Summer Interpreter

Posted on March 31, 2019. Region: Moose Jaw, SK

THE WESTERN DEVELOPMENT MUSEUM – MOOSE JAW
is now accepting applications for the following position
Summer Interpreter

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:
Reporting to the Education/Public Programs Coordinator, the Summer Interpreter will be responsible for the development and delivery of programming for a minimum of six (6) community outreach
opportunities. The Summer Interpreter will provide excellent visitor services by creating a welcoming museum atmosphere and proving exceptional reception and gift shop services. The Summer Interpreter will also assist with school programs, public programs and special events as necessary.
Weekend work is required. Only students continuing full-time post-secondary studies in the fall semester will be considered.

DUTIES:
• Develop and implement six (6) community outreach programs
o Determine and evaluate possible organizational partnerships
o Investigate outreach opportunities
o Assess the needs of potential participants
o Assess volunteer and staff requirement
o Identify applicable artifacts to be highlighted
o Determine appropriate activities
o Develop budget and marketing plan
• Provide excellent visitor services, reception and Gift Shop services
o Provides exceptional customer service by greeting visitors appropriately, orienting them to the Museum, and addressing any questions or concerns.
o Coordinates reception and gift shop services including processing admissions, membership and retail sales.
• Contribute to reviews of Museum educational and public programming activities
• Participate in the day to day operation of the Museum
o Implementation of established Museum educational programming and special events
o Conduct school and public tours

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Minimum two (2) years of post-secondary education in a related field of study, preferably History or Education
• Self-motivated and able to work independently
• Willing to work weekends
• Have a proven interest in Saskatchewan and Canadian history
• Have a proven interest in education and working with children
• Have superb organizational skills
• Have excellent written and oral communication skills

CONDITIONS: $13/hour
Employee Benefits Plan as per WDM Employees’ Handbook
Term: May 5, 2019 to August 24, 2019
Hours: 8 hours per day – 40 hours per week, will include weekends
The successful candidate will be required to undergo a criminal record check

Candidates must meet the Young Canada Works eligibility requirements which include:
• are a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident, or have refugee status in Canada (nonCanadians holding temporary work visas or awaiting permanent status are not eligible);
• are legally entitled to work in Canada;
• will be between 16 and 30 years of age at the start of employment;
• are willing to commit to the full duration of the work assignment;
• will not have another full-time job (over 30 hours a week) during the Young Canada Works
(YCW) work assignment;
• have been a full-time high school, college, CEGEP or university student (as defined by their
educational institution) in the semester preceding the YCW work assignment; and
• intend to return to full-time studies in the semester following the YCW work assignment.

Application deadline: April 13, 2019

Apply to:
Summer Interpreter Selection Committee
Western Development Museum - Moose Jaw
50 Diefenbaker Drive
Moose Jaw, SK S6J 1L9

By E-mail: [email protected]
Written or email applications only, please.

Only applications selected for an interview will be contacted.
The WDM will conduct a screening process that is fair and equitable.

Location:

50 Diefenbaker Drive
Moose Jaw, SK

Job type: Seasonal

Contact Information

Summer Interpreter Selection Committee
Phone:
Email: [email protected]

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