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The Ross Creek Centre for the Arts, which is grateful to be welcomed in Sipekne’katik, one of the seven regions of Mi’kma’ki, the ancestral and unceded territory of the Mi’kmaq people,  is looking for innovative and creative individuals who care about arts in the community and who love rural living. The Centre is committed to creating a great team environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, with a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status, and we strongly encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.

While all applications are appreciated, only those individuals selected for interview will be contacted. 

For Artist-educators, scroll down. 

Looking for casual employees!
Do you want to pick up some extra money each month? We are looking for casual employees who can help us get ready for big events and with quick turnovers – from housekeeping to bar staff to studio engineers for the Annex Studio! 

Send your interest here

New jobs available!

Arts Progammer

Eco Manager

Ross Creek Centre for the Arts celebrating 30 years
A person stands in winter gear ready to tap a maple tree

Job Description:

Make a difference in your community through the Arts!
Funded by Young Canada Works, this position is for someone 30 years or under who has a passion for making community through in and through arts and culture. A passion for community and arts (of any discipline), a curious mind, and  a desire to be part of a wonderful team in a rural setting make you a great candidate! 

Rate: $35,000-$38,000 to start depending on level of experience

Benefits: Co-pay health & dental package, creative renewal, etc. 

Type of Employment: salaried, onsite work with  flexible schedule to accommodate events and performances.

Location: Canning, NS
Note: Must have own transportation, Ross Creek Centre is not on a public bus route. *Potential to stay onsite for a short period.

Deadline: ASAP – we will hire the right person when they apply!

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    Job Description:

    Do you care about the environment, passing on knowledge and making Ross Creek beautiful and sustainable? We are looking for a person 30 or under (for funding reasons) who has graduated from college or university and/or has relevant life/work  experience. The job includes both looking after the structures and the property and running environmental programs in collaboration with our arts programmers. 

    Rate: $35,000-$38,000 to start depending on level of experience

    Benefits: Co-pay health & dental package, creative renewal, etc. 

    Type of Employment: salaried, onsite work with  flexible schedule to accommodate events and performances.

    Location: Canning, NS
    Note: Must have own transportation, Ross Creek Centre is not on a public bus route. *Potential to stay onsite for a short period.

    Deadline: ASAP – we will hire the right person when they apply!

    Click here for full job info.

      To Apply

      Email:  chris@artscentre.ca
      Subject line:  EMPLOYMENT 2023 – [position]

      Please Include:

        1. Cover letter addressed to Ms. Chris O’Neill with the name of the position for which you are applying, detailing what you think you can bring to Ross Creek.
        2. CV with specifics on related education and/or experience
        3. Two references who can discuss your work experience, relevant skills, dependability, work ethic, and general awesomeness.

      All attached documents should be in MS Word or PDF format. Due to funding requirements, all applicants must be a Canadian citizen OR a permanent resident who is legally entitled to work in Canada. See individual postings for other requirements. If you need any accommodations to apply, please let us know — we are happy to help.

      Are you an artist educator?

      We’re looking to add to our roster of talented artist faculty members, who encourage a sense of wonder and creativity in all who take part in our children, youth, and adult programs. We treasure excellent instructors; Those who understand our philosophy and want to educate of the next generation of artists or inspire lifelong learning in adults. Does this sound like you? Apply now!

      For our current or former faculty members: We really appreciate you taking 5 minutes to fill in this form so we can ensure we have the right contact information and know whether we should contact you for teaching opportunities.