Summer Job at Carr House
Carr House is currently seeking applicants for the position of Heritage Interpreter for the summer season at Carr House. The Heritage Interpreter will be responsible for presenting engaging and thought-provoking guided tours for visitors to Carr House. The presentations will explore the history of the place, the life of Emily Carr and the heritage preservation of the site. Importantly, the heritage interpreter will be responsible for researching and incorporating the First Nations story of the site and surrounding area. The Heritage Interpreter will also create a small exhibit and a map as part of the interpretation. The executive director will provide guidance in this as well as in exploring avenues of research through local archives, historical records, and online courses. The Heritage Interpreter will also receive mini-workshop training in subjects of museology such as care and handling of collections and exhibit fabrication, and be given the opportunity for off-site visits to other local historic sites and museums. Shop sales, light cleaning and opening and closing of the site will be required as part of the duties.
As this position is funded through the Young Canada Works program, candidates must be planning to attend a post-secondary program in the fall.
For more information, visit https://young-canada-works.
Interested applicants should email a cover letter and resume to [email protected] Attention: Pascale Halliday, Executive Director.
We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.