Development Assistant


Vernon Public Art Gallery


Apr. 15, 2018

Organization Description:

The Vernon Public Art Gallery is a not-for-profit, charitable organization committed to fostering an appreciation of the visual arts for all members of the community. The Vernon Public Art Gallery is an important part of cultural tourism in the region, and is a centre for educational and cultural activities in the Okanagan.

VPAG presents exhibitions featuring emerging, mid-career and established artists working in a variety of media, including paintings, sculpture, video and installation art. VPAG is the largest public gallery in the North Okanagan and offers approximately 20 exhibitions per year for public viewing. The Gallery also offers an Art Rental Program and Gallery Shop. VPAG delivers programming and events for the community including artist talks, film screenings, workshops, and signature events.


Job Description:

Start date: May 14, 2018
End date: November 16, 2018


The Development Assistant position will be responsible for the following:

  • Developing fund development materials and plan for the organization
  • Researching potential funding sources
  • Providing support to Gallery operations as required is also expected


Education: Graduate of Post-Secondary Experience: working with the public, knowledge of Arts and Culture an asset, program development

Skills: takes initiative, excellent interpersonal/communication skills; excellent writing and editing skills; ability to work independently or as a team member; planning, organization and time management skills; research skills, cash management

Business Equipment usage: Proficient in the use of computers, Microsoft Office and internet applications; calculator; copy/fax machine

How to Apply:

Please email a full cover letter and resume to Dauna Kennedy, Executive Director, to complete the application process.



Contact Name: Dauna Kennedy
Contact Email:

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