Youth Art Enrichment: Call for Instructors: DEADLINE EXTENDED

EXTENDED Closing Date for Applications: Dec 13, 2019 @ 4:30 pm

KIAC is seeking instructors for Youth Art Enrichment, a four-day intensive arts program for Yukon high school students, held in Dawson City, Yukon in March 22 – 27, 2020. Each instructor will teach a group of eight to twelve youth in their selected medium for the duration of the program.

The goal of the Youth Art Enrichment program is to provide Yukon youth who have an interest in the arts and creative industries with an intensive learning experience in one discipline, giving them time to develop skills and to learn from professional artists.

Examples of previous Youth Art Enrichment mediums include: Encaustics, Screen-printing, Digital Photography, Carving, Film, Animation, Improv & Acting, Mixed Media, Beading, Drawing, Painting, Paper-making. We are open to new ideas!

Learn more about the program here.


Interested candidates should be practicing artists who have experience working with and instructing youth (ages 13 and up) in an educational environment. Candidates may be self-taught or have institutional training in the arts. Candidates should have excellent communication and organizational skills.
Please note: successful candidates will be required to provide a criminal record check prior to confirmation.


March 22-27, 2020 (class time runs from March 23-26).


$35.00/hr for class time, preparation time, final exhibition, and clean up – a total of 38 hours. KIAC also provides a travel subsidy (to/from Whitehorse), a per diem for 6 days, 3 meals per day (provided buffet-style at KIAC with students and chaperones), and hotel accommodation for out-of-town instructors.

How to apply:

Complete the Instructor Application Form found below and email it to

If you find the application form too formal and would like to describe your art practice and experience working with youth in a different way (ex: in person, on the phone, etc), please contact the KIAC Programs Managers at (867) 993-5005 or We would be happy to work out an alternative method of application!

Fillable Word Doc: 2020 YAE Instructor Application Doc

PDF: 2020 YAE Instructor Application PDF

*We recommend using the fillable form for legibility and variability of question field size.

EXTENDED Closing Date for Applications: Dec 13, 2019 @ 4:30 pm

For more information, please contact KIAC Programs Managers Catherine Lalonde and Devon Berquist at or 867-993-5005.