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YCW-BCH - New Internships Available - Apply Now! 

Deadline: July 21, 2017

As part of the Minister of Canadian Heritage’s mandate “to increase funding for the Young Canada Works program to help prepare the next generation of Canadians working in the heritage sector,” the Canadian Museums Association (CMA) is pleased to announce a new investment in Young Canada Works at Building Careers in Heritage for 2017-2018, which will fund the creation of additional graduate internships in heritage fields related to working in a museum, archives, library, built heritage or heritage site. Through this Call for New Funding Applications, the CMA will be creating a minimum of 75 graduate internships in Canada, which will increase the total job creation for this program to a minimum of 165 internships. Learn More

Assistant Registrar

Deadline: July 15, 2017

The McMichael is seeking a full-time Assistant Registrar to cover a one-year maternity leave, beginning August 21, 2017.

The Assistant Registrar oversees permanent collection handling and storage, technical maintenance of the collection database, and assists with documentation and record creation and management within the Registration Department.  The Assistant Registrar assists with the administration of exhibitions and loans, including insurance, and is responsible for incoming and outgoing shipping coordination. Learn More

Manager of Indigenous Culture Fund

Deadline: July 7, 2017

The Ontario Arts Council is a publicly funded agency of Ontario’s Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport. OAC’s primary purpose is to award grants to professional artists and arts organizations. The Ontario Arts Council (OAC) requires an experienced leader of Indigenous arts and culture to provide management and oversight of the Indigenous Culture Fund (ICF)*, in partnership with the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport. Learn More

Curator of Exhibitions and Education

Deadline: July 7, 2017

Reporting to the Executive Director of the VAC, the Curator of Exhibitions and Education will be responsible for setting the overall curatorial direction of the gallery and ancillary venues (the Municipal Administrative Centre, the Bowmanville branch of the Clarington Public Library, etc.), planning and realizing exhibitions from concept to installation and beyond, and overseeing successful design and implementation of all educational and public programming. Learn More

Art Services Technician

Deadline: June 9, 2017

The Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) is searching for a highly committed and collaborative full-time Art Services Technician to join the Logistics & Art Services team. The major responsibilities of the Art Services Technician include installing, dismantling and maintaining exhibitions and ensuring the safe care and handling of works of art during movement. Learn More

York Region Arts Council Summer Marketing & Communications Assistant

Deadline: May 21, 2017

The Marketing & Communications Assistant will play an integral role in the development and implementation of the York Region Festival Trail: Celebrating Canada 150, a project under the York Region Festival Alliance initiative. This new signature festival experience in York Region to commemorate Canada's 150th Anniversary of Confederation will be launched in June 2017 and will highlight our region's rich cultural diversity, artistic excellence and innovation through a multi-channel marketing campaign linking immersive arts and cultural experiences at more than 30 community festivals and events. Learn More

York Region Arts Council Summer Program & Event Assistant

Deadline: May 21, 2017

The Program & Event Assistant will play an important role in the development and implementation of new and existing programs and services for artists, creative entrepreneurs, tourism operators and cultural organizations. The successful candidate will also support York Region Festival Alliance members with their artistic programming identified in the York Region Festival Trail: Celebrating Canada 150 campaign. Other programs include the Artrepreneur Business Accelerator Program, festival and event professional development workshops, SpaceFinder York Region, mentorship programs, artist-in-residence programs as well as other events and services providing professional development opportunities to stakeholders. Learn More

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Volunteer Opportunities

Become a Volunteer at the Latcham Gallery!

We have a wide variety of volunteer opportunities for adults and teens. Work with a great group of volunteers and contribute to the vibrancy of the arts in your community! Volunteer opportunities include: Art Instructor's Assistant, Gallery Attendant, Special Event Volunteer and Fundraising Committee. Learn More

McMichael Canadian Art Collection is looking for new Docents!

The McMichael Canadian Art Collection is seeking motivated individuals to serve as Volunteer Docents. The ideal candidate is people-oriented and enthusiastic about introducing school groups and adults to Canadian art and the McMichael Collection. Learn More

Volunteer with the Robert McLaughlin Gallery

The RMG values the importance of volunteerism and makes it a priority to ensure all volunteers have an enriching and satisfying experience as they help to fulfil the needs of the gallery. Learn More

Volunteer with the Newmarket Music Festival

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Volunteer with the York Region Arts Council

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Volunteer at the Aurora Cultural Centre

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Volunteer with the Markham Museum

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Volunteer with the Varley Art Gallery

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Volunteer with the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF)

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Volunteer with the Ontario Association of Art Galleries

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York Region Arts Council, YRAC

1310 Kerrisdale Blvd., Unit 200
Newmarket, ON. L3Y 7B3

Phone: 905-726-3278
Fax: 905-726-2788

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