- Program stream: Young Canada Works in Both Official Languages
- Job title: Bilingual Guide
- Organization name: Fredericton Outdoor Summer Theatre (FrOST)
- Job location: Fredericton, New Brunswick
- Length of assignment: 2017-05-29 to 2017-09-04 (10 weeks)
- Hourly wage: $11.00
Bilingual Guide, Historic Garrison District, Fredericton NB
$11 per hour Start date- May 29, 2017 End date Sept 4, 2017 (subject to change based on funding)
Job description - This position is ideally suited to a fluently bilingual candidate with an interest in history and the ability to share that enthusiasm with a diverse clientele including children, school groups, family audiences and both local and tourist populations. The job entails providing guided tours and other hands-on, interactive learning programs focusing on the history of Fredericton, New Brunswick and Canada.
Candidates should have superior communications and people skills. Experience in history, architecture, theatre and education plus working with children and/or tourists would be assets. In addition, knowledge of local history and interest in military history plus abilities in performing or storytelling are preferable. Musical ability including either singing or playing an instrument would be desirable.
Candidates will need to prepare an audition and undergo an interview to demonstrate their suitability and ability to perform these tasks. For remote recruits this can arranged by phone and Skype or some similar video conferencing program.
Please email applications to Calithumpians@gmail.com. The deadline for application is May 15, 2017.
Appropriate candidates will be invited to an interview and audition process wherein their candidacy will be reviewed and evaluated based on their ability and suitability to the position. Only candidates registered on YCW website will be considered for these positions.
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Characteristics of City/Region:
Fredericton is Canada's only bilingual provincial capital in Canada's only bilingual province! We have been doing this signature interpretation program at this national historic site for over 25 years. Fredericton is the capital of New Brunswick and as such offers much in terms of cultural amenities and historical ambience. Fredericton is a bilingual government town with two universities and many recreational opportunities for outdoor pursuits http://www.city.fredericton.nb.ca/
Our company is marking 36 years as a heritage interpretation provider in 2017 and is one of the keystone attractions in this national historic site providing educational and interpretive activities. Our website also provides some background on all of our activities; see www.calithumpians.com .
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