Seeking new Executive Director


The Kutenai Art Therapy Institute is a unique arts-oriented, community-based organization dedicated to the belief that the creative process is healing and life-enhancing, and that the expressive arts can contribute therapeutically to both individual and community health. We train culturally sensitive and responsive art therapists and provide art therapy as a community service. KATI has been successfully graduating art therapists from its two-year post-baccalaureate diploma program for 24 years.

Our ideal Executive Director will have a passionate commitment to KATI’s mission and values, excellent interpersonal and leadership skills, business and fund-raising experience, and the ability to generate new and diverse income streams. They will value collaboration and transparency, an inclusive approach, and respect for diversity. They will be an advocate for, and actively pursue the goals of decolonization, Indigenization and reconciliation.

In partnership with all KATI’s stakeholders, the Executive Director will help unfold our long-term vision, building on a strong culture of excellence in teaching, research and community engagement.

We are looking for someone who is who is seeking an opportunity to be of service in leading KATI through its next stage of growth. This is a part-time contract position averaging 20 hours per week at $30 per hour. The new Executive Director will begin at KATI in October 2019.

For more information on the Institute, we recommend a careful review of our website at To apply for this position, email your cover letter and CV to The application deadline is September 15th. Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.