KidsCamp Assistant

  • Volet de programme : Jeunesse Canada au travail dans les établissements du patrimoine
  • Titre de l'emploi : KidsCamp Assistant
  • Nom de l’organisme : Grey Roots Museum & Archives
  • Lieu de l’emploi : Municipality of Georgian Bluffs, Ontario
  • Durée de l'emploi : 2017-06-11 à 2017-09-02 (12 semaines)
  • Salaire horaire : 12,23 $

Grey Roots Museum & Archives is looking for an outgoing and dedicated student aged 16-30 to assist us in offering our visitors the best experiences possible this summer. Grey Roots is home to Museum, Archives, Tourism services as well as Moreston Heritage Village for local visitors and travellers.

Position: KidsCamp Assistant (Student Position)

Wage range $12.23 - $13.51 per hour

Duration: Monday, May 8 to Friday August 25, 2017, 35 hours/week

Location: Grey Roots Museum & Archives

102599 Grey Road 18, RR4

Owen Sound, ON

N4K 5N6


*Assists in the recruitment and training of volunteers

*Conducts research and assists in preparing and carrying out eight weeks of KidsCamp activities.

*Providing Interpretation services for the exhibits within the main building at Grey Roots, which may include guided tours, participation in demonstrations, interaction with the public at special events

*Other duties as required

Job Requirements/Details:

*Good organization

*Good communication skills: verbal and written


Ideal candidates have taken courses in relevant disciplines (history, anthropology, museum studies, communications, education). The selected student will be responsible, able to follow directions well, and demonstrate an ability to work with minimal supervision. A keen interest in local history is also an asset. Candidates will have, or are willing to obtain, First Aid/CPR training and a police records check. Comfort using computers and office software is an asset. Strength to lift 50 lbs is an asset. Necessary training and support will be provided. Overtime, evening and weekend hours may be required. To qualify for this position, candidates must have been registered at a secondary or post-secondary institution in the last academic year and be returning to their studies in September 2017. Please direct your resume and cover to:

Susan Martin, Acting Heritage Interpretation Supervisor

Grey Roots Museum & Archives

102599 Grey Road 18, RR4

Owen Sound, ON

N4K 5N6

Please no telephone calls. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Any personal information submitted will be managed in accordance with the requirements of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and will be used only to determine eligibility for employment.

Characteristics of City/Region

Grey Roots Museum & Archives <> is a 39,000 square foot facility on 20 acres. In addition to the Museum & Archives, we also house Grey County Tourism and Economic Development <>. We are currently developing a Heritage Village on site <>. We are located just south of Owen Sound which was designated as a Cultural Capital of Canada in 2004. Grey Roots is hosts or is involved with a number of community events and school events, such as, but not limited to WWI Education Day, Moreston Grand Opening, the 155th Emancipation Celebration Festival and Pratie Oaten. Also see which mentions our exhibit From Slavery to Freedom: African Canadians in Grey County. Owen Sound, a friendly city, is the hub of a dominantly agricultural, rural community, but where business and industry also has a presence. Owen Sound is popular as a place to retire to, which its demographics reflect.

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