Job Title: Museum Assistant
Start Date: May 1, 2017 to August 27, 2017
Schedule: 7 hours per day, 5 days a week. Candidates must be available to work weekends.
Job Description: The Museum Assistant assists the Lacombe & District Historical Society to deliver on-going cultural and tourism services and host special events during local Festivals at the Museums in Lacombe. Their duties include; welcoming and providing local tourism information to visitors, delivering guided tours and programs, creating and updating online content, and working in the archives.
Candidates must meet the eligibility criteria of the Young Canada Works Student/ Canada Summer job programs. Ideal candidates include post-secondary students pursuing studies in a related field and/or wanting to pursue a career in the cultural, tourism and/or non-profit sectors. Strong computer and communications skills are required.
Due to the historic nature of our buildings, access to these buildings is limited and not wheel chair accessible. Ability to do some lifting is also required.
Applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to the Lacombe & District Historical society electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org or in person/ by mail to the Michener House Museum at 5036 - 51 Street Lacombe, T4L 1W2.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview. The application deadline is Friday April 7, 2017. Up to a maximum of 5 visitor services officers will be hired for the 2017 summer season depending on grants received by the society.
We thank all interested applicants! The Museum also has many volunteer opportunities that you can learn about on our blog at mhma3.blogspot.ca