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Community Arts Assistant

The Fernie & District Arts Council is seeking an enthusiastic student to join our team and support the day to day operations of the Fernie & District Arts Council. This is a temporary Student position Nov- April but has potential for the right candidate to continue in the role into the Spring.

Skills

  • Must currently be enrolled in school and a student. 15+
  • No specific experience is necessary but an interest in arts & culture, non-profits and/or administration is a must!
  • Willingness to learn.
  • Open to and provide new ideas and innovative thinking.
  • Can demonstrate reliability e.g. through previous work experience or volunteer/school activity and participation.
  • Evening and weekend availability. Able to commit to hours and complete shifts alongside other commitments including school work.

 

Further skills that would be an asset:

  • Proficiency in computers & digital applications specifically social media.
  • Works well independently & problem-solving skills.
  • Communication skills – verbal, written, listening & computer literacy.
  • Customer service skills for internal and external audiences.
  • Organized, ability to track and follow up on action items.
  • Follow health and safety procedures.
  • Problem-solving skills.
  • Communication skills – verbal, written, listening & computer literacy.
  • Customer service skills for internal and external audiences.
  • Organized, ability to track and follow up on action items.
  • Follow health and safety procedures.

Responsibilities

  • Assist the team with the facilitation of community events and programs at The Arts Station. This includes but is not limited to the following:
  • Check in attendees for programs and studio appointments.
  • Gallery attendant & exhibit set up.
  • Provide assistance at events and programs including set up, facilitation and evaluation.
  • Admin tasks- update website, social media, date collection & input.
  • Customer service- answering phones, emails & in person interactions.
  • Assist with the development and delivery of programs aimed at the youth and young adult demographic.
  • Maintain and communicate building safety protocol to Arts Station attendees.
  • Reports directly to the Executive Director of FDAC.
  • Fill out a daily activity log.

Expectations

  • 12 hours per week.
  • Be flexible to complete other duties as assigned.
  • Must be available to work evenings and weekends.
  • The role can be catered to develop the applicant interests and future goals. The position includes mentoring and professional development opportunities to help build skills.

Compensation: $16 per hour
Contract length: 5 months
Application deadline: 2022-11-14 
Expected start date: 2022-11-30

 

Interested applicants should send their resume & cover letter to admin@theartsstation.com