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"I’d like (once again) to express my gratitude for everything our leadership team did during this very challenging spring and summer. I believe this year, the team demonstrated us how much they care about the company and the people who work for Arts Commons. Staying true to the core values might be challenging but totally worth the effort! Thank you!

~ Arts Commons Staff Member

As the largest performing arts centre in Western Canada and the third largest in Canada, Arts Commons strives to break down barriers to cultural participation by providing an open, accessible, and inclusive gathering space in a central location. We welcome individuals to join our team who share our vision of building a creative and compassionate society, inspired through the arts. As one of Alberta's Top 75 Employers (2020), here are just a few things you can expect when you work at Arts Commons:

We offer a vibrant workplace – No matter what your position, you’ll find it exciting to work for an organization dedicated to community, creativity, and artistic excellence. We are looking for individuals who believe in our mission and live our values. Our team is made up of people with a diverse range of interests — singers, actors, musicians, playwrights, coaches, teachers, gamers, bakers, photographers, athletes, dancers. We even have furry, four-legged friends in the office. We value people with open minds, hearts, and arms, who strive to do the right thing and work to be their best. 

We are committed to inclusion, diversity, equity, and accessibility (I.D.E.A) – We work to remove barriers in collaboration with a broad range of voices. We are committed to making the arts accessible to everyone, offer equal employment opportunities regardless of race, religious beliefs, colour, gender, physical or mental disability, ancestry, age, place of origin, marital status, source of income, family status, sexual orientation. We have a dedicated IDEA Committee, are constantly working with community groups and partners to ensure opportunities are reaching far and wide, and are frequently engaging in staff training and events relating to IDEA. 

We offer competitive salary and benefits – Arts Commons offers a competitive salary and a wide range of benefits, including health benefits, flex days, RSP matching, and more.

We work as a team – In collaboration with and across departments and throughout our ecosystem, we are able to achieve our goals and create memorable experiences when we all work together.

We need your ideas – The success of Arts Commons depends on contributions from a wide range of voices. We value the many perspectives, experiences, and skills that our team members bring to the table and we foster a work environment filled with creative thinkers who are empowered to share their thoughts and ideas.

We want you to grow – We strive to provide professional development opportunities and support for employees to attend courses, seminars, and workshops to develop their skills and advance their careers.

To learn more about our organization, read the most recent Report to Community.

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