CURRENT EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

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. The Curatorial Assistant will also assist with developing a Disaster Mitigation Plan for the museum collections.

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 and deaccessioning.
• Performing meticulous historical research.
• Planning and researching for an upcoming online exhibit and social media series.
• Assisting with special events and attend to the public as needed.
• Identifying potential risks to the collection, developing maintenance and monitoring plans, and acquiring resources for the recovery of collections in the case of an emergency.

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 2 through August 7, 2021; 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: $17.00 per hour.

Applications:
Please submit resumé and cover letter by Friday, May 21st to Courtney Miller, Acting Manager, in person (by appointment) or via email at info@missionmuseum.com.

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

Summer Employment Opportunity
Position: Museum Education Officer

The Mission District Historical Society is seeking a Museum Education Officer for the Mission Museum. The Museum Coordinator 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:
• Conceptualizing plans for a new children’s program series.
• 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 throughout the year.

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.

Term of Employment:
• 30 hours per week for 10 weeks, beginning June 23 through August 28, 2021; 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: $17.00 per hour.

Applications:
Please submit resumé and cover letter by Friday, June 11th to Courtney Miller, Acting Manager, in person (by appointment) or via email at info@missionmuseum.com.

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