Employment & Artist Opportunities


Youth Instructors 

The Vernon Community Arts Centre is looking for instructors to teach youth ages 5 to 14.  Art classes will cover a variety of mediums and be suitable for varying abilities. Instruction times include after school hours, early evenings, Saturdays, and Pro D days. The position is casual/ part-time, and hours will depend on programming and instructor availability.  Instructors are responsible for:

  • Developing curriculum for all art classes offered
  • Teaching art classes for up to 8 students
  • Set up, take down, and cleaning
  • Ensuring proper safety protocols are followed
  • Ensuring classroom management procedures are followed
  • Providing an enthusiastic and fun art learning environment

Preference will be given to applicants with prior teaching experience, fine arts experience, and experience in curriculum development, classroom management or a combination of training, education, and experience. Please note a CRC is required for all youth instructors.

Please fill out an Application Form and drop it off at the Arts Centre front desk or email the completed application to terry.dunstan@shaw.ca.

Art Instructors

Want to teach a class with us at the Vernon Community Arts Centre? We are always on the lookout for new instructors with fresh ideas! Please fill out an application form and drop it off at the Arts Centre front desk. Applications available HERE. 


Each year, the Arts Council of the North Okanagan (ACNO) awards 1 – 2 students a residency at the Vernon Community Arts Centre.  The Youth Artist in Residence (YAR) program is open to all aspiring artists ages 16-18 living within School District 22.  The selected artist(s) are provided a dedicated studio space at the Vernon Community Arts Centre, have access to administrative and artistic support, access to facilities and equipment during open hours, an honorarium to purchase materials and supplies, and a solo* art exhibition/show.

The application deadline for the 2018 residency is now CLOSED.  We thank all that have applied and encourage you to check back in the spring of 2019!


Artsolutely is the most vibrant artisans sale in the Okanagan!  Each year we seek new vendors and open up a call to local artists.  Check back in the summer of 2019 when applications will open up again.


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