Discovery North Bay Museum is hiring a historical interpreter who will be responsible for delivering museum programs and tours at Discovery North Bay Museum while conducting historical research and working with the public in a retail setting.
This position will run for approximately 11 weeks for 30 hours a week at $14.00 an hour.
Description of Duties
• Welcome visitors and conduct tours of museum when requested
• Provide historical walking tours of downtown North Bay
• Provide customer service by performing reception, cashier, and retail duties in museum gift shop
• Provide community outreach in support of museum programming
• Perform maintenance work when required
• Conduct historical research to enhance existing walking tours and haunted hikes
• Assisting with creation of a plan for modified permanent exhibits
Desired Skills and Qualifications:
• Demonstrated interest in local history and excellent written and oral communication skills
• Ability to conduct research independently
• Experience working with Microsoft Office Suite
• Experience providing tours in a museum setting an asset
• Experience working with children in educational setting an asset
In order to be eligible for this position, applicants must meet Canada Summer Jobs funding eligibility which states that eligible candidates:
• are between 15 and 30 years of age;
• have been registered as a full-time student in the previous academic year and intend to return to school on a full-time basis in the next academic year;
• are Canadian citizens or permanent residents or have official refugee protection status under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (foreign students are not eligible); and
• are legally entitled to work in Canada, according to relevant provincial/territorial legislation and regulations.
*This position is available subject to the availability of funding from Canada Summer Jobs.
Discovery North Bay Museum welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.*