artsPlace Summer Camp Positions
artsPlace, Canmore’s community arts centre, is seeking to fill the following positions for the summer term between late June and end of August 2022.
The positions of Summer Camp Coordinator and Summer Camp Leader may be funded by Canada Summer Jobs. To be considered for a position funded by Canada Summer Jobs, applicants must meet the following eligibility criteria:
- Be between 15 and 30 years of age at the beginning of the employment period.
- Be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act for the duration of the employment.
- Have a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment and be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations.
However, please be welcome to apply for these positions if you do not fit these requirements, as we may still be able to work with you using other funding sources.
artsPlace celebrates diversity and equality. Applicants will not be discriminated against because of race, colour, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, disability, ancestry, marital status, or any other applicable characteristics protected by law.
PLEASE NOTE that these job placements are contingent on artsPlace being able to run in-person summer camps in compliance with AHS Health and Safety restrictions.
SUMMER CAMP LEADER
This opportunity is for an artist who would like to gain more experience leading arts activities with children. Reporting to the Programs Associate, the person in this role will assist with the daily running of the artsPlace summer camps, lead arts activities for children, and collaborate with all camp staff for a successful and creative summer camp experience. This a full time position within the compensation range of $16.00-18.00/hour.
The Summer Camp Leader will provide support to the Camp Coordinators during the artsPlace Summer Camps. They will be responsible to assist in the instruction of art lessons, including helping children to be successful and engaged in these activities. The Camp Leader will also need to teach some arts lessons on their own in any arts discipline such as visual arts, drama, dance, music, or any traditional cultural artform. The Summer Camp Leader will be responsible for camper supervision as well as set-up and clean-up for arts activities on each camp day. With help from the Camp Coordinators, the Camp Leader will provide effective leadership which enables children and youth to develop artistic skills, make friends, socialize and build self-esteem. The Camp Leader will assist the Camp Coordinators to ensure camp activities are safe, educational, inclusive, and meet artsPlace's mandate to inspire, engage, support and celebrate the artistic talents and pursuits of the residences of the Bow Valley.
Please forward a resume and cover letter expressing what excites you about the position and why you are the best fit, to the attention of Programs Associate, artsPlace at [email protected], referencing Summer Camp Position in the subject line, or drop off in person at artsPlace, 950 8th Ave, Canmore no later than Tuesday, May 24, 2022.
We thank all those who apply, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.