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Current Opportunities

Bilingual Art Instructor
Bilingual Gallery Assistant (YCW)
Bilingual Summer Art Camp Counselor (YCW)
Summer Art Camp Counselor (YCW)
Summer Art Camp Instructor (YCW)
Summer Gallery Attendant (YCW)

BILINGUAL ART INSTRUCTOR

Terms: Part-time occasional
Start Date: At time of hiring
Salary Level: Between $15/hour to $30/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 Art Instructor to add to our dynamic education team.

Nature and Scope of Position

Reporting to the Education Officer, the Bilingual Art Instructor prepares and delivers a wide range of visual art-based activities in English and French to seniors, adults, youth, children, and Pre-K learners in Oakville Galleries' school programs, art classes and programs in the community. The wage for the position varies from $15/hour to $30/hour, depending on the program being delivered. Hours include some evenings and weekends.

General Responsibilities and Functions

  • Contribute to art class program preparation, including finalizing program lesson plans, coordinating supplies and equipment, and piloting program activities;
  • Engage children and youth ages 6 to 14 in hands-on art activities on-site at Oakville Galleries in Gairloch Gardens during PA Day workshops, Saturday art classes and March Break camps;
  • Deliver curriculum-based education programs to elementary and secondary students, both on-site and in the classroom, based on provided lesson plans;
  • Participate in the development and delivery of programs off-site for various community groups including seniors, adults living with disabilities, babies and toddlers accompanied by parents/guardians, youth and new generation Canadians in alternative spaces including libraries, community centres, seniors' residences, gardens, etc.;
  • Evaluate and revise program activities on an ongoing basis and upon program conclusion;
  • Participate in regular training and evaluation meetings as scheduled;
  • Maintain a safe and clean environment for participants;
  • Report on and submit documentation of all program activities to the Education Officer in a timely manner.

Qualifications
The ideal candidate:

  • is fluent in written and spoken English and French;
  • is a graduate of 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 0 to 18 years) 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, youth, adults and seniors;
  • 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.

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.

Application deadline: Tuesday 23 April 2019, 12:00 pm

Please submit your 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 GALLERY ASSISTANT

Terms: Full-time contract
Start Date: 19 June 2019
End Date: 31 August 2019
Salary Level: $15/hour
Languages of work: French and English

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;
  • 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 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 (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 2019.

Application deadline: Tuesday 23 April 2019, 12:00 pm

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: 17 June 2019
End date: 30 August 2019
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 Camp Counselor is fluent in French and English. The successful candidate will oversee after-camp care and close the camp daily at 6:00 pm, 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 Bilingual Summer Art Camp Counselor will work Monday to Friday (except holidays) from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm daily.

General Responsibilities and Function

  • 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 recreational activities outside of art class instruction for the duration of camp;
  • Lead the delivery of scheduled daily camp activities and coordination of day-to-day tasks, including the management of supplies and classroom set-up;
  • Assist Summer Art Instructors in English and French during formal class instruction as needed, and maintain an ongoing awareness of program activities;
  • 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;
  • Supervise 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 (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 2019.

Application deadline: Tuesday 23 April 2019, 12:00 pm

Please submit applications 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: 17 June 2019
End Date: 30 August 2019
Salary Level: $18/hour
Language of work: English

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

  • 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 beginning at 7:30 am daily;
  • 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 6-14) 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 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 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 2019.

Application deadline: Tuesday 23 April 2019, 12:00 pm

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 INSTRUCTOR

Terms: Full-time contract
Start Date: 17 June 2019
End Date: 30 August 2019
Salary Level: $18/hour
Language of work: English

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 Instructors prepare and deliver 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 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;
  • Assist with daily closing procedures and 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 6-14) 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 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 2019.

Application deadline: Tuesday 23 April 2019, 12:00 pm

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 GALLERY ATTENDANT

Terms: Full-time contract
Start Date: 19 June 2019
End Date: 31 August 2019
Salary Level: $15/hour
Language of work: English

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;
  • 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 2019.

Application deadline: Tuesday 23 April 2019, 12:00 pm

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.