Summer Employment

Community and Education Programs Assistant 

The Orillia Museum of Art & History seeks a post-secondary student to fill the position of Community and Education Programs Assistant for the summer. The candidate will be expected to assist with and facilitate community and education programs.  The candidate may also be required to assist museum staff and volunteers with various functions of a not-for profit heritage organization, including, but not limited to, fundraising, administration, museum store procedures and displays, point-of-sale use, and promotion of the museum.

 

Eligible candidates will be a student returning to post-secondary education, preferably in a related field (Archival, Library or Museum Studies, History or Arts and/or Education).  This position is limited to students or recent graduates who meet the Young Canada Works program’s set criteria and have registered with the online database at www.youngcanadaworks.gc.ca.  Intermediate computer skills are required, while familiarity with database applications, design and website applications, are a definite asset.  Applicant must be able to work independently with good clerical accuracy, and have the ability to organize and plan.  Time management is also required.  Must have impeccable interpersonal skills and the ability to engage and motivate others.  Knowledge of artistic techniques, materials and best teaching practices an asset.  Must have excellent English skills, including good verbal and excellent writing abilities, oral French language skills are an asset.  Must have excellent customer service skills and a pleasant manner.

Applicant will need a recent (within the last year) clean police check including a Vulnerable Sector check.

 

Length of position:  16 weeks

# of positions: 1

Hours/Week: 40 hrs/week  hourly: $14/hr

 

The Orillia Museum of Art & History is an equal opportunity employer and has in place a Human Resources Policy that it follows with regard to hiring practices for applicants and the participation of the Government of Canada’s job equity groups.

 

Deadline for application for this position is Thursday, April 18, 2019 by 4pm. 

 

Applications may be submitted, in confidence, by e-mail, mail, or dropped off in person to the attention of:

 

Ninette Gyorody

Orillia Museum of Art & History

30 Peter Street S.

Orillia, ON

L3V 5A9

Tel: (705) 326-2159 x101

E-mail: executivedirector@orilliamuseum.org

The support of Canadian Heritage through the Young Canada Works in Heritage Organizations program is gratefully acknowledged.


 

Assistant Registrar

The Orillia Museum of Art & History seeks a post-secondary student to fill the position of Assistant Registrar for the summer. The applicant will be expected to accession, describe and catalogue a large collection of archival materials and photographs. Appropriate storage of the collection will form a part of the position, and requires the use of preventive conservation methods and techniques. 

Eligible candidates will be a student returning to post-secondary education, preferably in a related field (Archival, Library or Museum Studies, History or Arts).  This position is limited to students who meet the Young Canada Works program’s set criteria and have registered with the online database at www.youngcanadaworks.gc.ca.  Intermediate computer skills are required, while familiarity with database applications, and in particular PastPerfect Museum Software is a definite asset.  Applicant must be able to work independently with good clerical accuracy, and have the ability to organize and plan.  Time management is also required.  Familiarity with artefact handling, archival description standards, and a museum/archives environment are also assets.  Applicant must have excellent English skills, including good verbal and excellent writing abilities.  Applicant must have excellent customer service skills and a pleasant manner.

Police check, including Vulnerable Sector check mandatory.

 

Length of position:  16 weeks

# of positions: 1

Hours/Week:  35   Salary: $14/hr

 

The Orillia Museum of Art & History is an equal opportunity employer and has in place a Human Resources Policy that it follows with regard to hiring practices for applicants and the participation of the Government of Canada’s job equity groups.

 

Deadline for application for this position is Thursday, April 18, 2019 by 4pm.

Applications may be submitted, in confidence, by e-mail, mail, or dropped off in person to the attention of:

 

Ninette Gyorody

Orillia Museum of Art & History

30 Peter Street S.

Orillia, ON

L3V 5A9

Tel: (705) 326-2159 x101

E-mail: executivedirector@orilliamuseum.org

The support of Canadian Heritage through the Young Canada Works in Heritage Organizations program is gratefully acknowledged.

 

Community Engagement Assistant

The Orillia Museum of Art & History seeks a post-secondary student to fill the position of Community Engagement Assistant for the summer. The candidate will be expected to assist with interpretive and interactive program development.  The candidate will also support the museum’s community and special events as required. 

Eligible candidates will be a student returning to post-secondary education, preferably in a related field (Library or Museum Studies, History, Arts, Education, Communications).  This position is limited to students or recent graduates who meet the Young Canada Works program’s set criteria and have registered with the online database at www.youngcanadaworks.gc.ca.  Intermediate computer skills are required, while familiarity with database applications, and in particular PastPerfect Museum Software, are a definite asset.  The candidate ideally has experience working with youth and/or seniors and must be able to work independently with good clerical accuracy, and have the ability to organize and plan.  Time management is also required.  Familiarity with a museum/archives environment are also assets.  Must have excellent English skills, including good verbal and excellent writing abilities.  Must have excellent customer service skills and a pleasant manner.

Applicant will need a recent (within the last year) clean police check including a Vulnerable Sector check.

