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Amherstburg Freedom Museum is hiring. We are hiring (2) Interpretive Guide – MuseumMuseum Cataloguer positions. In order to apply applicants must meet eligibility requirements set by Canada Summer Jobs, and have reliable transportation to the museum.

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Canada Summer Jobs eligibility requirements:

CSJ 2021 includes new expanded eligibility to include all youth aged 15 to 30, which means youth who are not students are now also eligible

  • Applicant must be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment;
  • Applicant must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act for the duration of the employment; and,
  • Applicant must have a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment and be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations
  • International students are not eligible participants. International students include anyone who is temporarily in Canada for studies and who is not a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person who has been granted refugee status in Canada.

Interpretive Guide – Museum

The deadline to apply is June 28, 2021. Preference will be given to members of a visible minority and fluent in both official languages, but all applicants will be considered. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Interested candidates should e-mail a cover letter and resume to curator@amherstburgfreedom.org.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Dependent on COVID-19 restrictions, incumbents will welcome in-person visitors upon entry to the museum, process payment and gift shop purchases using our Point of Sale terminal, answer phones, and provide both in-person and virtual guided tours and education programming to school groups, other tour groups, and other visitors (virtual or in-person) of the museum’s campus and its two historic buildings offered in English or French (if possible); National Historic Site the Nazrey A.M.E. Church and the Taylor Log Cabin.
  • In addition to these tasks, the incumbent will assist the Curator/Administrator and staff with day-to-day operations of the museum, special projects related to the care and preservation of the museum’s historic artifacts, the development of curriculum materials, creation of museum related online programming and content, the operation of the museum’s special events and other duties as assigned.

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