Gallery Assistant

  • Volet de programme : Jeunesse Canada au travail pour une carrière vouée au patrimoine
  • Titre de l'emploi : Gallery Assistant
  • Nom de l’organisme : The Latcham Gallery
  • Lieu de l’emploi : Stouffville, Ontario
  • Durée de l'emploi : 2017-11-06 à 2018-03-31 (20 semaines)
  • Salaire horaire : 15,00 $

Job Posting – The Latcham Gallery - Gallery Assistant


The Latcham Gallery is seeking a motivated individual to learn about the operations of a public art gallery and contribute to the success of The Latcham Gallery.

Reporting to the Gallery Director, the Gallery Assistant will be responsible for the following:


➢ Curatorial research regarding how similar institutions mark important anniversary years (The Latcham Gallery marks 40 years in 2019)

➢ Digitizing archival photographs, invitations and press clippings to be used as resource material by Curator in planning 2019 commemorative exhibition

➢ Researching and assisting in designing 2019 commemorative booklet

➢ Planning 2019 celebrations

➢ Planning new youth oriented programs

➢ Assisting with event coordination for fundraising and community events

➢ Assisting with education programs

➢ Acting as docent and gallery assistant when needed

➢ Other duties as determined by the Gallery Director


The ideal candidate will have the following:

➢ College diploma or university degree in visual art, heritage, marketing, education or related field preferred

➢ Interest in visual art

➢ Good written and verbal communication skills

➢ Attention to detail

➢ Excellent computer skills

➢ Willingness to learn

➢ Flexible, enthusiastic, reliable


You will learn all aspects of operations of a public art gallery and work on several projects from start to finish. You will gain experience, give and receive feedback and learn about job prospects and requirements in the public art gallery/cultural/non-profit sector. You will be part of an experienced, enthusiastic and committed staff and volunteer team.


This is a paid intern position ($15 per hour) under Young Canada Works starting November 6 until March 31 (total 20 weeks) for 30 hours a week.


The Latcham Gallery is a public art gallery featuring exhibitions of contemporary art, arts education programs for all ages, artist talks, and special events and is located in Stouffville, Ontario. Its permanent collection is outdoor sculpture.


Whitchurch-Stouffville is located a 45 minute drive from downtown Toronto and is accessible by Go trains and buses. Population 46,000. A vibrant, growing community with a rural/urban mix.


Apply to: Ms. Roz Pritchard, Director, The Latcham Gallery, 6240 Main St. Stouffville.

Please send resume and cover letter in ONE document by email to opportuntities@latchamgallery.ca and put YOUR first and last names in the document title.




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