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Program Assistant

CARFAC SASK, Saskatchewan
Deadline: December 24, 2021 - January 24, 2022


Name: Wendy

Phone: 3065229788




January 24, 2022

Program Assistant (CARFAC SASK 2022)

CARFAC Saskatchewan is seeking a casual part-time Program Assistant. This individual will work closely with the Executive Director, and the Program and Outreach Director and in collaboration with other staff to effectively support the goals and objectives of the organization.
This is a part time, term position. The Program Assistant will work flexible hours primarily remotely. Starting in February, this is a 12-month contract with the possibility of extension. The rate of pay is $22/hour for 15 hours/week.
A training, and mentorship plan will be tailored to the successful candidate.

Duties & Responsibilities:
1. Key Responsibilities of Program Assistant
● Working with the Executive Director and/or the Program and Outreach Director, the Program Assistant will managing the Foundational Mentorship and will learn and assist with other mentorship programs (including the Visiting Mentor, Travelling Mentor, and Critical Art Writing Mentorship as needed)
● Assist with the organization, scheduling, and promotion of our Foundation Workshops (these will be presented virtually for now)
● Assist with managing related budgets and files, including preparing contracts, and communicating the schedule of events with participants, contractors, partners, the public, and the Board
● Assist with coordinating artist talks, and other outreach, including communications with artists, instructors, partners, and the public, and delivering programs on time and within budget
● Assist with promotions and communications, including online and print (website, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Constant Contact, paid advertisements as budgeted, invitations, brochures, pamphlets)
● Prepare reports, analysis and summaries as required
● Maintaining regular communications with the membership and public to ensure positive
outreach and engagement
● Answering routine inquiries to CARFAC SASK by email or phone
● Fostering meaningful engagement with communities

2. Financial and Operations
● In collaboration with the Executive Director, prepare reports to funders
● Preparing and adhering to program budgets in consultation with the Executive Director

3. Competencies Qualifications & Skills:
● Strong ability to work independently and collaboratively with fellow Staff, Volunteers
● Programming, management, and administration skills, including oral and written
● Experience working or volunteering with non-profit organizations, artist-run-centres, galleries, and/or other arts related programming
● Degree in fine arts, art history, arts administration, or equivalent experience
● Knowledge and respect for diverse points of view and the ability to facilitate productive
● Office skills including MS Office products, Adobe Creative Suite, and web tools for group emailing, social media, and website updating
● Display good organizational and time-management skills
● marketing knowledge or experience is an asset
CARFAC SASK is an inclusive workplace that values diversity. We strive to promote fairness and equitable employment opportunities. We strongly encourage Indigenous peoples, newcomers, racialized peoples, queer, trans and non-binary persons, and people living with disabilities to apply. Preference will be given to qualified equity group members who self-declare in this application.
To apply, please send a resume, letter of of interest and contact information by email by January 24th to Wendy at

We thank all candidates for your interest. All applicants will be given consideration though only those shortlisted will be contacted for further consideration.

CARFAC SASK is a non-profit organization representing visual artists in Saskatchewan. We work to improve the status and well being of artists through research, programs and services, public education, and advocacy. We believe in the visual arts as a profession and we value and respect all artists, their rights, their art forms, and their diversity.