CBU CO-OP ONLY – Ross Creek Centre for Arts, Financial and Resource Coordinator


Giving voice to Canadians through the arts, the Ross Creek Centre for the Arts is a multi-disciplinary arts education and development centre based on 186 acres of farm and forest in Nova Scotia’s Annapolis Valley.  Our facilities and programs are designed to serve the artistic and cultural communities of Nova Scotia, of Canada, and of the world, with a focus on professional artist development, youth education and Aboriginal arts programming. www.artscentre.ca / www.twoplanks.ca

Ross Creek is the place to be! With thousands of visitors, from 5 years old discovering the world of art for the first time, to professional artists and audiences.  It is a dynamic and exciting community. We take education and entertainment through the arts seriously, with a focus on creating a magical arts experience for all of our Ross Creek Community, from the small child coming for a day program to a professional actor living onsite for the summer to the audience member from overseas. You can be part of that, and help to create and maintain a sustainable arts centre for the wider community.

  • Duties:
    Strong English written and verbal abilities
  • Professional telephone & public speaking manner
  • Organizational skills and the ability to multitask
  • Professional, positive and creative attitude
  • Proficient computer use (Word, Excel & ideally – Quick Books and Access)
  • Reliable transportation
  • Interest, experience in and/or passion for the arts
  • Love of being with the public, children and artists
  • A great sense of humour and love of the outdoors
  • Be an ambassador at all times
  • Clean Criminal Background & Child Abuse Registry


To perform bookkeeping duties and resources management for the Ross Creek Centre for the Arts. In an
exciting and fast-paced atmosphere, the Financial and Resource Coordinator will:

  • Work closely with management to do data entry, bookkeeping, develop cash flows and work on monitoring budgets
  • Prepare files for year-end review, stabilizing our reporting formats, our policies and implement new adopted policies
  • Work with grant files, memberships and be able to learn from us but give us ideas and insights to make our systems more efficient and better for both the organization, our partners and public
  • Work closely with the theatre box office manager and the camp director
  • Help manage and improve our computerized database system
  • Assist with program and event planning and marketing

Application Details

Dates: May 2 to August 28, 2016
Salary: $10.60 per hour plus vacation pay
Location: Canning, NS
Note: Must have own transportation, Ross Creek Centre is not on a public bus route
For more information on this Co-op Opportunity or to apply:

Contact Carly Turnbull in the Student Affairs Center.

Phone: 902-563-1129.