Museum Guide - Program Assistant

  • Volet de programme : Jeunesse Canada au travail dans les établissements du patrimoine
  • Titre de l'emploi : Museum Guide - Program Assistant
  • Nom de l’organisme : North Highlands Community Museum
  • Lieu de l’emploi : Dingwall, Nouvelle-Écosse
  • Durée de l'emploi : 2017-06-18 à 2017-08-26 (10 semaines)
  • Salaire horaire : 10,85 $

Museum Guide and Interpreter (4 positions)

Job Location: North Highlands Community Museum, Cape North, NS

Job Description: Students with skills and interest in the following areas are sought by the North Highlands Community Museum. Guides will:

• Provide educational tours of the museum to visitors

• Provide information on local geography, history, and culture

• Assist with demonstrations, workshops and other events

• Help maintain the museum and settler’s garden

• Assist with running gift shop, handling cash

• Keep records of museum visitors

• Assist with historical and genealogical research

• Assist with other museum operational needs


• Strong verbal communication skills

• Friendly manner, positive attitude

• Ability to work well as a team member

• Responsible & dependable

• Applicants must have been a full-time student in the semester preceding this job and intend to return to full-time studies in the semester following this job, and be between 16 and 30 years of age


• computer skills

• customer service experience

• experience handling cash

• knowledge of local North Highlands history and culture

Wages will be in the range of $10.60/hr for a 40 hour week, for 10 weeks, beginning June 19th and ending August 27th.

Application Procedure: Applicants must first register for this job on the Young Canada Works website under Heritage Organizations at

Please submit a letter of interest that speaks to relevant experience and provide a resume listing two references to:


North Highlands Community Museum

29243 Cabot Trail

Dingwall, NS

B0C 1G0

Application deadline is May 1, 2017

For Further information please contact the museum at

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