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Operations Support Intern

Art Gallery Swift Current, Swift Current
Deadline: September 24, 2019 - October 15, 2019

Contact

Name: Kim Houghtaling

Phone: 306-778-2736

E-mail: K.houghtaling@swiftcurrent.ca

Website: https://artgalleryofswiftcurrent.org/

Deadline

October 15, 2019

The City of Swift Current is seeking an individual for the position of Operations Support Intern for the Art Gallery of Swift Current, starting November 4, 2019 to March 31, 2020. This is an in-scope full time intern position. Reporting to the Director and the Operations Coordinator, you will assist in all operations of the art gallery and extension venues and in-house and outreach programs. Duties will include implementing guided tours of art exhibitions and interpretive hands on activity for community groups and school students of exhibitions in-house and extension locations. You will assist with the development and implementation of visual and written communications materials for use in support of art exhibitions, education programming and interpretation services. In addition, greet and monitor or assist visitors to the gallery, assist with daily gallery operation duties, assist with exhibition and event preparations and clean up, as well as community events and festivals. This position will have an emphasis on planning and delivering arts education and assisting with permanent collection archives update.

Basic Requirements:

• Preference will be given to a candidate that has obtained a diploma or degree in Visual Arts, Visual Arts History, Arts Education, Arts Administration or other related arts field within the past 24 months;
• A willingness to obtain a Criminal Record and a Vulnerable Sector Check as we are a Youth Certified Employer;
• Strong communication skills in both spoken and written English language. Confidence and clarity in public speaking is required;
• A basic understanding of Microsoft Office; and
• A driver’s license is an asset for this position.

To be eligible for this job, candidates are required to register with "Young Canada Works" as an intern applicant. An individual may be eligible for an internship if they:

• are a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident, or have refugee status in Canada (non-Canadians holding temporary work visas or awaiting permanent status are not eligible)
• are legally entitled to work in Canada;
• will be between 16 and 30 years of age at the start of employment;
• are willing to commit to the full duration of the work assignment;
• will not have another full-time job (over 30 hours a week) while employed with the program;
• are an unemployed or underemployed college or university graduate, that is, not employed full-time;
• are a recent graduate who has graduated from college or university within the last 24 months at the start of employment;
• are not receiving Employment Insurance (EI) benefits while employed with the program; and have not previously participated in or been paid under this or any other Career Focus internship program funded under the Government of Canada's Youth Employment Strategy.

To register, go to: https://young-canada-works.canada.ca

The wage for this position is $17.96 per hour in accordance with the City of Swift Current - CUPE Local 183 Collective Agreement.

Please submit job applications to:
Art Gallery of Swift Current
411 Herbert St. East Swift Current, SK S9H 1M5
k.houghtaling@swiftcurrent.ca
T: 306.778.2736 C: 306.741.0333 F: 306.773.8769
www.artgalleryofswiftcurrent.org

This position is open to applications from any person who holds the arts related qualifications required. Closing date is October 15, 2019.

We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome applications from all qualified candidates. We wish to thank all candidates who apply, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.