CURRENT EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

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Summer Employment Opportunity

Position: Museum Education Officer 

The Mission District Historical Society is seeking a Museum Education Officer for the Mission Museum. The Museum Education Officer will be responsible for conceptual program planning to engage a variety of audiences, in-person and virtually, including a children’s program series and an educational toolkit based on topics relevant to Mission’s history.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conceptualising plans for a new children’s program series and online educational resource.
  • Purchasing/creating program supplies in accordance with the programming budget.
  • Advertising programs through local community resources.
  • Conducting registrations, delivering programs and keeping accurate records as needed.
  • Assisting with the execution of outreach opportunities, including the planning, design and fabrication of an educational toolkit.
  • Attending to the public remotely and/or in person when required.
  • Assisting with planning and executing special events.

Qualifications:

  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Enjoy working with children.
  • Confidence maintaining the attention of exuberant groups of kids.
  • Ability to improvise and creatively problem solve.
  • Demonstrated ability to organize information and prioritize tasks and projects.
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently as well as with others.
  • Proficient with the Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Proficiency with the Adobe Creative Suite an asset

Eligibility

  • Must be aged 15 to 30 years to apply;
  • Must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act 2;
  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations;
  • Must pass a criminal record background check.

Terms of Employment:

  • 30 hours per week for 10 weeks, beginning June 1 through July 30, 2022; part-time work negotiable.
  • Regular Hours: Wednesday-Saturday; 9:00am-4:30pm with some occasional work required outside of these hours.
  • This position is subject to the receipt of funding through the Canada Summer Jobs Grant program.
  • Rate of Pay: $17.20 per hour.

Applications:

Please submit resumé and cover letter by Friday, May 20th to Jennifer Nundal, Acting Manager, in person or via email with “Museum Education Officer” in the subject line at info@missionmuseum.com.

Thank you to all applicants, however, only those short-listed for an interview will be contacted.

Summer Employment Opportunity

Position: Curatorial Assistant

The Mission District Historical Society is seeking a temporary Curatorial Assistant for the Mission Museum. The Curatorial Assistant will help prepare an upcoming exhibition and perform associated curatorial tasks, including cataloguing artefacts, collections inventory, data entry, and historical research.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Cataloguing artefacts including identifying, numbering, data entry, photo documentation, while observing proper conservation and storage techniques.
  • Assisting the Museum Manager with collections management tasks, such as inventory, accessioning, and deaccessioning.
  • Performing meticulous historical research.
  • Planning and researching for an upcoming exhibit and social media series.
  • Research artefacts and add entries into the online database located on the Museum website.
  • Assisting with special events and attend to the public as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Meticulous attention to detail.
  • Possess excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to organize information and prioritize tasks and projects.
  • Self-motivated and able to work well independently as well as collaboratively.
  • Proficient with the Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Proficiency with the Adobe Creative Suite an asset.

Eligibility

  • Must be aged 15 to 30 years to apply;
  • Must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act 2;
  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations;
  • Must pass a criminal record background check.

Terms of Employment:

  • 30 hours per week for 10 weeks, beginning June 29 through August 24, 2022; part time work negotiable.
  • Regular Hours: Wednesday-Saturday; 9:00am-4:30pm with some occasional work required outside of these hours.
  • This position is subject to the receipt of funding through the Canada Summer Jobs Grant program.
  • Rate of Pay: $17.20 per hour.

Applications:

Please submit resumé and cover letter by Friday, June 10th to Jennifer Nundal, Acting Manager, in person or via email with “Curatorial Assistant” in the subject line at info@missionmuseum.com.

Thank you to all applicants, however, only those short-listed for an interview will be contacted.