Summer Positions for Students at Island Mountain Arts

Island Mountain Arts is seeking students to fill a number of positions available for the summer. The positions are open to College or University Students, who are returning to full time studies in the fall.

Island Mountain Arts is a vibrant arts organization that provides innovative cultural programming in north central BC. In addition to the Public Gallery, the organization annually presents the ArtsWells Festival and the Summer School of the Arts, the International Celtic Harp School, the Toni Onley Artists’ Project for Emerging and Professional Artists and a variety of additional events and workshops. IMA’s Public Gallery features exhibits by artists from western Canada and beyond. For more information see

Wells, BC Wells is a tiny community 80 km east of Quesnel, near Barkerville Historic Town and Bowron Lakes Provincial Park.  It is known as a destination for the arts, heritage and outdoor pursuits.  For more information see

Candidate Profile:

•Full-time returning student in a field related to the position, e.g. fine arts, theatre

•Interest and/or skills in the fine or performing arts, arts administration & education

•Excellent interpersonal skills

•Excellent communication skills: written and verbal; fluent in English

•Proven computer skills: word processing, spreadsheets, e-mail, data entry

•Able to work independently and as part of a team

•Attention to detail, thorough, conscientious, creative, and with a sense of humor

•Willingness to live and work in a small town, rural environment

•A passion or interest in the outdoors and a Valid BC driver's license are assets

•Legally entitled to work in Canada, between 16 and 30 years of age, and a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or have refugee status in Canada.

Rate of pay: $12.50/hr. – 35 - 40 hours per week

Term of Employment: 12 - 14 weeks, May to August 

Please email your cover letter and resume to:

Julie Fowler, Executive Director

Island Mountain Arts & the ArtsWells Festival of All Things Art

Box 65, Wells, BC, V0K 2R0

Toll Free: 1-800-442-2787

Fax: 250-994-3433