March, 2018

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Heritage Museum Assistant

The Bralorne Pioneer Museum Society is seeking a post-secondary student for summer employment from May 16th to August 26th, 2018. We are looking for a student to hire as our Heritage Museum Assistant for the summer months at the Bralorne Pioneer Museum in Bralorne, BC. The student will also be involved in other community Heritage sites, including the Boutlbee Memorial Church, Gold Bridge Cemetery, and the Haylmore Heritage Site.

This position is most particularly suited to a student in history, tourism, cultural or arts programs; however, all applicants planning to attend post-secondary education or training in Fall 2018 are welcome to apply. Applicants must have a keen interest in working with the public, and a passion for preserving and evoking the details of our local history.

The candidate will require computer skills with Word, Excel, and other basic computer programs. The candidate will be provided training with new software specific to the Historic Photographs Digitization Project, as well as conducting Museum tours. Assistance in finding suitable accommodation may be offered. Applicant would benefit from having transportation; however, it is not critical.

This position is 30 hours per week, Wednesday to Sunday.

The position has confirmed funding fromYoung Canada Works with Heritage Organizations.
Closing Date: May 6, 2018. Position may remain open until filled.
Interviews will take place by telephone and applicants are asked to submit a resume by email to: worktodo@brudgerivervalley.ca.  Please phone 250 238-3534 with any questions.

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Stone Mason Needed

Stone Mason need for restoration of Haylmore Heritage Site rock walls

The Bridge River Valley Community Association is seeking a stone mason with specialty and experience in dry stacked rock walls.   The organization is seeking to restore the dry stacked rock wall, a character-defining element in the cultural landscape at the Haylmore Heritage Site.

A stone mason specializing in dry stacked rock wall construction/restoration will be hired.

A rock wall restoration workshop will be conducted as a community capacity building exercise and skill development. Local volunteers will have the opportunity to work with the stone mason expert for hands on training and to gain experience in maintaining the structure after restoration.

The stone mason expert will oversee the restoration project, ensuring the integrity of the character-defining element is maintained.

Originally, the tiered dry stacked rock wall was over 300 feet long and three feet tall against the east and north end of the property, the terracing created with dirt fill and leveled.

Visit us on Facebook:  Haylmore Heritage Site

Please contact BRVCA at (250)238-2534 or bridgerivervalley@gmail.com

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Rental House Needed

Professional Couple relocating to the area from Toronto.    3 almost grown girls, all very employable.

They are originally from Squamish area and want to relocate into a more remote type location full time.

Looking to rent a house somewhere in the June 2018 to January 2019 period.

Rental will continue while they look for purchase locations, so medium term.

Please contact us at bridgerivervalley@gmail.com or (250)238-2534 and we will put you together.

March Community Advisory

Community Advisory for March 12th, 2018


Senior’s Luncheon at the Gold Bridge Community Club

As part of a new senior’s program the BRVCA is sponsoring a seniors lunch on Sunday, March 25th from 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm. Come on out and enjoy a free delicious roast beef dip luncheon and a chance to win some great door prizes!

Easter Pancake Breakfast at the Gold Bridge Community Club

Sunday April 1st – 10:30 am. Adults $6.00, kids under 12 yrs are free

Bralorne Mine Reclamation Plan Development – Community Engagement

Splitrock Environmental is seeking input from valley residents on the reclamation plan on behalf of Bralorne Gold Mines. Click on this link for more info:

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1ijssrI5AQDg-qVxOFusTmciacNAALgao/view?usp=sharing

They are also offering an on-line survey here: https://splitrock.typeform.com/to/iZl1BD

Training Survey

The Training Committee would like your input for the 2018 program. They have a short survey available at this link until March 13th: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/DGKBHL7

Job Opportunities:

Bralorne Pioneer Museum and BRVCA
We will have 4 different summer student positions. All for 30 hours per week, mostly over 5 days a week. The jobs vary in days of week worked, however all will have some weekend work. They all will pay based on experience and are above minimum wage.
Contact (250)238-2534 or worktodo@bridgerivervalley@gmail.com

Tyax Adventures
Two positions to fill. Please see the link for more information: http://brvca.ca/tyax-adventures-job-postings/