questions that shape us as individuals, communities and cultures. The Galleries serves communities in Oakville, Halton Region and wider audiences nationally and internationally. We are currently looking for a Summer Camp Counselor to add to our dynamic education team.

Nature and Scope of Position

Reporting to the Education Officer, the Summer Camp Counselor will oversee the day-to-day coordination of camp activities, manage camp volunteers, lead groups of children ages 6 to 14 in recreational activities, and assist Summer Art Instructors during art class instruction.

General Responsibilities and Functions

  • Lead the delivery of scheduled daily camp activities and coordination of day-to-day tasks, including the management of supplies and classroom set-up;
  • 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 recreational activities outside of art class instruction for the duration of camp;
  • Lead pre-camp childcare;
  • Assist Summer Art Instructors during formal class instruction as needed, and maintain an ongoing awareness of program activities;
  • 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 (ages 6 to 14) 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 pro-active 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 Canadian Heritage Young Canada Works 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 2017.

Application deadline: 1 May 2017

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 Camp Counselor

Terms: Full-time contract
Start Date: 19 June 2017
End Date: 1 September 2017
Salary Level: $18/hour
Languages of work: English and French

Oakville Galleries is a leading contemporary art museum that engages people with the questions that shape us as individuals, communities and cultures. The Galleries serves communities in Oakville, Halton Region and wider audiences nationally and internationally. We are currently looking for a Bilingual Summer Camp Counselor to add to our dynamic education team.

Nature and Scope of Position

Reporting to the Education Officer, the Bilingual Summer Camp Counselor will oversee the day-to-day coordination of camp activities, manage camp volunteers, lead groups of children ages 6 to 14 in recreational activities, and assist Summer Art Instructors during art class instruction in English and French.

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 ages 6 to 14 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;
  • Lead post-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 (ages 6 to 14) 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 pro-active 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 2017.

Application deadline: 1 May 2017

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: 21 June 2017
End Date: 2 September 2017
Salary Level: $13/hour
Language of work: English; French considered an asset

Oakville Galleries is a leading contemporary art museum that engages people with the questions that shape us as individuals, communities and cultures. The Galleries serves communities in Oakville, Halton Region and wider audiences nationally and internationally. We are currently looking for Summer Gallery Attendants 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;
  • 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 Canadian Heritage Young Canada Works 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 2017.

Application deadline: 1 May 2017

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: 21 June 2017
End Date: 2 September 2017
Salary Level: $13/hour
Languages of work: English and French

Oakville Galleries is a leading contemporary art museum that engages people with the questions that shape us as individuals, communities and cultures. The Galleries serves communities in Oakville, Halton Region and wider audiences nationally and internationally. We are currently looking for Bilingual Summer Gallery Assistants to add to our dynamic education team.

Nature and Scope of Position

Reporting to the Education Officer, the Bilingual Summer Gallery Assistants engage the public in discussions about Oakville Galleries' exhibitions and programs in English and French, are responsible for the security of the works of art on view, and assist 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;
  • 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 Summer 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 2017.

Application deadline: 1 May 2017

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.