Opportunities with the Tett Centre

 Please find all application links at the bottom of the page.


Are you a passionate arts leader with a desire to make a positive impact in the local community and beyond? Are you seeking an opportunity to bring your creativity and expertise in program development and communications to an established community arts centre? Are you conscientious about the needs of the local community with a desire to develop meaningful and engaging projects and programs representative of the multicultural diversity of Kingston?

If so, the Tett Centre for Creativity and Learning on Kingston’s beautiful waterfront has a unique opportunity for you!

We are currently seeking an energetic and passionate full-time Program and Communication Coordinator to develop, schedule and administer arts programs and events to enrich our vibrant community. The successful candidate will work collaboratively as an ambassador of our charitable arts organization with our resident arts organizations and artists, the Board of Directors, and the broader community to foster creativity and learning in the arts.  

Join our team of dedicated staff in a positive and cooperative work environment at one of Kingston’s finest heritage buildings. 


Opening Date: January 26th, 2021

Closing Date: February 16th, 2021 at 5:00 PM

Interested applicants are invited to submit an electronic cover letter and CV/resume to Nadine Baker, Director of the Tett Centre for Creativity and Learning before the closing date at:  director@tettcentre.org with the subject line ‘TCCL Position’.

Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

The TCCL is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to fair and accessible employment practices. We strongly support and value diversity in the workplace.

Information collected will be handled in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.



The Tett Centre for Creativity and Learning (TCCL) is a registered charitable organization that sustainably operates and activates the beautiful arts hub that is the J.K. Tett Centre.  
The Tett Centre’s mission is to be a welcoming destination where artists and the community come together to explore, create and be inspired. The Tett Board has recently gone through a governance review to strengthen its impact. We are pleased to welcome its newest Directors who have a love for the arts and bring knowledge and/or skills in one of more areas of board governance and leadership including strategic planning, fiscal and legal oversight, community engagement, fundraising, human resources and policy development. We are committed to representing the diversity of the City of Kingston on our board .

While we are happy to receive indications of interest and to answer any questions about TCCL Board service, we are not accepting applications at this time. 

Jan Allen -  Chair, TCCL Board of Directors







Calling all artists, creatives, and art educators! Do you have workshop ideas for the Tett Centre’s upcoming 2020 programming? We are looking for unique programs, not running anywhere else in the city. 

This opportunity is open to artists working is ALL disciplines, who have experience teaching to people of various ages and abilities and welcome the opportunity to explore the arts with diverse groups. The Creativity Series workshops are offered to participants ages 16 and up, who want to discover new mediums, learn new skills, and develop their ideas.

Applicants must have previous teaching experience, and produce individual work that shows mastery of technique or medium. Please email Danielle at arts@tettcentre.org for an application. Thank you. 



  • Art Instructors
  • Volunteers: Workshop Assistants/Greeters

Kids Creativity Club is a Saturday morning drop-in art program at the Tett Centre for Creativity & Learning. It is an opportunity for children and their families to experience the arts together. Each week participants can enjoy a variety of hands-on, creative arts activities with local artists and volunteers. Come and explore, create, and be inspired at the Tett!

Kids Creativity Club runs September - May | Saturday's 10am-12pm
Interested in volunteering or instructing with KCC? Contact Danielle at arts@tettcentre.org





Interested in being a volunteer with the Tett Centre for Creativity & Learning?

Are you enthusiastic about the arts and looking for a way to be more integrated and involved in the Kingston arts community? Are you looking to expand your resume, meet new people, or fulfill your 40 hours of community service hours to graduate? We invite you to join our friendly and dedicated team!

The Tett Centre for Creativity and Learning is alive with excitement and we need your help! We have an ongoing need for year around volunteers to greet our guests, help with registration, assist with programming and workshops and more. We require passionate volunteers for a variety of upcoming events including: 

  • Arts at the Tett Summer Camp - August
  • Culture Days - September 
  • PA Days - Fridays
  • Kids Creativity Club - Saturday Mornings
  • Tett Tuesday - Monthly
  • Family Day - Spring

Special Event Hosts and Greeters

  • this is a customer service position providing information and direction to the public
  • welcome guests and collect donations at the door for various events
  • assist with program registration

Capacity Monitors

  • monitor and control building capacity in collaboration with Floor Coordinators

Workshop Assistant

  • provide support to Tett art educators and artists during various workshops
  • help set up, maintain, and clean up the studio space
  • welcome, register, and assist students throughout each event
  • manage art materials
  • photography for events

Tett Tour Guide

  • become a Tett expert
  • enjoy touring locals, visitors from around the world, and school groups around the Tett Centre

If any of the above positions appeal to you and you have a valid CPIC please email: volunteer@tettcentre.org for any questions.  The benefits of being on our Tett Volunteer Roster include reward incentives, experience working in an arts focused environment, involvement in exciting arts programming and more!

Find the application HERE! Print and fill it out and bring it to our office (Mon. to Friday, 9am-5pm) at 111 on the lake level. 



For opportunities within our resident tenant organizations, please find their contact information on our 'Who's at the Tett' page HERE