Culture Program and Shop Assistant

Posted on April 5, 2019. Region: Moose Jaw, SK

Wage Rate per Hour: $11.75
Anticipated Dates: June 18 to August 24, 2019 (dates may change pending grant application)

Application Deadline: May 10, 2019
Send resumes with a cover letter to: [email protected]

Tasks & Responsibilities:
To become knowledgeable about the Moose Jaw Museum & Art Gallery (MJM&AG), its exhibitions and programs, in order to share this information with participants and the public, as necessary.
Mornings - Culture Program Assistant Duties
-To bring awareness of art and culture to the youth of Moose Jaw through their participation in Summer Art & Culture Camp, regardless of financial limitations.

-To provide art education to children in the community through this program, including a blend of art activities such as drawing and painting, clay, cartooning, papier machè sculpture and a multi-cultural component.

-To help youth explore their own creativity by working with various art materials and through contact with visiting artists and Museum exhibits.

-To promote the importance of culture and cultural organizations to the Summer Art & Culture Camp students and their families through participation in the program.

-To assist with the delivery of the program, including setup and cleanup, as required, under the supervision of the Education Coordinator.
-To assist with the contact to referral organizations to identify children and teens, especially those at risk, to participate in the Summer Art & Culture Camps and Teen workshops.
-To assist with contacting appropriate resource people in the community to share their culture and/or art with program participants.
Afternoons - Shop Assistant Duties
-Sales and record keeping, including appropriate customer service.
-Keeping shelves stocked with merchandise for sale, including ordering from consignors.
-Housekeeping - dusting shelves, vacuuming floors, cleaning glass fixtures, etc.
-Opening and closing on time, as scheduled.
-Promotion and marketing activities, as assigned.
-Understanding the mandate and policies of the Museum Shop.
-Other related duties, as assigned.

This position is dependent on funding from Canada Summer Jobs and individuals between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment; legally entitled to work in Canada; and be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred and has a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment International students are NOT eligible. Students with disabilities, Aboriginal students and students who are members of a visible minority are encouraged to apply.

Location:

461 Langdon Crescent
Moose Jaw, SK

Job type: Seasonal

Contact Information

Moose Jaw Museum & Art Gallery
Phone: 13066924471
Email: [email protected]

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