Jobs & Internships

Jobs

Sled Island is not currently hiring. Please check back for future opportunities. 

Internships

Position: Assistant Volunteer Coordinator
Contract Type: Internship, 30h/week for 2 months
Start date: April 29, 2019
Reports to: Volunteer Coordinator

Please note, this is an unpaid internship that can count towards school credits.

There is a possibility for the position to be funded through the Canada Summer Jobs program. Results for the program will be announced at the end of April. If you meet Canada Summer Jobs eligibility criteria, please mention it in your application.

Sled Island is seeking a highly organized and dedicated individual for the position of Assistant Volunteer Coordinator. The intern will report to and work alongside the Volunteer Coordinator to recruit, schedule, train and manage a group of over 400 volunteers, leading up to and during the 2019 edition of the Sled Island Music & Arts festival (June 19-23).

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provide information to prospective volunteers about expectations and sign-up process;
  • Assist with volunteer recruitment;
  • Assist with planning volunteer orientation and training sessions;
  • Assist with scheduling and communicate shifts information;
  • Update and maintain volunteer database;
  • Create and update documentation, as needed.

Qualifications

  • Strong organizational and time management skills;
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written;
  • Good interpersonal and leadership skills;
  • Ability to work flexible hours and under pressure;
  • Reliable, hard-working and resourceful;
  • Basic computer literacy (knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Google Docs);
  • Knowledge of volunteer management software Shiftboard, a big asset.

How to Apply

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to the attention of Maud Salvi, Executive Director, at hr@sledisland.com by February 22, 2019 at 11:59pm MST and indicate Assistant Volunteer Coordinator Internship in the subject.

Sled Island is an equal opportunity employer. While we thank all applicants for their interest, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

 

 

Position: Visual Arts Programming Assistant
Timeframe: March – May (2-6 hrs/week)
Reports to: Visual Arts Curator

This is an unpaid internship, however students who meet SCIP eligibility criteria are eligible for a $1000 bursary: https://www.joinscip.ca/student-eligibility/

The Programming Assistant will work directly with the Visual Art Curator and have a working relationship with artists and community partners. Training specific to the role will be provided.

Duties

  • Assist with organization of annual Visual Art fundraising event
  • Liaise with artists and venues
  • Draw artist and partnership contracts

Qualifications

  • Strong interest in and knowledge of contemporary art, art history, and Calgary’s arts and culture sector
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Self-motivated and willing to learn
  • Strong problem-solving and communication skills
  • Basic knowledge of power tools and painting, an asset

 

How to Apply

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to the attention of Areum Kim, Visual Arts Curator, at art@sledisland.com by February 21, 2019 at 11:59pm MST and indicate Visual Arts Program Assistant Internship in the subject.

Sled Island is an equal opportunity employer. While we thank all applicants for their interest, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

 

 

Position: Visual Arts Programming Assistant (Installation)
Timeframe: May – mid-June 6 hr/week, and from June 10-23, 15hr/week
Reports to: Visual Arts Curator

This is an unpaid internship, however students who meet SCIP eligibility criteria are eligible for a $1000 bursary: https://www.joinscip.ca/student-eligibility/

The Programming Assistant will work directly with the Visual Art Curator and have a working relationship with artists and community partners. Training specific to the role will be provided.

Duties

  • Artist and venue liaison
  • Installation and strike of artworks

Qualifications

  • Basic knowledge of power tools and painting, an asset
  • Strong problem-solving and communication skills
  • Self-motivated and willing to learn
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Strong interest in and knowledge of contemporary art, art history, and Calgary’s arts and culture sector

How to Apply

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to the attention of Areum Kim, Visual Arts Curator, at art@sledisland.com by February 21, 2019 at 11:59pm MST and indicate Visual Arts Program Assistant Internship in the subject.

Sled Island is an equal opportunity employer. While we thank all applicants for their interest, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

 

 

If you are enrolled in a school program that allows an internship for course credit, feel free to contact us!