Summer Museum Assistant

Posted on February 13, 2017. Region: Swift Current, SK

Are you a student between the ages of 16 and 30 who is legally entitled to work in Canada and who is returning to post-secondary education in the fall? Are you interested in history and natural history and people? Would you like to spend your summer in a work environment that’s friendly and positive, in a village next to one of Canada’s most beautiful national parks? Would you like the chance to work with fascinating projects and make friends from all over the world?

If so, you should consider applying for this full time position open with Prairie Wind & Silver Sage – Friends of Grasslands, an internationally recognized ecomuseum providing a wide range of services in a Heritage building to a discerning and appreciative customer base from around the world, located in Val Marie, Saskatchewan. Term is May 12 to August 31, 2017.

Job Duties: Maintain and help operate gift store inventory to maximize visitor appreciation and purchases; operate and maintain espresso bar concession to maximize visitor appreciation and purchases; operate point of sales terminal and complete end-of-day financial transactions; perform museum and art exhibition-related tasks; work with Board members and volunteers appropriately to develop and carry out organization exhibitions, programs and promotion; greet and direct visitors to view museum and art gallery exhibitions; provide visitor information as required; refer visitors to other available community services as needed; present a positive public face of PWSS to the community. Training will be provided. Pay is $12.25/hr plus tips and standard benefits. Accommodation in Val Marie is inexpensive and can be arranged as needed. PWSS will assist in finding housing for the successful candidate.

Apply by email including cover letter and resume in Word or PDF only. Applications that can't be opened will not be reviewed. For more information go to


PO Box 83, Centre St & Highway 4 South
Val Marie, SK

Job type: Seasonal