 

Length of position:  16 weeks

Hours/Week: 35   Salary: $14/hr

 

The Orillia Museum of Art & History is an equal opportunity employer and has in place a Human Resources Policy that it follows with regard to hiring practices for applicants and the participation of the Government of Canada’s job equity groups.

 

Deadline for application for this position is Thursday, April 18, 2019 by 4pm.  Applications may be submitted, in confidence, by e-mail, mail, or dropped off in person to the attention of:

 

Ninette Gyorody

Orillia Museum of Art & History

30 Peter Street S.

Orillia, ON

L3V 5A9

Tel: (705) 326-2159

 

E-mail: executivedirector@orilliamuseum.org

The support of Canadian Heritage through the Young Canada Works in Heritage Organizations program is gratefully acknowledged.

 

Digitization Assistant

The Orillia Museum of Art & History seeks a post-secondary student to fill the position of Digitization Assistant for the summer. The candidate will be expected to accession, describe and catalogue a large collection of archival materials and photographs for the museum collection and online database. Appropriate storage of the collection will form a part of the position, and requires the use of preventive conservation methods and techniques.    The candidate will also support the curatorial team with research. Eligible candidates will be a student returning to post-secondary education, preferably in a related field (Archival, Library or Museum Studies, History or Arts).  This position is limited to students who meet the Young Canada Works program’s set criteria and have registered with the online database at www.youngcanadaworks.gc.ca.  Intermediate computer skills are required, while familiarity with database applications, and in particular PastPerfect Museum Software is a definite asset.  Applicant must be able to work independently with good clerical accuracy, and have the ability to organize and plan.  Time management is also required.  Familiarity with artefact handling, archival description standards, and a museum/archives environment are also assets.  Applicant must have excellent English skills, including good verbal and excellent writing abilities.  Applicant must have excellent customer service skills and a pleasant manner.

Police check, including Vulnerable Sector check mandatory.

 

Length of position:  16 weeks

# of positions: 1

Hours/Week:  35   Salary: $14/hr

 

The Orillia Museum of Art & History is an equal opportunity employer and has in place a Human Resources Policy that it follows with regard to hiring practices for applicants and the participation of the Government of Canada’s job equity groups.

 

Deadline for application for this position is Thursday, April 18, 2019 by 4pm.  Applications may be submitted, in confidence, by e-mail, mail, or dropped off in person to the attention of:

Ninette Gyorody

Orillia Museum of Art & History

30 Peter Street S.

Orillia, ON

L3V 5A9

Tel: (705) 326-2159 x101

E-mail: executivedirector@orilliamuseum.org

 

The support of Canadian Heritage through the Young Canada Works in Heritage Organizations program is gratefully acknowledged.

 

Curatorial Research Assistant

The Orillia Museum of Art & History (Orillia, ON) seeks a post-secondary student to fill the position of Curatorial Research Assistant for the summer.   The Curatorial Research Assistant will provide support to the Exhibitions and Collections and Research departments primarily through exhibition planning, research, installation, and administration.  The applicant is computer proficient, with some graphic design experience.  A background in visual arts and/or Canadian history is recommended. The applicant will be the lead on a major annual special event. 

 

Eligible candidates will be a student returning to post-secondary education, preferably in a related field.  This position is limited to students or recent graduates who meet the Young Canada Works program’s set criteria and have registered with the online database at www.youngcanadaworks.gc.ca.  Intermediate computer skills are required, while familiarity with database applications, and in particular PastPerfect Museum Software, are a definite asset.  Applicant must be able to work independently with good clerical accuracy, and have the ability to organize and plan.  Time management is also required.  Familiarity with artefact handling, an asset.  Must have excellent English skills, including good verbal and excellent writing abilities.  Must have excellent customer service skills and a pleasant manner.

Applicant will need a recent clean police check including a Vulnerable Sector check.

 

Length of position:  16 weeks (35 hours per week)

# of positions available: 1

Hours/Week:  Salary: $14/hr

 

The Orillia Museum of Art & History is an equal opportunity employer and has in place a Human Resources Policy that it follows with regard to hiring practices for applicants and the participation of the Government of Canada’s job equity groups.

 

Deadline for application for this position is Thursday, April 18, 2019  by 4pm. 

Applications may be submitted, in confidence, by e-mail, mail, or dropped off in person to the attention of:

Ninette Gyorody

Orillia Museum of Art & History

30 Peter Street S.

Orillia, ON

L3V 5A9

Tel: (705) 326-2159 x101

E-mail: executivedirector@orilliamuseum.org

 

The support of Canadian Heritage through the Young Canada Works in Heritage Organizations program is gratefully acknowledged.

 

Visitor Experiences and Membership Assistant

The Visitor Experiences and Membership Assistant, under the direction of the Visitor Experiences Coordinator is responsible for supporting visitor experiences, membership, and customer service.  Duties may include assisting visitors, members, and volunteers through customer service, sales, gift shop procedures, membership benefits, and administration.  They may also assist with coordinating and participating in museum signature events and local special events held either at the museum or in the community.  Duties may include the creation of displays and/or exhibits to go to the events, preparing hand-out materials and hands-on activities, coordinating staff and/or volunteers to assist, set up and strike, budget preparation, promotion and reporting. 

