CVAG welcomes volunteers and students seeking work experience. Volunteering with us is an opportunity to learn about our arts community, and we welcome your contribution. Volunteers can apply their skills in many areas of both the Gallery and Gift Shop. A range of responsibilities are available from being a receptionist, to assisting with exhibition installation to hosting at special events. Volunteering is a great way to learn new skills and meet great people!
· Fill out a Volunteer Application Form and submit it in person, or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
· Submit a current resume, if working with children and youth
· Have a Criminal Record Check if working with children and youth. (This service is free of charge at the RCMP)
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Gallery Assistant Job Posting (Summer Student Positions)
The Comox Valley Art Gallery is seeking candidates for summer student Art Gallery Assistants. The hourly wage is $13.85, the work week is 30-35 hours, for between 8 and 15 weeks starting in May. Up to four positions are available, pending funding approval through Canada Summer Jobs and Young Canada Works.
The Art Gallery Assistant will provide support in all areas of gallery operations, including installing artwork, developing promotional material, documentation, gallery maintenance, office administration, reception and public relations.
The ideal candidate will be studying in one of the following areas: visual arts (fine arts), media arts, graphic design, interactive media, arts education, cultural management, arts administration, communications or a related field of study. They must have a strong commitment to art, to the arts community, and to customer service. The candidate must be familiar with basic computer and word processing skills (MS office), and some familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite is an asset.
Other assets include familiarity with art exhibition, documentation, and the production of promotional material.
The ideal candidate will have an enthusiastic attitude about the contribution of the arts to the community, will have excellent organizational skills, and excellent oral and written community skills.
A criminal record check is required to work with children.
To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to: email@example.com
Deadline: April 23, 2019.
Please note – the deadline for Gallery Assistant Summer Students has been extended to Friday, April 26th, at 5pm.
See CVAG website for details.
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