Visitor Liaison and Experience Specialist [Agassiz]

Visitor Liaison and Experience Specialist



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Visitor Liaison and Experience Specialist




Agassiz-Harrison Historical Society and Museum


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Summer Contract


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Agassiz, BC


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Are you passionate about the history of the Fraser River Valley? Are you familiar with the indigenous, farming, logging, and recreational communities within the Agassiz-Harrison Valley? Do you enjoy working with the public, object, and archival collections? Then consider joining the Agassiz-Harrison Museum and Visitor Information Centre (, located in the heart of downtown Agassiz. The members and volunteers of the Agassiz-Harrison Historical Society have been preserving and sharing the stories of the District of Kent and the Village of Harrison Hot Springs for four decades.

Are you familiar with Windows operating systems, Microsoft Office, Adobe, Epson, and Cannon software? Are you dedicated, hardworking, detail oriented and capable of lifting up to 50 lbs? Can you work as part of a small, effective team and independently? Do you want to make a big difference to our unique community?

We are looking for a Visitor Liaison and Experience Specialist who will welcome visitors to our museum and visitor information centre, train and assist volunteers staffing the museum and visitor information centre, stock and manage the daily transactions in our gift shop, track and enter visitor statistics, develop and deliver museum tours, assist with organizing and executing summer open house events, and liaise with community businesses and organizations to promote museum and visitor information centre exhibits and events over a 16 week period. Candidates should either be nearing completion of or have their high-school diploma and may be pursuing, or have completed post-secondary studies in the fields of anthropology, museum studies, tourism management, or hospitality management. We will provide you with training in current museum standards and best practices and the development and delivery of public programs.

This is a 16 week position subject to funding by the Canada Summer Jobs program.

Eligibility criteria include:

• be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment;
• be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act for the duration of the employment*; and,
• have a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment and be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations.

*International students are not eligible participants. International students include anyone who is temporarily in Canada for studies and who is not a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person who has been granted refugee status in Canada.

Interested? Please send your resume and a cover letter detailing your experience and interest in this position via email to the attention of the Manger/Curator at Upon receipt of your application, an eligibility questionnaire will be sent to you that must be completed in order for you to be considered as a candidate for the position.