Youth Engagement Assistant [Cayuga]

Youth Engagement Assistant



Job Title:


Youth Engagement Assistant




Ruthven Park National Historic Site


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Job Description:


Ruthven Park National Historic Site is seeking a Youth Engagement Assistant for the 2018 summer season.
Reporting to the Education Coordinator, the duties of the successful candidate will include the following:
• Assist in the development of safe camp programming that makes use of Ruthven's unique historic and environmental location
• Run camp and school programs that encourage healthy child development and are sensitive to each participant's needs
• Provide support to Ruthven's Visitor Services team through delivering tours, light museum administration work, assisting with admissions, and other tasks as assigned
• Represent Ruthven at offsite education events
The successful candidate will be a university or college student who demonstrates the following qualities:
• Proven experience working / volunteering with children in a camp, museum, or school setting
• Enjoys working with children and the public
• Practices good problem-solving skills
• Current First Aid and CPR training
• Enjoys working both indoors and outdoors
• Able to work well in a team setting
This position would be ideal for a student studying one or more of the following fields:
• Education
• Science
• Environmental Studies
• Culture / History
• Hospitality / Tourism
Upon hiring, the successful candidate will be required to obtain a police record check.
Please note that this position is contingent upon the receipt of funding.
Apply with a resume and cover letter by Friday, April 20, 2018 at 5:00pm by email to:
Natalie Campbell, Education Coordinator
Ruthven Park National Historic Site
243 Haldimand Highway 54, Box 610
Cayuga ON, NOA 1E)
Phone: 905-772-0560
Only applicants who are selected for an interview will be contacted. We appreciate your interest in employment at Ruthven Park National Historic Site.