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Fall 2017 Assistant Museum Manager (Student age 16 to 30)

The Tyrconnell Heritage Society and Backus-Page House Museum are seeking a post-secondary student to fill a position for September and October, 2017 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 research, creation of exhibits, site interpretation and public relations. Requirements – some 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 an employment term subsidy of 6 weeks 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.youngcanadaworks.ca for information on how to register)

Do not have another full time job (over 30 hours a week) while employed with the 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 January 2 to February 28, 2015.

Rate of pay will be $11.40 per hour.

Forward resumes by August 24, 2017 by email info@backuspagehouse.ca

Or mail to

Angela Bobier

Tyrconnell Heritage Society

Box 26, 29424 Lakeview Line, Wallacetown, ON

N0L 2M0

Only those receiving an interview will be contacted. 





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