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Oxygen Art Centre



Oxygen Art Centre is currently looking for candidates to fulfil two (2) summer employment opportunities: Education Assistant (Remote, CSJ) and Gallery Assistant (In-person, YCW).

The Education Assistant position is a remote research-focused position funded by Canada Summer Jobs. The Gallery Assistant position is an in-person position funded by Young Canada Works.

Both positions are open to students currently enrolled in secondary or post-secondary programs with the intent to return in the Fall of 2023. Ideal candidates will be studying and/or have a background in contemporary art, art history, curatorial practice, cultural studies, or a related discipline. The positions run for nine weeks throughout the Summer of 2023 at $17 an hour. Candidates must be eligible for the respective funding programs to be considered.

Oxygen Art Centre is an artist-run centre located on the tum xula7xw of the sn̓ʕay̓ckstx (otherwise known as Nelson, B.C.) engaging communities throughout Nelson and the West Kootenay, and wider audiences provincially and nationally. Oxygen Art Centre provides space and programming for artists and the public to engage with the creation, study, exhibition, and performance of contemporary art in all disciplines.

Oxygen Art Centre’s activities include Exhibition & Residency Program, Adult Arts Education, Children and Youth Arts Education, and a Presentation Series which consists of literary, film, music, and theatre events. We are currently looking for a Summer Gallery Assistant and Education Assistant to add to our dynamic team.

More details on each position and how to apply via Oxygen’s website and social media. Interested candidates can contact the artist-run centre with questions via ino@oxygenartcentre.org or direct messaging on social media.

The deadline to apply to both positions is Wednesday, May 31, 2023 by 5:00 PM PST. To apply, submit a Cover Letter and Resume via email to info@oxygenartcentre.org stating eligibility for YCW and/or CSJ.

Oxygen Art Centre is an equal opportunity employer. We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Learn more information about Oxygen Art Centre by visiting their website, www.oxygenartcentre.org and social media.

Photo: Exterior photo of Oxygen Art Centre by Thomas Nowaczynski, 2022

Press Contact:

Julia Prudhomme

Executive Director

Oxygen Art Centre