The Visitor Experiences and Membership Assistant will work closely with the Visitor Experiences Coordinator who will provide training in the daily operations of the visitor experiences areas and gift shop.  The Orillia Museum of Art & History has had a variety of students work with the museum through co-op and internship programs and all staff are experienced and encouraged to form mentoring relationships with student employees and volunteers.  This mentoring provides students with an informal professional relationship that provides leadership in developing long-term knowledge and transferable skills which can be applied in a variety of work/study situations. 

 

Upon work commencement, the Executive Director with full-time staff will conduct orientation and training in museum policies and procedures, health and safety policies and procedures, including fire safety, emergency, and workplace injury procedures.

 

The post-secondary student will have completed at least one year of study in a college diploma/certificate program or university degree specializing in marketing, communications, tourism, business, special events, or gallery/museum studies.  It would be ideal if the student has a background and interest in visual arts and/or Canadian history.  This position will further develop the student's customer service and administration skills, which are transferable, while making them familiar with the operations of a not-for-profit organization.

The Orillia Museum of Art & History is an equal opportunity employer and has in place a Human Resources Policy that it follows with regard to hiring practices for applicants and the participation of the Government of Canada’s job equity groups.

 

Deadline for application for this position is Thursday, April 18, 2019  by 4pm. 

Applications may be submitted, in confidence, by e-mail, mail, or dropped off in person to the attention of:

Ninette Gyorody

Orillia Museum of Art & History

30 Peter Street S.

Orillia, ON

L3V 5A9

Tel: (705) 326-2159 x101

E-mail: executivedirector@orilliamuseum.org

 

Media Communications Assistant

The Media Communications Assistant, under the direction of the Communications Coordinator is responsible for assisting with various digital promotions, photo-documentation, web design, and graphic design.

Duties may include: Event Photography (document events such as exhibition openings, workshop programming, featured events), Design elements (assisting in expanding the museum’s educational and interactive elements through multi-media design. The museum seeks to feature in-house opportunities for visitors to interact with visual communication through photography, video and graphic design), Exhibition Photo-Documentation (for both promotional and archival use, exhibitions are to be documented after installation.

The Media Communications Assistant will work closely with the Communications Coordinator who will provide training in communications policies and communications activities at the museum.  The Orillia Museum of Art & History has had a variety of students work with the museum through co-op and internship programs and all staff are experienced and encouraged to form mentoring relationships with student employees and volunteers.  This mentoring provides students with an informal professional relationship that provides leadership in developing long-term knowledge and transferable skills which can be applied in a variety of work/study situations. 

The post-secondary student will have completed at least one year of study in a college diploma/certificate program or university degree specializing in marketing, media studies, photography, or special events.   It would be ideal if the student has a background and interest in visual arts and/or Canadian history.  Experience with Adobe Creative Suite is preferred. This position will further develop the student's customer service, public relations, and administration skills, which are transferable, while making them familiar with the operations of a not-for-profit organization. Must have a portfolio of past work.

Deadline for application for this position is Thursday, April 18, 2019  by 4pm. 

Applications may be submitted, in confidence, by e-mail, mail, or dropped off in person to the attention of:

Ninette Gyorody

Orillia Museum of Art & History

30 Peter Street S.

Orillia, ON

L3V 5A9

Tel: (705) 326-2159 x101

E-mail: executivedirector@orilliamuseum.org

 

Development Assistant

The Development Assistant, under the direction of the Executive Director and Advancement Officer is responsible for supporting 2 signature events and support the monthly giving campaign.  Duties may include: organization and administration of 2 signature events, assist in efforts to enhance donor/sponsor base for these events, identify and solicit event sponsorships, prizing and new participants, maintain donor recognition, ensure event/sponsor database and event files are current and accurate, assist in creating fundraising/event material, and provide post-event evaluation.

 

The Development Assistant will work closely with the Executive Director and Advancement Officer who will provide training in revenue generation, in particular through a variety of fundraising efforts.  The Orillia Museum of Art & History has had a variety of students work with the museum through co-op and internship programs and all staff are experienced and encouraged to form mentoring relationships with student employees and volunteers.  This mentoring provides students with an informal professional relationship that provides leadership in developing long-term knowledge and transferable skills which can be applied in a variety of work/study situations. 

 

The post-secondary student will have completed at least one year of study in a college diploma/certificate program or university degree specializing in marketing, business, special events, or fundraising.  It would be ideal if the student has a background and interest in visual arts and/or Canadian history.  This position will further develop the student's customer service, public relations, and administration skills, which are transferable, while making them familiar with the operations of a not-for-profit organization.

Deadline for application for this position is Thursday, April 18, 2019  by 4pm. 

Applications may be submitted, in confidence, by e-mail, mail, or dropped off in person to the attention of:

Ninette Gyorody

Orillia Museum of Art & History

30 Peter Street S.

Orillia, ON

L3V 5A9

Tel: (705) 326-2159 x101

E-mail: executivedirector@orilliamuseum.org


 

 

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