Allied Arts Council of Lethbridge (AAC)
Administrative Support – Summer Term Position
The Allied Arts Council of Lethbridge (AAC) is a community support organization working to encourage, coordinate and promote the arts in Lethbridge and area. The AAC encourages the development of the arts through the management of Casa, Lethbridge’s community arts centre. Casa offers classes and custom workshops for all ages and access to clay, woodworking, textile, darkroom, printmaking, painting, and dance studios. The AAC coordinates the arts by providing community artists with the opportunity to share their art through events and programs, including artisan markets, display opportunities at community events, street performances, a retail outlet for artists and artisans, a robust public Gallery exhibition program, Lethbridge Arts Days, and the Mayor’s Celebration of Business and the Arts. The AAC promotes the arts by producing several publications and managing several websites and social media channels used to communicate activities and events.
We are looking for motivated, creative, disciplined, and resourceful individuals interested in working with the Allied Arts Council. The successful candidate will assist team members with:
- Reception, general clerking duties, and data entry;
- Classroom support for summer art programs including assisting with student supervision, aiding students with projects, classroom, and supply maintenance;
- Summer events support, operating information tables, and public outreach;
- Website updating, publication editing and distribution; and
- Vacation relief at AAC and Casa offices, as required.
The position being offered is funded in part by a Canada Summer Jobs grant. A requirement of the Canada Summer Jobs grant states that the successful applicant must be between the ages of 15 and 30. The successful candidate will be required to work 37.5 hours a week at Casa and the Allied Arts Council 7 Street office. Evening and weekend work and some physical labour may be required. The term position will end no later than August 31, 2021. An interest in the arts and working in the not-for-profit sector will make you an excellent candidate for this position.
Please submit your cover letter, resume, and three (3) references, electronically and in confidence, to:
Danielle Gibson, AAC Finance & HR Manager
Application deadline: June 20, 2021
We appreciate all interest in this position; only those candidates invited for an interview will be contacted.
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