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We are hiring for two summer positions!!

Are you a creative person looking to learn more about artist-run centres, art installation, and/or arts festivals? Eastern Edge is looking for two enthusiastic creatives to join our team for Summer 2023! 

Posting date: May 27th
Closing date: June 14th
Wage: 19$/hour
Hours: 35hrs/week
Timeframe: approx. July and August 2023

Established in 1984, Eastern Edge is a not-for-profit artist-run centre and a registered charity. Eastern Edge is an arts-based community centre, that delivers free and accessible arts programming year-round. We aim to provide a diversity of programs that appeal to artists of any age, race, language, or gender, creating a safe and engaging community where artistic practices at every level can thrive, and every artist can be respected and celebrated. 

We are currently hiring a Gallery Assistant and a HOLD FAST Festival Assistant. These positions are full-time, 35 hours a week for 8 weeks, and will run for July and August 2023. Applicants are welcome to apply to one or both positions. Please indicate which position(s) you are applying for and which is your top pick. Please note: These positions will be funded through a wage subsidy program that requires participants to be 30 years or under. There are no residency requirements attached to this position. 

Eastern Edge is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating and maintaining an equitable, inclusive, and welcoming work environment. We are dedicated to cultural diversity and encourage applications from individuals from BIPOC, queer, neurodiverse, and other diverse communities. If you would like to self-identify as representing one of these perspectives, you may do so in your application. However, this is not a requirement. We also aim to be as accessible as possible and will do our best to accommodate your individual needs.

To apply:

  • Send a cover letter and resume (in PDF format) addressed to the Eastern Edge Hiring Committee.
  • Email applications to
  • Indicate which position(s) you are applying for.
  • Alternatively, applicants may apply with a video application, in which they outline their experiences and interests relevant to the position(s) they are applying for. 

Deadline to apply: June 14th, 2023

Note: All positions are subject to funding approval. 

Gallery Assistant Job Description
Gallery Assistant Job Description – LARGE FONT

HOLD FAST Festival Assistant Job Description
HOLD FAST Festival Assistant Job Description – LARGE FONT