Opportunities


Employment Opportunities


MARKETING & OUTREACH INTERNSHIP


Job Ref#.16FC11-ET
Number of vacancies: 1

DEADLINE: FRIDAY, 29 APRIL, 5PM

Currently an internship opportunity (16 May 2016 through 31 March 2017) exists at The Power Plant for a Marketing Communications & Outreach Intern, who will play a key role in the maintenance of the gallery’s different communication channels. Working closely with the Marketing & Communications Officer, the candidate will assist in the implementation of an effective and integrated branding and marketing strategy including marketing production, media relations, integrated communications, and new media campaigns.

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RBC CURATORIAL FELLOWSHIP


Job Ref# 16J095-ET
Number of vacancies:
1

DEADLINE: FRIDAY, 6 MAY

Currently an opportunity exists to join our team at The Power Plant for a special RBC Curatorial Fellowship. This two year program (19 July 2016 through 13 July 2018) supports TPP’s goal to encourage greater career opportunities within the museum field. Through this innovative and unique program, the RBC Curatorial Fellowship will provide a recent graduate or emerging curator with tangible working experience in a professional environment, with full access to the inner workings of a major Canadian public gallery.

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TD EDUCATION CURATORIAL FELLOWSHIP


Job Ref# 16J096-ET
Number of vacancies:
1

DEADLINE: FRIDAY, 6 MAY

Currently an opportunity exists to join our team at The Power Plant for a special TD Education Curatorial Fellowship. This program (6 September 2016 through 13 July 2018) supports The Power Plant’s goal to encourage greater career opportunities within the museum field. Through this innovative program, the TD Education Curatorial Fellowship will provide a recent graduate or emerging educator with tangible working experience in a professional environment, with full access to the inner workings of a major Canadian public gallery. 

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Volunteer Opportunities


Volunteers are a crucial part of the ongoing success of The Power Plant’s public programs and exhibitions, assisting with a variety of day-to-day needs and special events tasks.

A volunteer at The Power Plant is:
• reliable and professional
• outgoing
• a team player
• enthusiastic for contemporary art
• able to commit for a minimum period of one exhibition season (three to four months), unless otherwise noted

Benefits include:
• meet new people
• develop new skills
• reimbursements for TTC transportation costs
• complimentary tickets to selected events

Existing volunteer opportunities are listed below. If you are interested in joining our volunteer team, please email a current copy of your resume and a short cover letter outlining your interest to info@thepowerplant.org by Friday, 6 May 2016. 

GALLERY ASSISTANT VOLUNTEER

The Power Plant seeks enthusiastic, energetic and outgoing Volunteer Gallery Assistants for year-round (all exhibition seasons), and Volunteer Gallery Assistants for our Summer 2016 Exhibition Season. Volunteer Gallery Assistants will work alongside The Power Plant staff, mainly Gallery Attendants, and will have the opportunity to work for a variety of shifts on and off-site including Exhibition Opening Parties; Power Talks Lecture Series; International Lecture Series; Sunday Scene talks; artist performances; film screenings; general gallery shifts; and Power Ball - The Power Plant’s maannual fundraising party. During these events, you may find yourself in a number of roles: greeting and interacting with patrons; gallery security; alcohol/food monitor; usher; photographer; ticket-taker; attendance tracking; and more! Specific to the Summer 2016 Exhibition Season, Volunteer Gallery Assistants will assist Gallery Attendant staff in the activation of works by German artist Franz Erhald Walther both inside and outside the gallery.

POWER KIDS VOLUNTEER

The Power Plant offers 18 on-site and 10 off-site Power Kids programs each year for children ages 7 to 12, and their adult companions and siblings. Volunteers support the Power Kids Family Programs Coordinator and Power Kids Teaching Assistant by organizing art-making materials, greeting and interacting with participants, assisting participants with art-making activity, and taking photographs of the program.