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We offer employment opportunities at the Rotary Centre for the Arts in a variety of areas including programming, volunteer coordination, communications, facility bookings, building maintenance, bistro/catering and arts administration.

Duration: July 5 – August 27, 2021
Hours per week: 7.5 - 15
Salary: $25/hr
Application deadline: Friday, May 15, 2021


The Rotary Centre for the Arts (RCA) is seeking an instructor to teach a Summer Arts Blast class that is focused on music, musical theatre, storytelling, and/or performance. The instructor will work with children and youth ages 5-12 for one or two blocks, each lasting an hour and fifteen minutes, every weekday from July 5 to August 27. The instructor will be tasked with planning and delivering their classes and will be supported by a Camp Counselor or youth volunteer.

Instructors will be responsible for leading classes of 15 – 20 children at our 1-day and 5-day camps. Each hour and fifteen-minute block will include activities led by the instructor as well as some led by the Camp Counsellors. Depending on registrations, we will have either one or two groups of children each day. Each class will be designed so that content is relevant to children and youth from diverse cultural backgrounds. The instructor will inspire the children to learn more about their own cultural heritage and express themselves through performance art.

In addition to leading classes, responsibilities include maintaining program schedules; supervising breaks and transitions; ensuring the health and safety of participants and maintaining a safe and clean program site; acting as a positive influence and advocate of the arts and the RCA; accepting the goals and objectives of the RCA and working to achieve them; maintaining positive relationships and open communication with RCA staff members, participants, administration, and volunteers.


Skills Required:

  • Knowledge of a performing art – music, musical theatre, or storytelling. Other performance-based art forms will be considered.
  • The ability to prepare and lead activities that are accessible to children aged 5 -12.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to work with camp counsellors who will be assisting you.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in education or a performing art.
  • Preferred 3 years of related experience in an educational capacity working with children and/or youth. Applications with significant experience who do not have a bachelor’s degree will be considered.

The RCA follows health and safety guidelines for Covid-19 including requiring all adults to wear masks, temperature checks on campers, regular hand washing, maintaining physical distance, and increasing airflow when possible in classrooms.

All applicants must be willing to get a criminal background check.

To apply, send your resume and cover letter to Andrew Stauffer at programs@rotarycentreforthearts.com

Duration: June 21 – August 27, 2021
Hours per week: 35
Salary: $15.20/hour
Application deadline: Friday, May 28, 2021


The Rotary Centre for the Arts (RCA) is seeking two students or recent graduates of post-secondary institutions with a focus on visual or performing arts and/or education. These hires will act as Art Camp Counsellors to plan and deliver our Arts Blast summer camp program, targeted at children and youth aged 5-12.

Under the direction and supervision of the Community and Educational Programming Specialist, the Art Camp Counsellors will be tasked with planning and delivering the summer camps including designing visual and performing arts-based curriculum and activities from the end of June to the end of August 2021. The camp curriculum will be designed so that content is relevant to children and youth from diverse cultural backgrounds by tapping into diverse cultural heritages and assets from the Art Camp Counsellors. The Art Camp Counsellors will inspire the children to learn more about their own cultural heritage and express themselves through various forms of art.

Outcomes for the Art Camp Counsellors will be to gain meaningful work experience in researching and developing cultural content, as well as planning, developing, and delivering arts-based activities and camps, while working with others. It will also provide an opportunity for the summer job participants to conduct research on, and gain a deeper understanding of, their own cultural heritage/identity, and share it with younger camp participants in creative ways.


Specific responsibilities include:

  • Last two weeks of June: conducting research and developing camp lesson plans, art-based activities, and learning materials that contain stories, values, and perspectives from diverse cultures.
  • July - August: acting as class assistant to professional teaching artists in dance, theatre, visual art, and music. Leading activities during portions of class block.
  • All summer long: assisting with administrative duties as assigned including producing rosters, name tags, and programs; maintaining program schedules; supervising breaks and transitions; maintaining attendance records and contacting families if children are absent; providing professional and engaging communication to families; ensuring the health and safety of participants and maintaining a safe and clean program site; acting as a positive influence and advocate of the arts and the RCA; accepting the goals and objectives of the RCA and working to achieve them; taking part in all training or in-service activities to develop proficiencies required to perform job responsibilities; attending staff meetings, promptly and prepared; being an active participant in program analysis by providing constructive and proactive feedback for program adjustments and improvements; maintaining positive relationships and open communication with RCA staff members, participants, administration, and volunteers; participating in program enhancements, including promotional events; and assuming any other duties as assigned by the RCA administration and programming.

The RCA follows health and safety guidelines for COVID-19 including requiring all adults to wear masks, temperature checks on campers, regular hand washing, maintaining physical distance, and increasing airflow when possible in classrooms.

All applicants must be willing to get a criminal background check.

To apply, send your resume and cover letter to Andrew Stauffer at programs@rotarycentreforthearts.com

The RCA is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from self-identified members of underserved communities as well as visible and invisible minority groups. We thank all who express interest in this position, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please. This job posting will close when the position is filled.