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Visitor Services Assistants

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The Kootenay Doukhobor Historical Society is looking for up to 4 fantastic Summer Assistants to work at the Doukhobor Discovery Centre – a museum of Doukhobor history in Castlegar, BC. Please note that the staffing of these positions and its duration are conditional on the approval of grant applications submitted to the Young Canada Works (YCW) and the Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ) programs. The jobs will run from May 1 thru August 2018, dependent upon the funding provided.

Salary:$13.00 per hour, 37.5 hrs/wk (includes weekend scheduling)

Qualifications: The successful candidate will be a student currently enrolled in a Canadian Educational institution, high-school, or post-secondary program - preferably with an interest in the arts, history and heritage resources, archives and artifacts, communications, tourism, and/or business administration. The candidate will be computer proficient on Windows based system (MS Word and Excel). Some knowledge of Doukhobor history preferred but not necessary.

The Museum Summer Assistants will be team players with the ability to work independently as well. The ideal candidates will be self-motivated, adaptable, have strong organization, and interpersonal skills, and an attention to detail.

Contact for more information, or submit cover letter and resume to doukhobor.museum@gmail.com or by mail to: Doukhobor Discovery Centre ATTN: Lisa Poznikoff, 112 Heritage Way, Castlegar, BC, V1N 4M5. Application deadline is April 15, 2018. We thank all applicants in advance; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.