East Coulee School Museum

Heritage Interpreter (Guide)

Our Heritage Interpreter delivers a variety of public programs, including Guided Tours, our 1930's style classroom program, etc. They also provide customer service by assisting in the Café, Gift Shop, and Admissions Desk. Responsibilities are diverse; duties involve prolonged walking, standing, and sitting. All staff is expected to complete varied tasks and contribute to the team's efforts. We are committed to providing safe, inclusive, and caring work environment,while creating exceptional experiences for visitors.We are searching for positive & enthusiastic individuals with great communication skills and a love of learning. We are lookingfor post-secondary students that are returning to school in the fall. A background in museum studies, education, performing arts, archaelogy, anthropology, sociology, history, or tourism is preferred. Be sure to highlight any relevant work experience you have in customer service, working with children or families, food service, communications, or performance.

Job Term - approx. May 1 to Sept 4, 2023

All applicants will need to eligible for the Young Canada Works (YCW) student job program and be available for the entire contract period (May to August, and preferably through the September holiday weekend). Be prepared to work all weekends in July & August.

NOTE: This position is funded by Young Canada Works, and successful candidates must meet the following eligibility requirements of the YCW program and be:

Canadian citizens, permanent residents, or have refugee status; Legally able to work in Canada; Between 16 and 30 years of age at the beginning of placement; Willing to commit to the entire term of placement; Not have another full-time job during the YCW placement; Registered in the YCW online candidate inventory; Registered as a full-time student in the semester preceding the YCW job; Planning to return to full-time studies in the semester immediately following the YCW term.

To apply send your resume and cover letter answering the following question: How did teachers in the 1930s keep their class in line? -vgiven@ecsmuseum.ca

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