Employment

Community Engagement Assistant

The Orillia Museum of Art & History seeks a post-secondary student to fill the position of Community Engagement Assistant for the summer of 2017. The applicant will be expected to assist with customer service, administration, and special events and programming support.  Assist museum staff and volunteers with various functions of a not-for profit heritage organization, including, but not limited to, fundraising, administration, museum store procedures and displays, point-of-sale use, and promotion of the museum. Assist with other day-to-day special events, as required, as well as special sesquicentennial events/programs celebrating Orillia and Canada. 

Eligible candidates will be a student returning to post-secondary education, preferably in a related field (Library or Museum Studies, History, Arts, Education, Communications).  This position is limited to students or recent graduates who meet the Young Canada Works program’s set criteria and have registered with the online database at www.youngcanadaworks.gc.ca.  Intermediate computer skills are required, while familiarity with database applications, and in particular PastPerfect Museum Software, are a definite asset.  Applicant must be able to work independently with good clerical accuracy, and have the ability to organize and plan.  Time management is also required.  Familiarity with artefact handling, archival description standards, and a museum/archives environment are also assets.  Must have excellent English skills, including good verbal and excellent writing abilities.  Must have excellent customer service skills and a pleasant manner.

Applicant will need a recent (within the last year) clean police check including a Vulnerable Sector check.

Length of position:  15 weeks

Hours/Week: 35   Salary: $11.40/hr

The Orillia Museum of Art & History is an equal opportunity employer and has in place a Human Resources Policy that it follows with regard to hiring practices for applicants and the participation of the Government of Canada’s job equity groups.

Deadline for application for this position is Friday, April 21 2017 by 5pm

Applications may be submitted, in confidence, by e-mail, mail, or dropped off in person to the attention of:

Ninette Gyorody
Orillia Museum of Art & History
30 Peter Street S.
Orillia, ON
L3V 5A9

Tel: (705) 326-2159 x101

The support of Canadian Heritage through the Young Canada Works in Heritage Organizations program is gratefully acknowledged.

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

This position is dependent upon funding from YCW.

 

Community Programs Assistant

The Orillia Museum of Art & History seeks a post-secondary student to fill the position of Community Programs Assistant for the summer. The applicant will be expected to assist with programs, special events and day camp.  Other duties may include assisting museum staff and volunteers with various functions of a not-for profit heritage organization, including, but not limited to, fundraising, administration, museum store procedures and displays, point-of-sale use, and promotion of the museum. Other day-to-day special events and interpretive programs support as required.

Eligible candidates will be a student returning to post-secondary education, preferably in a related field (Archival, Library or Museum Studies, History or Arts and/or Education).  This position is limited to students or recent graduates who meet the Young Canada Works program’s set criteria and have registered with the online database at Young Canada Works.  Intermediate computer skills are required, while familiarity with database applications, design and website applications, are a definite asset.  Applicant must be able to work independently with good clerical accuracy, and have the ability to organize and plan.  Time management is also required.  Must have impeccable interpersonal skills and the ability to engage and motivate others.  Knowledge of artistic techniques, materials and best teaching practices an asset.  Must have excellent English skills, including good verbal and excellent writing abilities, oral French language skills are an asset.  Must have excellent customer service skills and a pleasant manner.

Applicant will need a recent (within the last year) clean police check including a Vulnerable Sector check.

Length of position:  15 weeks

Hours/Week: 40    Salary: $11.40/hr

The Orillia Museum of Art & History is an equal opportunity employer and has in place a Human Resources Policy that it follows with regard to hiring practices for applicants and the participation of the Government of Canada’s job equity groups.

Deadline for application for this position is Friday, April 21 2017 by 5pm

Applications may be submitted, in confidence, by e-mail, mail, or dropped off in person to the attention of:

Ninette Gyorody

Orillia Museum of Art & History
30 Peter Street S.
Orillia, ON
L3V 5A9

Tel: (705) 326-2159 x101

The support of Canadian Heritage through the Young Canada Works in Heritage Organizations program is gratefully acknowledged.

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

This position is dependent upon funding from YCW.

 

Curatorial Assistant

The Orillia Museum of Art & History seeks a post-secondary student to fill the position of Curatorial Assistant for the summer.   The Curatorial Assistant will provide support to the Exhibitions and Collections and Research departments primarily through exhibition planning, research, installation, and administration.  The applicant will also work on interpretative programming primarily through the development of a docent package.  The applicant is computer proficient, with some graphic design experience.  A background in visual arts and/or Canadian history is recommended. The applicant may be expected to assist with customer service, administration, and special events and programming support.  Assist museum staff and volunteers with various functions of a not-for profit heritage organization, including, but not limited to, administration, museum gift shop procedures and displays, point-of-sale use, and promotion of the museum. 

