Employment Opportunities

OUTREACH PROGRAMS ASSISTANT

Start/End Dates: 5 June-25 August 25, 2017
Rate of Pay: $11.40/hour 
Closing Date: May 7, 5:00 pm

The Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery is seeking an Outreach Programs Assistant to contribute to the Gallery's community outreach programs and Summer Art Camp program. The Outreach Programs Assistant works closely with the Director of Public Programs, Public Programs Coordinator and other gallery staff to help develop, implement, and evaluate community outreach programs offered in the Kitchener-Waterloo area, as well as assist with the delivery of the Summer Art Camp programs at the Gallery.

This position provides critical arts program research, development, implementation and administrative support to the Gallery's Public Programs Department and helps foster positive and meaningful experiences for our program participants and visitors.

The Outreach Programs Assistant works directly with the Public Programs Coordinator to develop and implement summer outreach programs and evaluate the programs' progress. Responsibilities include: researching, developing, and leading outreach programs at off-site festivals and event; contributing to art instruction and supervision of participants for the Gallery's Summer Art Camp; developing and implementing an assessment tool for summer outreach programs; and assisting with program administration and evaluation.

The Outreach Program Assistant will work with a wide range of art media, creative tools for teaching and learning, and cultivate an understanding of contemporary art and art practices.
Some evening and weekend work is required.

Skills and Qualifications: 

  • University undergrad, post-graduate, or College student returning to school in Fall 2017

  • Background and strong interest in an arts-related field such as art history, studio art, or art education 

  • Strong preference given to candidates with demonstrated experience developing and implementing art or education programs 

  • Experience working with children aged 7-14 

  • Excellent organizational skills 

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills 

  • Excellent team building and group management skills 

  • Proficient in Word and Excel

Applications addressed to: 
Nicole Neufeld, Director of Public Programs
nneufeld@kwag.on.ca
101 Queen St. North, Kitchener, ON N6H 6P7 
Must be enrolled in school in fall 2017.  Position available pending approval of funding.

SUMMER PROGRAMS ASSISTANT

Start/End Dates: July 4 - August 25, 2017 
Rate of Pay: $11.40/hour 
Closing Date: May 7, 5:00 pm

The Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery is seeking a Summer Programs Assistant to contribute to the Gallery's Summer Art Camp program and other summer events. The Summer Programs Assistant work closely with the Gallery's Artist Educators, the Public Programs Coordinator, and other gallery staff to help develop, implement, and evaluate Summer Art Camp programs for children aged 7-14.

This position provides critical administrative and teaching support to the Gallery's Public Programs Department and helps provide a positive and meaningful experience for participants.

The Summer Programs Assistant will work directly with the Public Programs Coordinator and Artist Educators to develop and implement Summer Art Camp programs and evaluate the program's progress. Responsibilities include: assisting Artist Educators and children during art instruction; developing and leading children's activities; supervising children; and assisting with program administration. The Summer Programs Assistant work with a wide range of art media, creative tools for teaching and learning, and cultivate an understanding of contemporary art and art practices.

Skills and Qualifications: 

  • Must be a returning student in the Fall 2017

  • Background and strong interest in an arts-related field such as art history, studio art, or art education 

  • Preference given to candidates with demonstrated experience working with children aged 7-14 

  • Excellent organizational skills 

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills 

  • Excellent team building and group management skills 

  • Proficient in Word and Excel

Applications addressed to: 
Nicole Neufeld, Director of Public Programs
nneufeld@kwag.on.ca
101 Queen St. North, Kitchener, ON N6H 6P7 
Must be enrolled in school in fall 2017.  Position available pending approval of funding.