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Be a Volunteer!

Art City relies on volunteers in order to offer the quality of services our participants need and deserve. Volunteers contribute their valuable time and energy, and Art City will ensure a worthwhile, fun, and positive learning experience for all involved. For volunteer inquires, please contact Toby Gillies at studio@artcityinc.com

Click here for the Art City volunteer application form.

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Job Postings

Casual Workshop Facilitator

Art City is currently seeking a Casual Workshop Facilitator, to be employed on an on-call basis. Casual Workshop Facilitator is an entry-level position with potential for growth within the organization. Workshops are held at Art City, and at several off-site locations (most shifts are in the evenings, and range between 3-5 hours each).

Brief Job Description:

  • Facilitate art programming in a wide array of mediums and scales
  • Engage participants of all ages & abilities
  • Assist Guest Artists with workshops
  • Manage behaviour and resolve conflict as necessary
  • Organize and maintain supplies

Qualifications:

  • Proficient in various art mediums
  • Innovative and responsive to participant needs
  • Experienced working with children and/or youth
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to approach conflict in creative ways
  • Ability to work well in a team
  • Knowledge of inner-city issues
  • Ability to contribute to the development of arts programming
  • Positive role model for children and youth
  • Driver’s license is an asset

Starting Wage: $17.77/hour
Hours: Casual Employees start on an on-call basis, filling in for regularly scheduled staff, and facilitating Art City’s many outreach workshops. A flexible schedule increases opportunities for shifts. This is position intended for someone looking for supplementary income. Art City is an equal opportunity employer. Special consideration will be given to applicants who have prior volunteer experience with the organization.

Please send a cover letter & CV to: Josh Ruth, Managing Director, 616 Broadway, Winnipeg, MB R3C 0W8 or at md@artcityinc.com

DEADLINE: April 7th, 5:00pm

Be a Guest Artist!

Juried Call for Proposals: Professional Guest Artist

Art City invites professional artists based in North America to submit proposals to lead week-long collaborative art workshops at our studio in 2018/19.

Professional artists are invited to submit a letter of interest, a brief description of a week long workshop, a list of materials needed plus additional support material.

The Artist will receive an artist fee, and travel costs and per diem provided.

Click here  for more detailed information as to how to apply. 

Submission Deadline: Monday, March 26, 2018

 

Ongoing Open Call for Proposals: Community Artist Series

Art City is hiring Winnipeg based artists to lead collaborative art workshops at our studio in West Broadway and at our Community Programs sites in Central Park, Daniel McIntyre, Elwick, Spence, Transcona, and West Alexander.

There is no deadline for submissions

Artists can submit workshop proposals using the application form, available for download here. Please attach a CV or Resume if available.

Things to keep in mind while writing an Art City workshop proposal:

-Workshops should be suitable for all ages
-Workshops can be for 1, 2, or 3 days, maximum once per year per artist.
-Artists are welcome to submit more than one workshop idea
-Workshops should be designed so that participants are able to express individual creativity

Fees and scheduling:

Selected guest artists will receive a $25/hour guest artist fee.

Guest artists must be able to be at Art City from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. or similar after school hours at our Community Programs sites. Transportation from Art City to the sites and back can be arranged.
First time guest artists will be asked to visit Art City or a Community Program site during open hours before their own workshop
Selected guest artists will be asked to provide a Criminal Record Check and Child Abuse Registry Check eligible for reimbursement by Art City

Please submit your proposals in PDF form to:
-Eddie Ayoub, Artistic Director at ad@artcityinc.com if you would like to lead a workshop at our West Broadway studio.
-Natalie Ferguson, Community Programs Manager at outreach@articyinc.com if you would like to lead a workshop at one of our Community Programs sites.

Proposals can also be dropped off at Art City, 616 Broadway during office hours, Monday to Thursday 9 am to 5 pm.