Museum Education Assistant [Aurora]

Museum Education Assistant



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Museum Education Assistant




Aurora Historical Society


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Aurora, ON


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$14.00 per hour


Job Description:


The Aurora Historical Society is seeking a Museum Education Assistant to assist staff at Hillary House National Historic Site with creating and running programs and events throughout our 2019 season. This position will provide valuable experience for those considering a career in history, museum studies, education, or event planning.

30 hours per week, $14.00 per hour, for 14 weeks starting May 8, 2019

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

Assist the Education, Programming, and Outreach Officer, with various tasks relating to public programming, school programs, special events, public tours, and children's activities
Develop programs and activities including determining the resources needed, set up/take down and engage with visitors
Deliver activities for public program days (e.g. Doors Open, Aurora Street Festival)
Assist museum staff with other responsibilities as needed


Previous experience working with the public in a structured setting, in a paid and/or volunteer capacity
Candidate must be between the ages of 15-29 and legally entitled to work in Canada
Please note that Hillary House is open Wednesday to Sunday, please be prepared to work weekends and some evenings
Must possess or be willing to train for Standard 1st Aid & CPR
Must possess or be willing to obtain a Vulnerable Sectors Screening
Strong interpersonal skills
Computer skills
Able to take initiative and work independently as well as in a team setting

Additional Information:

This position is dependent on funding through Canada Summer Jobs. Only successful candidates will be contacted.

Please submit your resume and cover letter to Erika Baird,