Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Employment Opportunity: Art Bikers 2018

DEADLINE for applications is March 31, 2018.

Riding bicycles and pulling trailers packed with art materials and supplies to locations, the Art Bikers work as a team facilitating free community art activities with children, youth and others at a neighbourhood level throughout HRM.

Art Biker Qualifications:
  • strong visual arts, craft or theatre skills
  • experience engaging children, newcomers, and seniors in activities
  • highly creative, innovative and flexible
  • solid experience and comfort with urban cycling in traffic and have a hybrid road bike in good working condition
  • strong legs and ability to pull heavy trailers in all weather
  •  strong collaboration skills as part of a team
  •  available for the entire season from May 15th - August 25th
  •  able to work flexible hours, including weekends and evenings

Ideal Art Biker Candidates also:
  • have an open personality and excellent people skills
  • have a playful spirit and abundant energy
  • have facilitation experience with children/youth/folks across cultures
  • enjoy working outdoors in all weather conditions and are comfortable in a mixed-use creative workplace
  • have knowledge of bicycle repair/maintenance
  • speak a second language
  • have an interest or experience in community arts facilitation or arts-based community development

Full job description and requirements here:
We encourage you to read this information before you apply.

We are building a team of four Art Bikers, which may include two positions for returning post-secondary students who qualify for Canada Summer Jobs. Please self-identify if you are applying as a returning post-secondary student.

Employment Terms: Full-time term position starting May 15 and ending August 25, 2018. 35 hours/week @ $16.00/h + $100 bike fee at completion of full term. DEADLINE for applications is March 31, 2018.

How to Apply: Please send your current resume and a cover letter, including three references and their contact information in a single PDF to artbikers@gmail.com  with the subject line “Your Name_Art Bikers 2018”. DEADLINE for applications is March 31, 2018.

All email applications will be acknowledged by receipt, however, we will only contact those individuals we wish to interview. Late applications will not be considered. We do not need a curriculum vitae, however if you have a website of your artwork, please include the link. No phone calls please. If you have questions, send an email to info@4csfoundation.com

Now in its 12th year, the Art Bikers is a mobile community arts program of the 4Cs Foundation. This (2018) is the second season where the program is being offered through an agreement with Wonder’neath Art Society. Information about Wonder’neath Art Society can be found here: www.wonderneath.com

The 4Cs Foundation and Wonder’neath Art Society hire on the basis of merit and are committed to employment equity. We encourage all qualified persons to apply and self-identify.

More information about the 4Cs Foundation and the Art Bikers can be found on our website: www.4csfoundation.com and by reading the Art Bikers program blog http://artbikers.blogspot.ca  

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