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CBC Arts Logo Design

Want to Design CBC Arts next profile pic? Now is the time to send in your pitch.
Interested in the job? If you are — or you just know someone who’d be perfect for the assignment — this is the time to send us a pitch.
It’s a paid gig, plus there’s the bonus of promo and bragging rights. (Your work will appear over our channels, and we run a Q&A with the featured artist, to boot.) Learn More

Digital Content and Social Media Coordinator - McMichael Canadian Art Collection

Deadline: January 15, 2019

The Digital Content & Social Media Coordinator is responsible for the maintenance of all McMichael website domains (and all social media platforms that build brand awareness and drive attendance. The successful candidate will exhibit the ability to write engaging content for social media and web pages and will act as the voice of the McMichael brand on multiple content and social media platforms and blogs. Learn More

Director of Performing Arts - Living Arts Centre

Deadline: January 22, 2019

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the Director, Performing Arts position is part of the senior management team of the LAC and will lead a performing arts team responsible for delivering LAC programming, as well as develop strong collaborative relationships within the Mississauga arts community, and oversee performing arts cultural community rentals.  Learn More

Camp Program Coordinator - Heritage

Deadline: Feb. 19. 2019

Report to Museum Curator, Township of King: Responsible for, but not limited to, the overall direction, organization, and supervision of a Summer Camp program. Designs a specialty camp program and instructs staff and children in one or more program areas. They supervise counselors to ensure they are engaging campers in fun and stimulating activities. They provide a friendly, safe, and welcoming environment for counselors, campers and volunteers. Learn More

Front of House Manager

Job Summary
The FLATO Markham Theatre is currently seeking House Managers on a temporary part-time basis. The House Manager is responsible for providing front line guidance and direction to Ushers, Bar and Box office staff thereby helping to facilitate audience enjoyment, comfort and safety during each performance. Learn More

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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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

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Volunteer Opportunities

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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