Senior Student Interpreter

  • Program stream: Young Canada Works in Heritage Organizations
  • Job title: Senior Student Interpreter
  • Organization name: Orwell Corner Historic Village
  • Job location: Orwell , Prince Edward Island
  • Length of assignment: 2021-05-31 to 2021-09-03 (12 weeks)
  • Hourly wage: $14.00

beginning May 31, 2021 for 14 weeks.

14.56 per hour (including vacation pay)

37.5 hours per week, including evenings and weekends.

Reporting to the Site Director and senior museum staff, the successful applicant will deliver living history programming to a variety of visitors including school groups, bus tours and newcomers to Canada. They will take part in the development and implementation of new programming that is focused on direct community engagement of teens and seniors. The successful candidate will be a university student studying in a field related to museums and history. They will require reliable transportation, a positive attitude and a keen interest in delivering museum programming to a wide spectrum of visitors in a meaningful and engaging way.

The Senior Student interpreter will be responsible for a broad range of duties in a variety of

conditions. They must be physically fit, able to lift at least 15 kg, able to traverse rough ground as well as able to work indoor and out in varying weather conditions. Previous work in museums, with children, teen or senior groups will be considered an asset.

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