Summer Student Assistant Museum Manager
- Program stream: Young Canada Works in Heritage Organizations
- Job title: Assistant Museum Manager
- Organization name: Backus-Page House Museum
- Job location: Wallacetown, Ontario
- Length of assignment: 12 weeks
- Hourly wage: $14.00
Tyrconnell Heritage Society and Backus-Page House Museum are seeking a post-secondary student to fill a position for the 2018 summer season near Wallacetown, Ontario (www.backuspagehouse.ca). Duties will include museum tours, visitor services, site programming and office administration with an emphasis on marketing, correspondence, and database entry. Additional tasks may include, but are not limited to heritage gardening, research, creation of exhibit and educational programs, site interpretation and public relations. Requirements – computer and social media experience, current First Aid and CPR certification, current police check, excellent written and verbal communication skills, the ability to multi task and strong public interaction skills. The candidate must be able to lead and instruct individuals in recreational and leisure programs as well as plan, implement, promote, organize, and deliver outdoor and museum programs, visitor services and other Backus-Page House Museum events. The candidate must be available to work a variety of shifts including weekends and holidays.
This position is posted with grant approval for an employment term subsidy from Young Canada Works through the Canadian Museum Association.
To be eligible to apply for this position, applicants must meet the following criteria:
Registered in the YCW online candidate inventory (see www.young-canada-works.canada.ca for information on how to register)
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
Are legally entitled to work in Canada
Is a Canadian citizen or permanent resident, or have refugee status in Canada (note: Non-Canadian students holding temporary works visas or waiting permanent status are not eligible)
Must be between 16 and 30 years of age at start of employment
Meet the eligibility criteria of the program for which you have been approved
Are willing to commit to the full duration of the work assignment
The employment term will run from mid-May to the last day of August.
Rate of pay will be $14.00 per hour.
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Tyrconnell Heritage Society
Box 26, 29424 Lakeview Line