Art City: Indigenous Art Instructor, Application Deadline August 8
Art City is currently seeking an Indigenous Art Instructor, to be employed on a part-time basis.
Indigenous Art is a Special Program at Art City, which explores both traditional and contemporary Indigenous art practices. Workshops are held Saturdays, from 12:00p.m. – 4:00p.m, January to September (no summer programming). The Indigenous Art Instructor will develop program activities, in consultation with the Managing Director & Artistic Director, and will facilitate workshops with the assistance of one other staff and at least two volunteers. The Indigenous Art program is open to everyone: all ages and abilities, with a focus children, youth, and families.
In addition to the Indigenous Art program, the Indigenous Art Instructor will be a key member of the Art City staff, providing guidance and expertise to Art City's team. There will be many opportunities to design and facilitate workshops in Art City's extensive Community Programs (outreach) on an ad hoc basis, as well as Workshop Facilitation shifts in other Art City programs. In other words, 5 hours per week are guaranteed, with a strong likelihood for more.
Brief Job Description:
· Develop and facilitate art programming that explores traditional and contemporary Indigenous art forms and practices
· Engage participants of all ages and abilities
· Lead other facilitators and volunteers in the Indigenous Art program
· Schedule and assist guest artists with workshops
· Resolve conflict as necessary
· Organize and maintain supplies for workshops
· Provide guidance and expertise in order to ensure Art City's cultural proficiency and responsiveness in all programs
· Assist with the development and delivery of Community Programs (outreach) workshops
· Facilitate regular and special programs workshops as needed
· Attend bi-weekly staff meetings
· Proficient knowledge of traditional and contemporary Indigenous art forms and practices
· Uncompromising dedication to the preservation and proliferation of Indigenous culture in society
· Ability to contribute to the development of art programming
· Innovative and responsive
· Experienced working with children and youth
· Demonstrated leadership qualities
· Excellent communication skills
· Capacity to approach conflict in creative ways
· Ability to work well in a team
· Knowledge of inner-city issues
· Positive role model for children and youth
Art City is an equal opportunity employer, however due to the nature of this position applicants must identify as First Nations, Inuit, or Métis.
Deadline for application is August 8th, 2017
Please Send a Cover Letter and Resume/ CVs to if you are interested to:
Josh Ruth, Managing Director at email@example.com or
Art City, 616 Broadway Avenue, Winnipeg, R3C 0W8
Please include 1-3 references with phone numbers
Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.