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Museum, Summer

Hiring: Heritage Assistant


Clayton McLain Memorial Museum and Archives
101 Hill Avenue, Cut Knife, SK

Seasonal: June 28 through August 2023
Hours: Wednesday through Sunday 9am – 5pm
Wages: $15 / hour
Deadline to apply: Friday, May 26, 2023

The Heritage Assistant will:

  • Welcome tourists and local visitors to the museum; answer their questions about the buildings, exhibits and displays, and other duties, as required. Training and an information binder will be provided.
  • Ensure that building interiors, artifacts, and display cases are cared for and cleaned, and that the museum grounds are tidy and maintained.
  • Assist with the museum’s Canada Day event and Coffee at the Museum afternoons.
  • Assist with Facebook and Instagram posts.
  • Other tasks as assigned by the Museum Supervisor or Board of Directors.

This position will provide an introduction to the work of museums and heritage institutions, the travel and tourism industry, and for those interested, a taste of event planning, and communications and marketing. If applicants have a particular area of interest, please mention that in your cover letter. 

The successful applicant must be willing to learn, be a hard worker, and be comfortable meeting new people. Organizational and time management skills are an asset.

Please note applicants do not need to be within a certain age group or returning to an educational program in the fall. 

The museum may be able to accommodate some flexibility with weekend schedules over the course of the summer. A successful applicant who has a keen interest in museums may be eligible for additional learning opportunities.

For more information, or to submit your resume with cover letter, email cmmmcutknife@gmail.com.

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