“Community Art Program Coordinator” at Studio Central

Artbeat Studio Inc. is seeking a passionate and talented team member for the position of “Community Art Program Coordinator” at Studio Central; urban art centre, 444 Kennedy Street, Winnipeg.

Studio Central is a project of Artbeat Studio providing programming for residents of the Central Park, north Portage neighbourhood.  Programming at Studio Central provides opportunity for engagement with both visual and performing arts as a means of inspiring personal passion, building relationships, bridging diverse groups.

Please send your resume, with covering letter to:

Lucille Bart, Executive Director
Artbeat Studio, 62 Albert St.
Winnipeg, Manitoba,   R3B 1E9
Fax:  (204) 943-9973
Email:  lucille@artbeatstudio.ca

Please submit your resume and a cover letter by Friday, January 18th, 2013

The Community Art Program Coordinator reports to the Executive Director of Artbeat Studio Inc.  The Community Program Coordinator participates in community program development and implementation in accordance with the Mission, Vision, Values and Budget determined by the Artbeat Studio Board.

 This is a full time position commencing in March, 2013. Employment occurs Tuesday through Saturday with the possibility of additional hours required for oversight of special events. Reporting directly to Executive Director, this is a permanent position with a starting Salary is $33,000/year plus benefits.

Qualification and Experience: 

  • Formal studies in Fine Arts preferred with a range of technical skills and experience in visual, performance & recording arts.
  • Administration and program management including volunteer coordination and procurement of program materials and budgeting,
  • Community Development within highly diverse cultures with characteristics including mental illness, addictions and poverty.
  • Career Path mentoring particularly within the Arts and Culture field.
  • Communication; interpersonal and social media savvy

Personal Characteristics:

  • Empathic, caring and compassionate
  • Hospitable, welcoming and invitational
  • Contagiously energetic & inspiring
  • Creative, resourceful and task/project oriented
  • Highly organized with the ability to organize others
  • Confident and comfortable working with diverse populations.
  • Connected with local artists and the Winnipeg cultural scene

Administrative Roles


Public Relations
  • Facilitates participation of Artbeat Studio core program alumni
  • Engages tenants of 444 Kennedy
  • Engages Central Park community residents
  • Promotes programs (in-person, bulletins, and social media)
  • Informs visitors and guests of program possibilities


Volunteer Coordination
  • Recruits applications from volunteers for specific roles
  • Screens volunteers for appropriate placement
  • Trains and mentors volunteers
  • Provides timely schedules for all participants
  • Monitors, and evaluates performance
  • Recognizes, encourages, and appreciates unique contributions
  • Promotes volunteers along their career path


Program Implementation
  • Schedules daily Creative Technique programming
  • Inspires and animates ‘creative response’ from  participants
  • Schedules daily Café Central performances and rehearsals.
  • Oversees and promotes warm hospitality at S.C.
  • Promotes, facilitates & tracks ‘community-based’ projects/ performances


  • Maintains daily dialogue with Artbeat Studio E.D.
  • Tracks ‘volunteer’ involvement.
  • Prepares monthly activity reports.
  • Contributes to funding applications and reports as requested



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