The McMichael Canadian Art Collection provides Summer ArtVenture camp for children ages five to fifteen. Children learn the basics of drawing, painting, printmaking, sculpture, collage and more. Our programs help to stimulate creativity and build art making skills, in an environment that is safe, fun and fulfilling. Art activities are complemented by gallery tours, stories, games, and exploring the natural beauty of our 40 hectares of conservation land.

The ArtVenture program at The McMichael Canadian Art Collection is currently recruiting for the following position. This position has been applied for funding through the Young Canada Works (YCW) in Heritage Organization, and the Ontario Summer Experience Program (SEP). Candidates must being registered in full time studies before and after the work term to qualify. The position is dependent on receiving funding from the granting body specified.

ArtVenture Summer Camp Director

4 month term: May 4 to August 21, 2020

Canadian Museum Association Young Canada Works in Heritage Organizations grant

The Summer Camp Director will work for a 4-month term from May 4 – August 21, 2020.

The main objectives of the ArtVenture Camp Director is to oversee the daily operations of ArtVenture Summer Camp, clearly communicating with staff, colleagues, parents and campers. Fluency in English is required. Administration and all camp activities will take place at the McMichael Canadian Art Collection in Kleinburg.

The successful candidate is a full-time student, completing a graduate degree in Education, Museum Studies, Visual Arts and/or Art History, and will demonstrate an Art background, a passion for working with children, excellent oral and written communication skills, superior organization skills, attention to detail and proficiency in MS Word and Excel.

Interested candidates should quote the job title and submit their resume via email to by March 15, 2020.

We thank all candidates for their application; only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The McMichael Canadian Art Collection will accommodate individuals with disabilities during the recruitment and assessment process.

McMichael Canadian Art Collection 10365 Islington Avenue, Kleinburg, ON., L0J 1C0

The McMichael Canadian Art Collection is an Agency of the Government of Ontario under the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport.