New Summer Position – Visitor Experience Attendant

Temporary Summer Positions Now Accepting Applications

Closing date for application:  Wednesday, May 11, 2022 

One of the largest square footage art galleries in Alberta, the Art Gallery of Grande Prairie is a place of art preservation, inspiration and exploration. We offer free admission, tours, programs, and activities for all ages. The Art Gallery presents an average of twelve art exhibitions per year and welcomes over 20,000 visitors annually.

Reporting to the Manager, Development and Administration

Position start date:  Flexible, anticipated start May 20, 2022
Position end date: August 28, 2022

Work Schedule:
Thursdays: 1pm – 9pm
Fridays: 10am – 5pm
Saturdays: 10am – 5pm
Sundays: 1 – 5pm

Hours:  23 hours/week
Wage: $17/hour


Specific Duties:

  • Work from the front reception desk and greet all visitors and offer information on exhibitions and programs.
  • Answer a wide range of general questions from visitors, in person, by phone and email.
  • Maintain a fundamental level of knowledge about the Art Gallery’s exhibitions and programs.
  • Provide brief informal tours to visitors as required.
  • Receive and forward calls to staff.
  • Receive payments for registration, operating cash and issuing receipts according to gallery policies.
  • Maintain lobby / reception tidiness, keeping area organized and arrange and replenish public information and literature displays.
  • Tidy and spot-clean front entrance and other public areas as required.
  • Monitor exhibition areas by video surveillance.
  • Perform opening and closing procedures as specified.


Skills and Abilities

  • Administrative skills; templates, data entry, organizing, filing, archiving
  • Computer literacy; MAC environment, Adobe Illustrator/In Design, Microsoft Office
  • Working with the public and delivering a positive experience for visitors



  • A Certificate, Diploma or Degree in Fine Arts, Art History, Curatorial or Museum Studies from an accredited education program with a specialization in a Fine Arts related discipline OR equivalent experience.



Please send a cover letter and CV, and any inquiries, to:


Attn: Brittany Kelsey
103, 9839 – 103 Avenue
Grande Prairie, AB
T8V 6M7

Closing date for application:  Wednesday, May 11, 2022


We thank all who may apply, and only those who are short-listed will be contacted for an interview.



Posted May 5, 2022 in News