Position: Summer Program Assistant

Location: Brandon, MB

Duration: June 10 – August 2, 2024 (8 weeks) 35 hrs/week

Salary: $15.30/hr

Description: This is a unique opportunity to join a regional public art gallery team working to build and expand resources and opportunities for the local community. The Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba is seeking a responsible and organized Summer Program Assistant for the 2024 Children’s Summer Art Program, an enriched arts learning environment which includes painting, drawing, ceramics, sculpture, and utilizes a wide range of media from clay to digital technologies.

The Program Assistant works collaboratively with the Art Educator, facilitating communication and organization between the Gallery’s facilities team and the weekly studio classes. We are seeking an individual who shares an interest in education, the arts, and public programming. The candidate must be passionate about working with children and youth, and willing to help instructors expand the development of art education programs to broaden the gallery’s educational mandate. This position requires an employee who is fluent in the English language.

The preferred candidate will provide support to art instructors and students, assist with gallery programs that focus on helping children develop their creativity, look at art in new ways, connect art with other disciplines, and foster social and informal interaction among participants. The Program Assistant will attend to logistics for summer programs including supervision of children during drop-off and pick-up times, breaks and lunches, and assisting instructors in the art studios.

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Summer Program Assistant Job Description