Employment Opportunities

The Kitchener-Waterloo is an equal opportunity employer and strongly supports and values diversity in the workplace. We are committed to equity, diversity, accessibility and inclusiveness in our employment practices and warmly encourage applications from all qualified candidates and individuals from equity-seeking groups.

We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the following temporary summer positions funded through Young Canada Works:

  • Summer Programs Assistants (two vacancies)
  • Outreach Programs Assistant

 

Future job applicants are encouraged to subscribe to the Gallery's weekly e-newsletter to be informed of any future employment opportunities. We also offer various volunteer opportunities that may be of interest to you.


Summer Programs Assistants

The Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery (KWAG) is seeking two Summer Programs Assistants to join our team of creative individuals that facilitate the Gallery’s Summer Art Camps. This is an exceptional opportunity to gain hands-on teaching experience in a cultural institution. Responsibilities of the Summer Programs Assistants include developing, implementing and evaluating Summer Art Camp programs for children and youth aged 7-14, and contributing to the creation of an inclusive and encouraging environment in which campers can learn and experiment with a variety of artmaking materials and practices.

You could be our dream candidate if you:

  • Are currently enrolled in college or university for studies in art history, studio arts, cultural/museum studies, cultural management, or education
  • Have previous experience in the arts and culture sector and/or working with children and youth
  • Demonstrate effective interpersonal and communication skills
  • Are adaptable and dependable (can excel in both leadership and supportive roles)
  • Are highly organized with an efficient work ethic
  • Are outgoing, energetic and eager to lead a variety of camp activities and games
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Can provide a clear Criminal Reference Check (including vulnerable sector)
  • Possess basic First Aid & CPR (an asset)

 

To apply create a login for Young Canada Works and apply by 27 April, 2018: https://young-canada-works.canada.ca/Account/Login

Download this job description in PDF format.


Outreach Programs Assistant 

The Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery (KWAG) is seeking a highly motivated, outgoing and organized individual to fill their Outreach Programs Assistant position. This is an exceptional opportunity to gain practical experience in program development and community engagement. Responsibilities of the Outreach Programs Assistant include developing, implementing and evaluating artmaking activities for our off-site events and festivals throughout the summer, and contributing to the maintenance and growth of KWAG’s outreach initiatives. In addition to outreach responsibilities, the Outreach Programs Assistant provides critical supplementary support during our six weeks of Summer Art Camp by leading inclusive recreational activities for campers during breaks and extended care hours; providing administrative support to the Public Programs Coordinator; and assisting Artist Educators with the delivery of programming in our studios when necessary.

You could be our dream candidate if you:

  • Are currently enrolled in college or university for studies in art history, studio arts, cultural/museum studies, cultural management, education, or public relations
  • Have previous experience in the arts and culture sector and/or working with diverse audiences
  • Demonstrate effective interpersonal and communication skills
  • Are adaptable and dependable (can excel in both leadership and supportive roles)
  • Are highly organized with an efficient work ethic
  • Are outgoing, energetic and eager to engage in conversation with community members
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Can provide a clear Criminal Reference Check (including vulnerable sector)
  • Possess basic First Aid & CPR (an asset)
  • Possess a current Driver’s License (an asset)

 

To apply create a login for Young Canada Works and apply by 27 April, 2018: https://young-canada-works.canada.ca/Account/Login

Download this job description in PDF format.