Arts Program Instructors – All Disciplines


Minoru Seniors Society - City of Richmond


Apr. 3, 2018

Organization Description:

The Minoru Seniors Society currently operates the programming at Minoru Place Activity Centre, Richmond’s only dedicated facility for adults 55+. In fall 2018, the Minoru Seniors Society will be moving to its new home as part of Minoru Centre for Active Living. The Minoru Centre for Active Living will have dedicated arts, music and movement studios, and a fully equipped wood shop.


Job Description:

The Minoru Seniors Society is currently seeking instructors in all artistic disciplines to offer programs and workshops for adults ages 55+ starting in Fall 2018. Interested instructors should submit a program proposal. Proposed programs should foster an even mix of both creative process and technical skill in their learning approach and support artistic development in a creative and encouraging environment. Proposals in all artistic disciplines are encouraged but wood working and turning, fibre arts and creative writing are areas of special interest. 

Interested artists/ instructors should include the following in their submissions:

  • Program title
  • Program length and number of sessions
  • Program description 
  • Required supplies and equipment
  • Learning outcomes
  • Teaching resume including education and experience working with adults 55+


  • Plan and instruct group lessons in specific discipline for beginner to advanced levels for ages 55+
  • Communicate with participants and staff
  • Contribute to the welcoming and inclusive atmosphere of the Centre
  • Maintain the safety of the participants in the classes


  • Diploma or completion of second year Bachelor's Degree in related fine arts discipline
  • Minimum 2 years previous teaching experience with older adults
  • Proven ability to develop lessons plans and adjust lessons to a variety of skill levels
  • Strong organizational skills

How to Apply:

Please submit proposals attention to Melanie Burner, Community Facilities Coordinator at by April 3, 2018.


$25 - $29 per hour plus 4% in lieu of benefits based on experience as per Richmond Communities Associations’ Job Evaluation

Contact Name: Melanie Burner
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 604-238-8450

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