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April 22, 2022

Youth Position: Summer Studio Facilitators

Hosted by National AccessArts Centre (NaAC)

The National accessArts Centre is a fun, fast-paced, dynamic work environment where we all collaborate to provide artistic training, creation, exhibition, and present opportunities for artists with disabilities. As a creativity hub for artists living with disabilities, so often limited in their opportunities and choices, we blur the lines between professional artists, disabled artists, entrepreneurs, innovators, and storytellers by sharing their work internationally and re-shaping how the world views and appreciates their talents and place in our communities.

Who You Are and What You Will Do A highly motivated creator with an established creative skill set in 2D arts, 3D arts, or performing arts, and a desire to work with the disability community. You are passionate about helping artists achieve their arts goals, in all elements of the artistic process, and are committed to ensuring that creative decisions made by our artists are theirs and theirs alone. You will support the artists’ learning of specific mediums or styles while accounting for their unique abilities. As part of our creative team, you will assist with the development of digital/online facilitation while ensuring proper safety protocols, participating in team planning sessions, and supporting the National accessArts Centre at events and community programming. Reporting to the Manager, Studio, you will work as part of a team committed to the advancement of our artists in our self- directed studios, both in-person and online, and seek to deliver outstanding opportunities.

We are seeking to fill three of our summer positions under the Canada Summer Jobs grant. As per CSJ regulations, all candidates must be 15 to 30 years of age at the start of employment; legally entitled to work in Canada and Alberta AND a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or a person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act for the duration of employment.

Summer Studio Facilitators – 2D Visual Arts; 3D Visual Arts; Performing Arts

This is a temporary opportunity, 30 hours per week, May 16 through August 26, 2022. Located in Calgary, AB.

This position is on site but requires the ability to work remotely based on COVID19 restrictions during the work period.

Deadline: April 22, 2022

Accessibility

The National accessArts Centre is an equal opportunity employer and committed to providing a work environment that is free of discrimination and harassment.

Organizations

National AccessArts Centre (NaAC)

8038 Fairmount Drive SE, Calgary, AB, T2H 0Y1, Canada

Phone number: (403) 253-3174

Email: info@ourIAC.ca

The Indefinite Arts Centre is Canada’s oldest and largest disability arts organization, providing artistic training, creation, and exhibition opportunities for people with developmental, physical, and acquired disabilities. Every week, 300+ artists come through our 12,000 square foot multimedia studio and gallery space in Calgary. Working alongside talented instructors, our artists are supported and empowered to experience the entire artistic creation process – from conceptualization to exhibition.