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Union House Arts is hiring a youth position to participate in the AMPLIFY employment program, “Assisting My Potential – Labour Initiative for Youth”, delivered by the Community Sector Council NL in partnership with the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador, Department of Immigration, Population Growth and Skills (IPGS).

AMPLIFY has the objective of providing employment for targeted youth who may have little work experience or who may face challenges in locating employment. 

Union House Arts is committed to an equitable hiring process, and we encourage applicants to self-identify any marginalized experiences and identities in their application with the knowledge that disclosed experiences will remain confidential.

JOB DESCRIPTION: 

The Gallery Assistant will provide support to the Director and Board in the operations of Union House Arts. Tasks may include programming and administration support such as assisting with: 

  • Weekly Makers Nights 
  • Children’s art classes and programming
  • 2021 Community Exhibition (November & December) 
  • Social media and marketing 
  • Sanitizing public spaces and restrooms 
  • Keeping the gallery and community room tidy 
  • Greeting visitors during open hours 
  • Planning the 2022 Preservers Dinner 

All training will be provided and no formal experience is required, however an interest in art will be considered an asset. 

As part of the AMPLIFY program, 25 hours over the course of the placement will be designated for career development which will be tailored to the participants career goals and interests. The career development hours are a mandatory and paid component of the program. 

ELIGIBILITY: 

Youth will be between 16-30, generally having completed at least Level II high school, not graduated from a post-secondary program, and have limited work experience or are experiencing barriers to employment. If you are interested in the position but have questions about your eligibility please don’t hesitate to contact us. Exceptions may be approved in advance by CSC NL.

HOUSING:

Subsidized on-site housing can be arranged for the selected participant if they do not currently live within driving distance from Port Union. Please indicate if you require housing in your application. 

RATE OF PAY: $14.00 / hour

280 hours (8 weeks, 35 hours/week)

START DATE: October 22, 2021 (Negotiable) 

LOCATION: Union House Arts, 72-74 Main Street, Port Union NL. Some career training may take place online or at an alternative location.  


How to apply: 

Option A: Email us with a brief summary of why you are a good fit for this position. You can include your resume if you have one. 

Option B: Call us to introduce yourself and why you would be a good fit for the position. You can also email your resume if you have one. 

Option C: Email or call us to arrange a time for a video call or in-person meeting. You can include your resume if you have one. 

No format of application will be favoured over another. Please apply in whichever format is most accessible to you. 

Please submit your application by October 18th 

Contact: Jane Walker 

Email: unionhousearts@gmail.com

Phone: (709) 743-7394