Museum Assistant

  • Program stream: Young Canada Works in Heritage Organizations
  • Job title: Museum Assistant
  • Organization name: Forestburg & District Museum
  • Job location: Forestburg, Alberta
  • Length of assignment: 2017-05-15 to 2017-08-04 (12 weeks)
  • Hourly wage: $16.00

Forestburg & District Museum

needs 1 full-time


For 12 weeks beginning May 29 and ending August 18, 2017


- Open museum to the public, help plan and deliver programs for children and adults

- Develop displays on community music and help organize concerts in bandstand on museum grounds

- Work on archival and catalogue records

- Must be 16 – 30 years old and a full-time university or college student returning to school in the fall; Arts or Education field preferred; musical, artistic or design talents would be an asset

- Need to be proficient in technology, have good communication and organization skills, be creative, enthusiastic and enjoy working with the public

- Rate of pay is $16/hour; 35 hour work week

Resumes to Forestburg Historical Society, Box 46, Forestburg, AB T0B 1N0 by May 24, 2017, email, or apply at

This position is funded through Young Canada Works. Applications are encouraged from the Government of Canada’s job equity groups - youth with a disability, Aboriginal youth, visible minorities and new Canadians.

Forestburg is a community of about 850 located in east central Alberta, about an hour's drive southeast of Camrose. Facilities include outdoor swimming pool, 9-hole golf course, riding arena, baseball diamonds, library with summer kids programs, two campgrounds and motels, Battle River Rail train tours.

For more information, contact Edith at 780-582-3790.

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