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

Summer Art Camp Instructor

Employment: Summer Student Contract
Start: June 14 ending August 27
Wage: $15/hour
Closing Date: April 23


The Thunder Bay Art Gallery invites applications for our Summer Arts Camp Instructor positions. The Gallery is hiring two Summer Art Camp Instructors to prepare and deliver arts programming for children aged 6-12. Ideal candidates will have experience developing art lessons, teaching, and leading children. They will have a background in the Arts and/or Education. We are looking for organized, reliable, flexible, enthusiastic individuals with a passion for the arts, who enjoy teaching and working with children.

Positions are subject to the availability of funding through the Young Canada Works program.


Under the guidance and supervision of the Education Coordinator, Summer Art Camp Instructors work together to:

• Plan, organize, and facilitate Summer Art Camp programming at the Gallery.
• Apply their working knowledge of art making styles, materials, and techniques.
• Lead campers in art creation, creative activities and games within the classroom, gallery spaces and outdoors.
• Draw on previous teaching, instructional, or group leadership experiences to create a fun and creative atmosphere.


This position is part of the Young Canada Works Summer Work Experience program for students. Eligible candidates must be between the ages of 15 and 30 and must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or have refugee status in Canada. 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

How to Apply

Please submit a cover letter and resume by email to: education@theag.ca
Education Coordinator
Thunder Bay Art Gallery

Visitor Service Attendant


Job Type: Summer, Student
Start: JUN 21 ending AUG 31
Wage: $15/hour. Weekday, evening and weekend hours.
Application Deadline: MAY 14, 2021


The Visitor Services Attendant (VSA) is the first point of contact for visitors and Members and therefore an important touchpoint 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 employee must provide information about the Gallery’s functions, including current exhibitions, events, summer art classes, and fundraisers. 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, entrance area, and public spaces appropriately.

The VSA is expected to provide support to the Summer Art Camp Instructors and be required to accomplish the following; act as classroom support by preparing materials needed for art activities and projects, act as support in the supervision of art class participants during gallery visits and during outside activities, communicate regularly with Art Camp instructors and the Education Coordinator about camps.

Please submit a cover letter and resume by email to:

Suzanne Plesh
Visitor Services Supervisor
Thunder Bay Art Gallery
PO Box 10193
Thunder Bay, ON P7B-6T7

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 and abilities. Given the Gallery’s mandate and location, we particularly welcome applications by individuals who are Indigenous.

Upon request, suitable accommodations are available under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disability Act (AODA) to applicants invited to an interview.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.