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Heritage Interpreter (summer student position)

Western Development Museum - Saskatoon, Saskatoon
Deadline: March 10, 2020 - March 27, 2020

Contact

Name: Courtney Tuck-Goetz

Phone: 306-931-1910

E-mail: saskatoon@wdm.ca

Website: www.wdm.ca/saskatoon

Deadline

March 27, 2020

Reporting to the Education and Public Programs Coordinator, Volunteer Coordinator and Education and Public Programming Assistant, the Heritage Interpreter works in interpreting the Museum’s collection for the public and developing summer programming in the Museum and for off-site community outreach. The Heritage Interpreter will plan, prepare and facilitate three weeks of the Museum’s summer camps for children ages 7-10. The candidate must be available to work the weekend of our largest community event - Pion-Era held on July 11 & 12.

Only students continuing full-time post-secondary studies in the fall semester will be considered.

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Interest in and knowledge of Saskatchewan heritage.
• Interest in developing new and innovative public/interpretive programs; previous knowledge
and experience in public/interpretive program development are assets.
• Excellent written, oral and interpersonal skills.
• Some photographic experience would be an asset.
• Ability to work independently as well as in a team situation.
• Ability to work with volunteers and the public
• Be responsible and possess a high level of integrity.
• Good computer skills.
• Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines.
• Interest in and ability to work with all ages.

CONDITIONS:
$12.85/hour.
Approximately 16 weeks full-time term position: May 11 - August 28, 2020
8:30 am to 5:00 pm. Shifts include weekday, weekend and occasional evening work.

Full details available at www.wdm.ca/careers

Apply to:
Heritage Interpreter Selection Committee
Western Development Museum - Saskatoon
2610 Lorne Avenue
SASKATOON, SK S7J 0S6
By E-mail: Saskatoon@wdm.ca