Thursday, May 18, 2017

We're Hiring - Full Time Summer Positions from Young Canada Works!

Program Assistant
Grimsby Public Art Gallery
18 Carnegie Lane
Grimsby, Ontario
L3M 1Y1

Wage: $12.50 per hour
Start date: June 12, 2017
End date: August 31, 2017
Applications must be received by 5 p.m. Tuesday May 23, 2017 at
Grimsby Public Art Gallery, 18 Carnegie Lane, Grimsby, Ontario, L3M 1Y1

The Grimsby Public Art Gallery seeks a well-organized, motivated and enthusiastic individual for the position of Program Assistant. The Program Assistant, supervised by the Gallery Director, will co-ordinate a number of special programs, including workshops, demonstrations and exhibitions, that have been developed to celebrate Canada’s Sesquicentennial. The primary goal of the position is to ensure that these programs are well organized, well promoted and efficiently run. Tasks will include working directly with regional artists to develop and schedule programs; promoting the programs and events through traditional and on-line media to ensure that they are well-attended; assisting with installation of exhibitions; planning and scheduling celebratory events; analyzing and documenting the overall success of the programs. The candidate must be willing and able to work Sunday – Thursday during July and August. The ideal candidate will have some post-secondary training in visual arts, art history, museum studies and/or education. S/he will have a good understanding of and the ability to recognize different art media and exhibit meticulous attention to detail in his/her work. Solid computer skills are required and familiarity with Microsoft Word and Excel, as well as the ability to learn other programs quickly, would be helpful.

Candidates are requested to send a resume and cover letter that specifically addresses the requirements of this job directly to the gallery as well as applying through the YCW website. The Grimsby Public Art Gallery and the Town of Grimsby are equal opportunity employers and individuals from the Government of Canada’s job equity groups are strongly encouraged to apply. Members of designated equity groups are encouraged to self-identify on their application. Candidates must meet YCW eligibility requirements (www.youngcanadaworks.gc.ca ) and be registered on the YCW website.


Curatorial Assistant
Grimsby Public Art Gallery
18 Carnegie Lane
Grimsby, Ontario
L3M 1Y1

Wage: $12.50 per hour
Start date: June 12, 2017
End date: September 1. 2017
Applications must be received by 5 p.m. Tuesday May 23, 2017 at
Grimsby Public Art Gallery, 18 Carnegie Lane, Grimsby, Ontario, L3M 1Y1

The Grimsby Public Art Gallery seeks a well-organized, motivated and enthusiastic individual for the position of Curatorial Assistant. The Curatorial Assistant, supervised by the Gallery Director, will work with the GPAG Permanent Collection and temporary art exhibitions at the gallery. The primary goal of the position is to research and update information about select works in the collection (the Historic Canadian and Indigenous works) and prepare the information and documentation for inclusion in the newly launched collection digitization project. Tasks will include examining and inventorying artwork; research to develop accurate content for digitization; preparing artwork for exhibition; and preparing art based material for public presentation. Some general gallery duties such as assisting with exhibition installation and developing and distributing promotional materials will also be required. The ideal candidate will have some post-secondary training in visual arts, art history, cultural studies and/or museum studies. S/he will have a good understanding of and the ability to recognize different art media and exhibit meticulous attention to detail in his/her work. Solid computer skills are required and familiarity with Microsoft Word and Excel, as well as the ability to learn other programs quickly, would be helpful.


Candidates are requested to send a resume and cover letter that specifically addresses the requirements of this job directly to the gallery as well as applying through the YCW website. The Grimsby Public Art Gallery and the Town of Grimsby are equal opportunity employers and individuals from the Government of Canada’s job equity groups are strongly encouraged to apply. Members of designated equity groups are encouraged to self-identify on their application. Candidates must meet YCW eligibility requirements (www.youngcanadaworks.gc.ca ) and be registered on the YCW website

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