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Shadowpath Theatre Productions- Hiring Female Theatre Practitioners

Deadline: August 10th, 2018

Shadowpath’s goal is to hire five female theatre practitioners that wish to enhance their career path with artistic direction and producing. Successful applicants will develop and share skills with Shadowpath’s programming, proven models, partnerships and community initiatives. Shadowpath's Artistic Director will share tips, tools and templates for successful management, creation and producing.

This is a 10-month apprenticeship, $15,000/apprentice, with weekly in-person meetings, industry workshops, assigned tasks and projects and frequent communication with Shadowpath’s Artistic Director. Learn more HERE.

Various Workshop Instructors at NewMakeIt

NewMakeIt is looking for workshop instructors. As an instructor, you will be responsible for overall design, planning, implementation and delivery of curriculum for specified workshops. These workshops could run either year-round or seasonally. The instructor will also be responsible for taking attendance, teaching the class and / or workshop, and reporting any issues, concerns or developments to the Learning Coordinator. 

They have openings for workshops in these areas:

  • Woodworking – Project workshops that make use of, and certification classes that teach safe operation of equipment including; table saw, thickness planer, jointer, drill press, sanders, hand tools etc.
  • Digital Fabrication – Certification classes that teach safe and proper usage of equipment including; laser machines and 3D printers.
  • Metalworking - Project workshops that make use of, and certification classes that teach safe operation of equipment including; metal lathe, metal mill, drill press, grinders, MIG / TIG welders, box and pan brake, metal shear etc.
  • CNC – Project workshops that make use of, and certification classes that teach safe operation of equipment including; CNC router and CNC Mill.
  • CAD / CAM / Graphics Software – Skills classes that teach use of software such as; AutoDesk Fusion 360, SolidWorks, SketchUp, AutoCAD, On CorelDraw, Adobe Photoshop / Illustrator, Inkscape 
  • Craftwork – Project workshops that teach skills in the areas of; textiles, woodcraft, papercraft, pottery, glass, jewellery etc.

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Digital Content and Social Media Manager (Contract)

The McMichael Canadian Art Collection (MCAC) is looking to take their digital content and social media channels to an entirely new level, and is seeking the right candidate to work with our team to make that happen. Apply Here

Research Assistant (YCW)

The scope of the intern’s work will first consist of research of artworks in the permanent collection of the gallery. The interpretive material which is the end goal of the overarching project is to provide support to professional curatorial team in the dissemination of information about Canadian art and artists to students, art professionals and the public. Apply Here

ArtVenture Studio Instructors

ArtVenture Camp Instructors will work minimum 4-week terms. The main objectives of the Summer ArtVenture Camp Instructor is to develop and deliver creative art studio, and outdoor nature activities for children enrolled in summer camp.  Programs must strongly relate to themes outlined in the McMichael ArtVenture Children’s brochure and should include meaningful connections to the McMichael’s collection and grounds. Fluency in English is required. Administration and all camp activities will take place at the McMichael Canadian Art Collection in Kleinburg. Apply Here

Director of Recreation and Culture

The Town of Georgina is hiring a Director of Recreation and Culture. Responsible for the management and leadership of the Recreation & Culture Department encompassing Programs (Aquatics/General), Special Events, Culture, Department Marketing, Ancillary Revenues, Indoor/Outdoor Program Management and Facility Bookings (rentals/lease). A thorough knowledge of the relationship between Recreation, Culture, Parks and Facilities is important in order to manage and evaluate the needs for current and future recreational facilities, parks and trails.

Apply Here

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Volunteer Opportunities

Central Counties Tourism Call for Nominations for Board of Directors

Deadline: April 18, 2018

If tourism is your passion, put your name forward for nomination by completing and submitting the form posted HERE.

Tourism positively impacts our communities in many ways!  It continues to be one of the few growing and sustainable economic drivers. Central Counties is looking for big picture, strategic thinkers to help support and advance Central Counties' mission and vision.

Become a Volunteer at the Varley Gallery!

Looking for event assistants, program assistants, docents and gallery attendants. Learn more here.

Become a Volunteer at the Latcham Gallery!

The Latcham Gallery is looking for volunteers to assist with Latcham Saturdays, our community art programming between September 9 and October 28. 

Get in touch: Tessa McDougall, Event & Outreach Coordinator. Tel: 905-640-8954. Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Volunteer with the Ontario Association of Art Galleries (OAAG)

We are looking for volunteers this fall at OAAG! We have a number of exciting initiatives coming up in the next few months and are looking for those interested in the visual arts sector for help. Whether you're interested in event planning, arts administration, or just looking to gain experience, come work with a great and dedicated team here at OAAG. For those still in school, we can offer flexible schedules as well. If you're interested or know someone who is, please send a resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with the headline "Volunteer".

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 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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