Museum Development Workers Required
BC Interior Forestry Museum and Discovery Centre
Position One 2021-05-18 until 2021-8-14
Position Two 2021-06-15 until 2021 - 9- 06
Hourly wage: $16.50 based on a 5 day, 35 hour week. Weekend work is required.
The Forestry Museum provides a growing range of forest heritage exhibits 3 km North of town. We need your expertise and enthusiasm to create a great visitor experience for guests. If you are college age and returning to study in fall you are eligible. Can you gather information, work well as part of a team, and interact with the public of all ages, if so we would like you to consider this position. You need a good level of fitness and mobility as the job involves outdoor grounds maintenance and walking about our 15 hectares of trails. Your own transport is essential. We operate in a Covid Safe work environment.
Both roles have a marketing, volunteer retention and recruitment focus to it. The positions will involve the ongoing archiving of the extensive collection of articles, books, photographs and historical items in our growing collection. This will require training in the use of the Past Perfect Archiving Software, so some basic knowledge of databases and Microsoft Office is needed. An interest in art, design, events and a background in a creative area of study is appreciated. Both are frontline positions working under the supervision of the Museum Director . Contact with our museum visitors is key to the role so a pleasant disposition and a warm friendly attitude is required to enhance the visitors’ experience. Money handling and previous cash experience is a benefit as we operate a gift shop stocked with local arts and crafts and rely on donations for admissions. We need to maintain clear and accurate financial records daily. Some sales experience would be helpful in both positions. The successful candidates will be given both indoor and outdoor projects. You you will be a college student eligible for the Young Canada Works program and must be returning to school at the end of the summer. Punctuality and reliability are essential in these roles.
The deadline for applying is 7th May 2021 and applications with resume and cover letters will be accepted by e-mail to email@example.com