Education and Outreach Coordinator  (Part time)

August 2022

CVAC is searching for an Education and Outreach Coordinator to plan arts programming: develop new courses, source instructors and promote the classes. The coordinator will also reach out to teachers to expand and strengthen our relationship with schools. The coordinator will report to the Managing Director and work as part of a small team.

Responsibilities include:

Workshop Series

Coordinate call for teaching artists, work with staff to select final workshops.

Schedule and finalize workshop series.

Work with teaching artists, maintaining and updating an annual list.

Speaker Series

– Promote and run events (arranging for chairs, projectors and liaising with speakers)

Youth programs

-Plan and lead after-school sessions

-Coordinate the youth mentorship program including recruiting students and liaising with mentors.

Qualifications:

The ideal candidate is an enthusiastic person committed to community arts education. They will bring experience working with youth (13-19 years old) and experience teaching or working or volunteering in a recreational or arts facility. Knowledge of the local arts scene would be an asset.

The successful candidate will also have:

  • Ability to use computer spreadsheets and social media

  • Attention to detail and scheduling

  • Related post secondary education.

Position is part-time approximately 15 to 20 hours per week.

Please apply as soon as possible with a cover letter and resume to manager@cowichanvalleyartscouncil.ca . The position is open until filled. Applications will be reviewed beginning September 12.