Community and Education Programs Assistant [Orillia]

Community and Education Programs Assistant 



Job Title:


Community and Education Programs Assistant 




Orillia Museum of Art & History 


Job Type:

Temporary Job (Summer, Student, Seasonal, etc...)


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Orillia, Georgian / Huron / Simcoe Region, Ontario 


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Job Description:


The Orillia Museum of Art & History seeks a post-secondary student to fill the position of Community and Education Programs Assistant for the summer. The candidate will be expected to assist with and facilitate community and education programs. The candidate may also be required to assist museum staff and volunteers with various functions of a not-for profit heritage organization, including, but not limited to, fundraising, administration, museum store procedures and displays, point-of-sale use, and promotion of the museum.

Eligible candidates will be a student returning to post-secondary education, preferably in a related field (Archival, Library or Museum Studies, History or Arts and/or Education). This position is limited to students or recent graduates who meet the Young Canada Works program’s set criteria and have registered with the online database at Intermediate computer skills are required, while familiarity with database applications, design and website applications, are a definite asset. Applicant must be able to work independently with good clerical accuracy, and have the ability to organize and plan. Time management is also required. Must have impeccable interpersonal skills and the ability to engage and motivate others. Knowledge of artistic techniques, materials and best teaching practices an asset. Must have excellent English skills, including good verbal and excellent writing abilities, oral French language skills are an asset. Must have excellent customer service skills and a pleasant manner.
Applicant will need a recent (within the last year) clean police check including a Vulnerable Sector check.

Length of position: 16 weeks
# of positions: 1
Hours/Week: 40 hrs/week hourly: $14/hr

The Orillia Museum of Art & History is an equal opportunity employer and has in place a Human Resources Policy that it follows with regard to hiring practices for applicants and the participation of the Government of Canada’s job equity groups.

Deadline for application for this position is Friday, April 20 2018 by 4pm.

Applications may be submitted, in confidence, by e-mail, mail, or dropped off in person to the attention of:

Ninette Gyorody
Orillia Museum of Art & History
30 Peter Street S.
Orillia, ON
L3V 5A9
Tel: (705) 326-2159 x101


The support of Canadian Heritage through the Young Canada Works in Heritage Organizations program is gratefully acknowledged.