Museum Assistant

  • Volet de programme : Jeunesse Canada au travail dans les établissements du patrimoine
  • Titre de l'emploi : Museum Assistant
  • Nom de l’organisme : Valemount Museum
  • Lieu de l’emploi : Valemount, Colombie-Britannique
  • Durée de l'emploi : 2017-07-01 à 2017-09-04 (9 semaines)
  • Salaire horaire : 13,00 $

Position: Museum Assistant. July 1, 30 hrs/wk, 9 wks, $13.00/hr

Job Description: The student will be the main attendant of the Museum and its guests during the summer months (July and August). The employee will be responsible to report on the daily activities at the museum. The shifts will be either opening (10 am to 4 pm) or closing (12 pm to 6pm) the museum for 5 days per week over a 9 week period. The employee will be responsible to learn all tasks of both shifts including some cleaning as well as acting as cashier for admissions and retail sales. They will be required to learn the history of our museum as well as some local history so that they may be able to easily communicate with our guests. As an ambassador to both the museum and the community they will be required to engage guests with conversation and general assistance. There will be several computer projects for the staff to work on so candidates will need to possess computer and internet knowledge. The employee will assist with the weekly Children's Program as well as scheduled events. The ideal candidate will be a local high school student who is articulate, enthusiastic and displays confidence with others. A second language will be an asset but not a requirement. Basic computer and internet knowledge along with familiarity with social media are required as well as an interest in local history. Some additional hours in June and September may be available at the museum and for special events during the year.

Candidates must be willing to register as YCW candidates. Visit www.youngcanadaworks.gc.ca for all eligibility details and for registration.

Please submit your resume by email to administrator@valemountmuseum.ca or by mail to Valemount Museum,

Box 850, Valemount, BC V0E 2Z0

Deadline for application is June 15, 2017


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