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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