1080 Keewatin St,
Thunder Bay, ON, P7B 6T7

Summer Art Camp Instructor

Job Type: Summer, Student
Start: June 24, 2019 Ends August 30, 2019
Schedule: Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm.
Wage: $15/hour.

Application Deadline: April 26, 2019.

The Thunder Bay Art Gallery is hiring two Summer Art Camp Instructors to prepare and deliver arts programming for children ages 5-12. Under the guidance and supervision of the Education Coordinator, Summer Art Camp Instructors work together to plan, organize, and facilitate Summer Art Camps at the Gallery.

This position requires an individual with strong leadership abilities, who is flexible, enthusiastic and energetic. Ideal candidates have a background in Visual Arts, Art History, and/or Education. They should have a working knowledge of artistic techniques and materials and be enthusiastic about creating and learning about art with children. Art Camp Instructors lead campers in art making, creative activities and games within the classroom, gallery spaces and outdoors. Previous teaching, instructional, or group leadership experience is an asset.

This position is part of the Young Canada Works Summer Work Experience program for students. Eligible candidates must have been registered as a full-time student in the semester preceding the summer and intend to return to full-time studies in the semester immediately following the summer.

 

Education Assistant/Visitor Services Attendant

Job Type: Summer, Student
Start: June 24, 2019 Ends August 30, 2019
Wage: $14/hour. Week day, evening and weekend hours.

Application Deadline: April 26, 2019.

The Education Assistant/Visitor Services Attendant is the first point of contact for visitors and Members and therefore an important touch-point for establishing a great Gallery experience.

This position requires an energetic individual ready to greet and approach visitors in a friendly and authentic way. The student must provide information about the Gallery’s functions, including current exhibitions, events, summer art classes and fundraisers.

As the Education Assistant the student will be required to conduct impromptu guided gallery tours to visitors. In this position the student will act as key support to the Summer Art Camp Instructors by assisting with activity development and preparation of materials and supplies for various art projects.

Additionally the student will be responsible for tracking art camp attendance. Signing in and signing out art camp participants, as well as responding to any needs and concerns and special instructions parents or caregivers my have.

In addition to welcoming guests and introducing them to the exhibitions, the student will also be directing calls, answering incoming general questions, processing Gallery Store sales and maintaining the Gallery’s lobby and entrance area appropriately. The Education Assistant/Visitor Services Attendant will also assist during our scheduled fundraising events.

Visitor Services Attendant

Job Type: Summer, Student
Start: June 24, 2019 Ends August 30, 2019
Wage: $14/hour. Week day, evening and weekend hours.

Application Deadline: April 26, 2019.

The Visitor Services Attendant is the first contact Gallery patrons have as they enter through our doors. The duties include: greeting all visitors and offering information on exhibitions, programs and special events, providing short tours on request and answering a wide range of general questions.

Administrative tasks include; managing the gift shop, answering phones and queries as needed, handling cash and debit terminal. They will responsibly handle opening and closing of the Gallery on a daily basis. There will be two attendants on duty at all times. The Visitor Services Attendant will also assist during our scheduled fundraising events.

Thunder Bay Art Gallery is committed to employment equity and to fostering a positive and diverse workforce that reflects the community. We welcome applications from individuals of all backgrounds. Through our exhibition mandate, we work with Indigenous communities. We value Indigenous perspectives in the workplace and encourage Indigenous candidates to apply. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.