Heritage Assistant

  • Program stream: Young Canada Works in Heritage Organizations
  • Job title: Heritage Assistant
  • Organization name: Town of Portugal Cove - St. Philip's
  • Job location: Portugal Cove -St. Philip's, Newfoundland and Labrador
  • Length of assignment: 2022-06-28 to 2022-08-26 (8.43 weeks)
  • Hourly wage: $14.00
Start Date: June 20th, 2022
End Date: August 26th, 2022

Job Description:
Town of Portugal Cove – St. Philip’s is seeking a Heritage Assitant to help develop a heritage walking tour.
The Heritage Assistant will be required to research aspects of the town’s history, perform oral history interviews, work with existing resources to develop and execute a guided heritage walking tour, and support the heritage coordinator.

The successful candidate will have some university and be a full time student in the semester prior to and/or following the YCW position. The candidate will have some courses in either of the social sciences including geography, folklore, history, or any other relevant field of study. He/she will have working knowledge of Microsoft Office and be adaptable to working environments including office and some fieldwork. He/she will have great communication and interpersonal skills that will be able to speak with and conduct interviews with residents and community members in a professional matter.

To Apply:
Please send resume and cover letter to:

Julie Pomeroy Sparrow
Heritage and Environment Coordinator

Application deadline: June 3rd, 2022

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