Eligible candidates will be a student returning to post-secondary education, preferably in a related field.  This position is limited to students or recent graduates who meet the Young Canada Works program’s set criteria and have registered with the online database at www.youngcanadaworks.gc.ca.  Intermediate computer skills are required, while familiarity with database applications, and in particular PastPerfect Museum Software, are a definite asset.  Applicant must be able to work independently with good clerical accuracy, and have the ability to organize and plan.  Time management is also required.  Familiarity with artefact handling, an asset.  Must have excellent English skills, including good verbal and excellent writing abilities.  Must have excellent customer service skills and a pleasant manner.

Applicant will need a recent (within the last year) clean police check including a Vulnerable Sector check.

Length of position:  15 weeks 

Hours/Week:  35    Salary: $11.40/hr

The Orillia Museum of Art & History is an equal opportunity employer and has in place a Human Resources Policy that it follows with regard to hiring practices for applicants and the participation of the Government of Canada’s job equity groups.

Deadline for application for this position is Friday, April 21 2017 by 5pm

Applications may be submitted, in confidence, by e-mail, mail, or dropped off in person to the attention of:

Ninette Gyorody

Orillia Museum of Art & History
30 Peter Street S.
Orillia, ON
L3V 5A9

Tel: (705) 326-2159 x101

The support of Canadian Heritage through the Young Canada Works in Heritage Organizations program is gratefully acknowledged.

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

This position is dependent upon funding from YCW.

 

Digitization Assistant

The Orillia Museum of Art & History seeks a post-secondary student to fill the position of Digitization Assistant for the summer. The applicant will be expected to accession, describe and catalogue a large collection of archival materials and photographs. Appropriate storage of the collection will form a part of the position, and requires the use of preventive conservation methods and techniques.  Eligible candidates will be a student returning to post-secondary education, preferably in a related field (Archival, Library or Museum Studies, History or Arts).  This position is limited to students who meet the Young Canada Works program’s set criteria and have registered with the online database at www.youngcanadaworks.gc.ca.  Intermediate computer skills are required, while familiarity with database applications, and in particular PastPerfect Museum Software is a definite asset.  Applicant must be able to work independently with good clerical accuracy, and have the ability to organize and plan.  Time management is also required.  Familiarity with artefact handling, archival description standards, and a museum/archives environment are also assets.  Applicant must have excellent English skills, including good verbal and excellent writing abilities.  Applicant must have excellent customer service skills and a pleasant manner.

Applicant will need a recent (within the last year) clean police check including a Vulnerable Sector check.

Length of position:  15 weeks 

Hours/Week: 35    Salary: $11.40/hr

The Orillia Museum of Art & History is an equal opportunity employer and has in place a Human Resources Policy that it follows with regard to hiring practices for applicants and the participation of the Government of Canada’s job equity groups.

Deadline for application for this position is Friday, April 21 2017 by 5pm

Applications may be submitted, in confidence, by e-mail, mail, or dropped off in person to the attention of:

Ninette Gyorody

Orillia Museum of Art & History
30 Peter Street S.
Orillia, ON
L3V 5A9

Tel: (705) 326-2159 x101

The support of Canadian Heritage through the Young Canada Works in Heritage Organizations program is gratefully acknowledged.

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

This position is dependent upon funding from YCW.

 

Fundraising Assistant

 

The Orillia Museum of Art & History seeks a post-secondary student to fill the position of Fundraising Assistant, under the direction of the Executive Director is responsible for supporting 3 major signature events, created especially for this anniversary year.  Duties may include: organization and administration of 3 signature event, assist in efforts to enhance donor/sponsor base for these events, identify and solicit event sponsorships, prizing and new participants, maintain donor recognition, ensure event/sponsor database and event files are current and accurate, assist in creating fundraising/event material, and provide post-event evaluation.

Eligible candidates will be a student returning to post-secondary education, having completed at least one year of study in a college diploma/certificate program or university degree specializing in marketing, business, special events, or fundraising.  It would be ideal if the student has a background and interest in visual arts and/or Canadian history.  This position will further develop the student's customer service, public relations, and administration skills, which are transferable, while making them familiar with the operations of a not-for-profit organization.

Intermediate computer skills are required, while familiarity with database applications, and in particular PastPerfect Museum Software is a definite asset.  Applicant must be able to work independently with good clerical accuracy, and have the ability to organize and plan.  Time management is also required.  Familiarity with artefact handling, archival description standards, and a museum/archives environment are also assets.  Applicant must have excellent English skills, including good verbal and excellent writing abilities.  Applicant must have excellent customer service skills and a pleasant manner.

Applicant will need a recent (within the last year) clean police check including a Vulnerable Sector check.

Length of position:  15 weeks 

Hours/Week: 35  Salary: $11.40/hr

The Orillia Museum of Art & History is an equal opportunity employer and has in place a Human Resources Policy that it follows with regard to hiring practices for applicants and the participation of the Government of Canada’s job equity groups.

