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Are you passionate about art, education, community engagement? Do you live, work and/or play in Mississauga and have a particular connection with the arts? Please send cover letter and resume to email@example.com.
Of particular interest are candidates with committee, volunteer and/or board experience; also Communications/PR, Legal, HR, Events. The AGM encourages applications from candidates who reflect the diversity of the Gallery’s and Mississauga’s communities.
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Community Program Coordinator
Date Posted: April 6, 2021
Application Deadline: Apr 15, 2021
Start Date: April 26, 2021
Contract Period: April 26, 2021 through December 23, 2021 (approx. 8 months)
Salary: You will be paid $20.00 per hour based on a 20 hour work week, less statutory deductions.
Position work hours: flexible at this point as the team is working remotely and all workshops are currently online due to covid-19. Once the community is allowed back into the gallery, there may be an attempt to try providing workshops live to determine if the community will attend. The majority of workshops will remain online.
Job’s focus: Programming
Job Type: Part-time
The Art Gallery of Mississauga (“AGM”) is looking to hire for the position of Community Program Coordinator for the border crossings program funded by AGM, the Ontario Arts Council and the Ontario Trillium Foundation.
Directly reporting to the Project Lead, this position is central to supporting the objectives of the program and all activities related to the funding provided through the Ontario Trillium Foundation to AGM. You will be integral to working with the team to create programs and educational workshops/events specific to the final year of the project grant.
Your duties will include the following key responsibilities:
- Undertake ongoing engagement with communities through direct outreach,
- Nurture the existing partnerships from the artistic and community organizations across Mississauga (and Peel) and manage multiple stakeholder relationships,
- Plan and manage community workshops calendar in coordination with the other members of the team,
- Co-create the marketing pieces for each workshop for promotional purposes; templates have been created for branding purposes, to be approved by the communications committee of the AGM,
- Set up workshops in Eventbrite, send out the event link 2 hours prior to the weekly online sessions, act as monitor for the sessions together with the Community Activator and upload the recording of each session into the google drive capture screen shots of art pieces from workshops.
- Work with the team to document the workshops and promote community engagement in arts through technology, as well as production of print and web materials
- Provide regular updates on the Program at weekly team meetings (currently Monday evenings at 9:30 am via ZOOM) and through updating the documents/files in the project google drive,
- Work with local community groups to develop educational experiences that support the objectives of the program,
- Provide requested information to the project evaluator for the various required reports,
- Any other task that may be assigned as part of this program
- Collect the invoices from the artists once their workshop is completed and forward it to the Project Lead for approval and payment,
- Submit bi-weekly time sheets that detail activities to the Project Lead for approval and payment
- Respond to daily queries from clients and follow up in a timely manner
- Meet all program targets and objectives
Strong communication, interpersonal, customer service, and relationship-building skills
Strong project management skills with the ability to oversee concurrent projects, timelines, and deadlines
Ability to work independently and in a collaborative team environment
Strong computer skills, including proficiency with Microsoft Office suite and familiarity with CANVA, Eventbrite and Airtable an asset.
Experience with social media and communication, design, virtual meeting and events platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Hootsuite, YouTube, and Zoom.
Experience in planning and delivering arts programs and events
The ideal candidate will have a background in the arts, and be knowledgeable about the issues, opportunities, and challenges in the sector. Video/editing skills would be an asset but are not required.
How to Apply:
Please submit your resumé with cover letter by email only no later than 5:00 pm on Friday, April 15, 2021. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. We thank you in advance for your interest.
Send applications with the subject line COMMUNITY PROGRAM COORDINATOR – BC to:
The Art Gallery of Mississauga invites applications from all qualified individuals. We strive to be inclusive of BIPOC, LGBTQ2S+, newcomer, youth, low-income, Deaf people, and people with disabilities in all our employment practices. If you face any barriers to applying, please contact Agm.firstname.lastname@example.org .
Community Activator -Education Programs
Are you enthusiastic about the arts?
The Art Gallery of Mississauga is looking for an energetic and motivated Community Activator -Education Programs to develop, facilitate and promote the organizations community and educational programming. Applicants will have a strong knowledge of modern and contemporary art theory and practice, particularly as it relates to learning and engagement. The Community Activator – Education Programs plays a defining role in the gallery’s experiential and educational offerings, connecting the AGM with our community and the art world through innovative programs.
Key responsibilities include:
- Lead select AGM initiatives in education, learning and gallery interpretation
- Conceptualization, implementation, promotion and evaluation of AGM’s education programming and services for children, youth, adults and seniors, both in house and through outreach
- Research, post expressions of interest and engage artists and community partners to partner with the AGM in the development and facilitation of AGM programming
- Connect art to people through innovative programs that engage and attract new audiences
- Work with local community groups to develop educational experiences that support the objectives of the program
- Facilitate and forward contract details to the Executive Director
- Coordinate, schedule and facilitate AGM programming initiatives
- Create and promote the marketing for the AGM programming/workshop initiatives
- Working collaboratively across departments to enhance the visitor experience
- Promote self-directed learning in the gallery
- Working in conjunction with the Executive Director research public and private grant sources, writing proposals and reports to potential individual, corporate, government and foundation funders
- Collect workshop/attendance/engagement data for reporting
- Submit bi-weekly time sheets that detail activities to the Executive Director for approval and payment
- Respond to queries from artists/community partners and follow up in a timely manner
- Working as part of the gallery team – participate in staff meetings, training and engagement
- Participate in the supervision of co-op students, interns and volunteers as required
- Any other task as assigned
The position requires a commitment of 21 hours per week and would require your availability onsite during AGM hours with the flexibility of non-traditional hours around engagement opportunities, events and programming. Pay will be commensurate with experience. The position would provide for a six month contract with potential for extension.
The AGM welcomes applications from all qualified candidates and encourages submissions from groups that are typically underrepresented in institutional spaces, including racialized and Indigenous individuals, LGBTQ2S+ identifying individuals, francophone individuals, and persons with disabilities. If you require any accommodations during the selection process, please contact email@example.com.
Interested applicants should submit a detailed resume to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line COMMUNITY ACTIVATOR by 5:00pm Friday April 23, 2021.
ABOUT THE GALLERY
The Art Gallery of Mississauga (AGM) is a public, not-for-profit, art gallery that was founded in 1987, opening its doors in the new Mississauga Civic Centre that same year. The AGM presents a changing calendar of contemporary, thought-provoking, engaging and accessible exhibitions featuring regional, national and international artists. We thrive alongside long-time partners and welcome new collaborators to always be presenting and encouraging those artists that are established, new and upcoming.
The Art Gallery of Mississauga is a guest upon the Treaty Lands and Territory of the Mississaugas of the Credit. This ancient land is part of the Treaty Lands and Territory of the Mississaugas of the Credit and the traditional homelands of the Anishinaabe, Wendat, and Haudenosaunee nations
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Call for Workshop Facilitators
It’s a new year and we’re excited to be bringing you new workshops! We are currently looking for workshop proposals in all artistic mediums.
Workshops will be online and in person (once permitted).
Artist Facilitators will be paid a standard fee as per CARFAC guidelines for their services.
Send your proposals to: email@example.com
We look forward to the coming year and sharing more stories through art!
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The Art Gallery of Mississauga is a guest upon the Treaty Lands and Territory of the Mississaugas of the Credit. This ancient land is part of the Treaty Lands and Territory of the Mississaugas of the Credit and the traditional homelands of the Anishinaabe, Wendat, and Haudenosaunee nations.