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Learning & Engagement Assistant (Part-Time contract)

Two Rivers Gallery is looking for an enthusiastic and creative individual to work 12 hours per week from September 2022 to June 2023 as part of a collaborative and community-focused public arts programming team, with possibility for renewal. Reporting to the Senior Programmer and working closely with the Community Arts Activator, the Learning & Engagement Assistant plays a meaningful role in connecting the public to experiential and educational learning opportunities.

Responsibilities:

  • Under the direction of the Senior Programmer, responsibilities include:
  • Delivering Creative Space Sundays, a family-friendly drop-in program every Sunday 1-4pm  
  • Working with the Learning & Engagement team to assist in delivering Art Exploration art activities to classes at local schools or on-site
  • Working with the Learning & Engagement team to assist in delivery of additional in-person programs such as Gallery tours and HomeSchool Tuesdays and Pro-D Creativity Camps
  • Working with the Learning & Engagement team to assist with general upkeep of Studio spaces
  • Working as part of the gallery team – participate in staff meetings, training and engagement when possible

Qualifications:

  • Student working toward diploma or degree in art or education, or equivalent practical experience in education and/ or public programming 
  • Experience working with children
  • An understanding of Indigenous ways of knowing is an asset

Abilities:

  • Ability to work Sundays and 8 hours per week (flexible schedule)
  • Curiosity for art history, social activation, and interactive approaches to community outreach and engagement that help art come alive for new audiences
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to collaborate and work closely with others 
  • Valid driver’s license an asset
  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs occasionally
  • Proficiency in common communication tools and digital platforms (MS Office, Google Suite, Zoom, etc.)

Compensation:

This position will be compensated at $18/ hour plus 4% vacation pay. 

How to apply:

Please send a cover letter and resume to Anna-Maria Lawrie, Senior Programmer to anna-maria@tworiversgallery.ca with the subject line: Learning & Engagement Assistant by Tuesday, August 23, 2022. 

Two Rivers Gallery extends a commitment to equity and recognizes that structural inequalities create significant barriers to equal opportunity employment. We strongly encourage applications from equity-seeking communities, from individuals who are Gender Diverse, LGBTQ+, Two-Spirit, Indigenous, Black, People of Colour, and Persons with Disabilities.

We thank all interested applicants, however only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Interviews will be held the week beginning August 29, 2022. 

Saturday Morning Art Instructor (Part-Time contract)

Saturday Morning Art (SM ART) is a beloved community resource where local artists and professionals can manage and instruct a small children’s art class. There are two positions to be filled for classes divided by age, either 5-7, or 8-12 years old. A successful applicant will create a cohesive lesson plan with the support of the Community Art Activator. SM ART classes will take place at 10:00am to 12:00pm Saturday mornings from October 15 – December 3, 2022. 

Responsibilities:

  • Planning 8 sessions of instruction for a children’s art class
  • Informing the Gallery of the supplies needed and setting up the supplies
  • The instructor will be expected to be at the Gallery at least 30 minutes before the start of each class, at 9:30am
  • Cleaning and maintaining the space after classes, until 12:30pm
  • Learning the TRG emergency safety plan
  • Managing a class size of up to 12 children
  • Keeping track of hours spent on training hours (Maximum 5hours)

Qualifications:

  • Experience working with children
  • A degree/diploma in art or education, or equivalent practical experience
  • Knowledge of art and pedagogical approaches
  • An understanding of Indigenous ways of knowing is an asset

Abilities:

  • Ability to arrive and work at the gallery from 9:30am-12:30pm on Saturdays
  • Curiosity for art and engaging children and youth in an meaningful way
  • Excellent planning skills
  • Ability to think critically and communicate effectively

Compensation:

This position will be compensated at $31/hour for a total of 24 hours, with a possibility of up to 5 additional hours spent on training and lesson planning.

How to apply:

Please send a cover letter and resume to Sebastian Nicholson, Community Art Activator to sebastian@tworiversgallery.ca with the subject line: Saturday Morning Art Instructor by Friday, August 29, 2022. 

Two Rivers Gallery extends a commitment to equity and recognizes that structural inequalities create significant barriers to equal opportunity employment. We strongly encourage applications from equity-seeking communities, from individuals who are Gender Diverse, LGBTQ+, Two-Spirit, Indigenous, Black, People of Colour, and Persons with Disabilities.

We thank all interested applicants, however only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Interviews will be held the week of September 6. 

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