Curator assistant

  • Volet de programme : Jeunesse Canada au travail dans les établissements du patrimoine
  • Titre de l'emploi : Curator assistant
  • Nom de l’organisme : Pontiac Historical Society
  • Lieu de l’emploi : Shawville, Québec
  • Durée de l'emploi : 2017-06-24 à 2017-09-04 (11 semaines)
  • Salaire horaire : 11,25 $

Curator Assistant

Pontiac Museum

210 Lake Street

P.O. Box 1036

Shawville, Quebec, J0X 2Y0


Term of Appointment: June 24 to Sept. 4, 2017

Remuneration: $11.25 per hour, 37.5 hours/week


The Pontiac Historical Society is seeking a dynamic individual who will, under the supervision of the Curator, Pontiac Museum: maintain and improve exhibits on the history of the Pontiac; develop and implement strategies and plans to increase visitor attendance and community awareness of the Pontiac Museum; improve collections management documentation; and provide interpretation and guide services to the public during opening hours.


Qualifications:

- successful completion of Secondary 4 (Quebec) or equivalent

- knowledge of the history of Pontiac County, Quebec and Canada

- knowledge of the roles and activities of heritage organizations and specifically museums

- ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing

- ability to analyze and solve problems

- ability to work with others in a team environment

- demonstrated experience of word processing (e.g. MS Word).


This position requires the use of both official languages (English and French).


General Eligibility Criteria

You are eligible if you:

- are a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident, or have refugee status in Canada;

- Note: Non-Canadian students holding temporary work visas or awaiting permanent status are not eligible.

- are legally entitled to work in Canada;

- are between 16 and 30 years of age at the start of employment;

- meet the eligibility criteria of the YCW program for which you are applying;

- are registered in the YCW on-line candidate inventory;

- are willing to commit to the full duration of the work assignment;

- do not have another full-time job (over 30 hours a week) while employed with YCW;

- have been a full-time student (as defined by your educational institution) in the semester preceding the YCW job;

- intend to return to full-time studies in the semester following the YCW job.


Note: Students with a disability are eligible for part-time work.


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