Heritage Interpreter

  • Volet de programme : Jeunesse Canada au travail dans les établissements du patrimoine
  • Titre de l'emploi : Heritage Interpreter
  • Nom de l’organisme : Copperbelt Railway & Mining Museum (CRMM)
  • Lieu de l’emploi : Whitehorse, Yukon
  • Durée de l'emploi : 2017-06-30 à 2017-08-31 (9 semaines)
  • Salaire horaire : 16,00 $

The Copperbelt Railway & Mining Museum is seeking candidates for the position of Heritage Interpreter for the 2017 operating season.


The Heritage Interpreters will be responsible for providing the first-point of contact for visitors to the Copperbelt Railway & Mining Museum. They are expected to have a sophisticated level of knowledge of local history as it correlates to the mandate of the museum. They will also be expected to continue to develop their knowledge through research and inquiry. In addition to the day-to-day operations of the museum, the Heritage Interpreters will deliver interpretive tours, assist with self-guided tour orientation, provide animation of exhibits, assist with programs, and to work on the general maintenance of the facility, including work on the 'What We Grow - a look at heritage gardening and food sustainability in a northern climate' exhibit, as well as work with our collection.

The successful candidate will be a full-time student at either the secondary or post-secondary level, with an interest in any of the following (or related) fields: education, history, recreation, natural sciences or not-for-profit administration. This position requires an ability to communicate effectively in both English and French. This position requires a responsible, hard-working individual who is comfortable conducting research, speaking in public and leading events and activities. Knowledge of the history of Whitehorse, its economic development, heritage lifestyles, basic gardening and lesson planning would be considered an asset.


This position also requires excellent customer service & computer skills.


Current CPR/First Aid qualification would be considered an asset.


The successful candidate must be able to obtain a clear RCMP Vulnerable Persons' Clearance Check.


This position will run from May 15th - August 25th.

$16/hour.


Posting will close on May 1st, 2017.


For more information or to submit your application, please contact Angela Drainville at mchrs@northwestel.net or by phone at (867) 667-6355.



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