Job Opportunities 

We are now hiring for SUMMER

In order to qualify for a 16-18 week position you must be enrolled in post-secondary education and intending to return at the end of the employment term. 

Dates of Employment:

May - August 2022 for 16-18 weeks or

May & June for 8 weeks or

July & August for 8 weeks Hours of Work: Tuesday - Saturday 35hours/week

Remuneration:  $16.50/hour

Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, detailed resume and two references by April 25th to the Smithers Art Gallery, Attn: Nicole Chernish at info@smithersart.org and to Young Canada Works through their online portal (16-18 week position applications only).

Gallery + Special Events Coordinator:

  • Drop-in Art Activities: 

  • devise weekly activity & create a demonstration model 

  • maintain inventory of art and craft supplies and materials 

  • maintain accurate records and monitor project budget

Summer Art Camps:

  • maintain inventory and purchasing new supplies within budget 

  • maintain accurate records and monitoring project budget

  • manage registrations and payments 

  • classroom set-up and take-down for each art camp 

  • instruct summer art camps for children 

  • feedback surveys for parents

Exhibitions:

  • hang exhibitions with exhibition preparator, 

  • photograph the exhibition and post to the Gallery website 

  • coordinate interviews with artists and videographer to create promotional videos for social media use

Summer Events and Festival Programming:

  • devise family activities & create a demonstration models for all holidays, events and festivals in the community of Smithers including Smithers Pride, Victoria Day, National Indigenous People’s Day, Canada Day, the Midsummer Music Festival, Fall Fair & Paradeanda new event this year the Smithers Multicultural Festival

  • marketing and promotion to the public; 

  • maintain inventory of art and craft supplies and materials 

  • maintain accurate records and monitoring project budget 

  • set-up and take-down for each activity 

  • record statistics and liaise with committees or staff organizing each larger event

General duties: 

  • staff the gallery and liaise with the public 

  • record visitor numbers and other data 

  • general cleaning and maintenance 

  • artisan shop sales and merchandising 

  • other duties as required

Qualifications:

The preferred candidate will: 

  • be creative, innovative and flexible 

  • work well in a team 

  • show initiative and leadership 

  • be fluent in English, with exceptional written and oral communication skills ∙ have strong computer and research skills 

  • must be between 15 and 30 years of age 

  • be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or have refugee status in Canada 

The Smithers Gallery Association is an equal opportunity employer and employs personnel without regard to ancestry, colour, race, disability, gender identity and expression, or sexual orientation.