Deadline for application for this position is Friday, April 21 2017 by 5pm

Applications may be submitted, in confidence, by e-mail, mail, or dropped off in person to the attention of:

Ninette Gyorody

Orillia Museum of Art & History
30 Peter Street S.
Orillia, ON
L3V 5A9

Tel: (705) 326-2159 x101

The support of Employment and Social Development Canada through the Canada Summer Jobs program is gratefully acknowledged.

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

This position is dependent upon funding from CSJ.

 

Media Communications Assistant

The Orillia Museum of Art & History (Orillia, ON) seeks a post-secondary student to fill the position of Media Communications Assistant, under the direction of the Communications Coordinator is responsible for assisting with various digital promotions and photo-documentation. Duties may include: Event Photography (document events such as exhibition openings,  workshop programming, featured events), Design elements (assisting in expanding the museum’s educational and interactive elements through multi-media design. The museum seeks to feature in-house opportunities for visitors to interact with visual communication through photography, video and graphic design), Exhibition Photo-Documentation (for both promotional and archival use, exhibitions are to be documented after installation.

Eligible candidates will be a student returning to post-secondary education, having completed at least one year of study in a college diploma/certificate program or university degree specializing in marketing, media studies, photography, or special events.   It would be ideal if the student has a background and interest in visual arts and/or Canadian history.  This position will further develop the student's customer service, public relations, and administration skills, which are transferable, while making them familiar with the operations of a not-for-profit organization.

Intermediate computer skills are required, while familiarity with database applications, and in particular PastPerfect Museum Software is a definite asset.  Applicant must be able to work independently with good clerical accuracy, and have the ability to organize and plan.  Time management is also required.  Familiarity with artefact handling, archival description standards, and a museum/archives environment are also assets.  Applicant must have excellent English skills, including good verbal and excellent writing abilities.  Applicant must have excellent customer service skills and a pleasant manner.

Applicant will need a recent (within the last year) clean police check including a Vulnerable Sector check.

Length of position:  15 weeks 

Hours/Week: 35      Salary: $11.40/hr

The Orillia Museum of Art & History is an equal opportunity employer and has in place a Human Resources Policy that it follows with regard to hiring practices for applicants and the participation of the Government of Canada’s job equity groups.

Deadline for application for this position is Friday, April 21 2017 by 5pm

Applications may be submitted, in confidence, by e-mail, mail, or dropped off in person to the attention of:

Ninette Gyorody

Orillia Museum of Art & History
30 Peter Street S.
Orillia, ON
L3V 5A9

Tel: (705) 326-2159 x101

The support of Employment and Social Development Canada through the Canada Summer Jobs program is gratefully acknowledged.

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

This position is dependent upon funding from CSJ.

 

Visitor Experiences Assistant

The Orillia Museum of Art & History (Orillia, ON) seeks a post-secondary student to fill the position of Visitor Experiences Assistant for the summer. Under the direction of the Visitor Experiences Coordinator is responsible for supporting visitor experiences and customer services.  Duties may include assisting visitors, members, and volunteers through customer service, sales, gift shop procedures, membership benefits, and administration.  They may also assist with coordinating and participating in museum signature events and local special events held either at the museum or in the community.  Duties may include the creation of displays and/or exhibits to go to the events, preparing hand-out materials and hands-on activities, coordinating staff and/or volunteers to assist, set up and strike, budget preparation, promotion and reporting. 

Eligible candidates will be a student returning to post-secondary education, having completed at least one year of study in a college diploma/certificate program or university degree specializing in marketing, communications, tourism, business, special events, or gallery/museum studies.  It would be ideal if the student has a background and interest in visual arts and/or Canadian history.

Intermediate computer skills are required, while familiarity with database applications, and in particular PastPerfect Museum Software is a definite asset.  Applicant must be able to work independently with good clerical accuracy, and have the ability to organize and plan.  Time management is also required.  Familiarity with artefact handling, archival description standards, and a museum/archives environment are also assets.  Applicant must have excellent English skills, including good verbal and excellent writing abilities.  Applicant must have excellent customer service skills and a pleasant manner.

Applicant will need a recent (within the last year) clean police check including a Vulnerable Sector check.

Length of position:  15 weeks 

Hours/Week: 35     Salary: $11.40/hr

The Orillia Museum of Art & History is an equal opportunity employer and has in place a Human Resources Policy that it follows with regard to hiring practices for applicants and the participation of the Government of Canada’s job equity groups.

Deadline for application for this position is Friday, April 21 2017 by 5pm

Applications may be submitted, in confidence, by e-mail, mail, or dropped off in person to the attention of:

Ninette Gyorody

Orillia Museum of Art & History
30 Peter Street S.
Orillia, ON
L3V 5A9

Tel: (705) 326-2159 x101

The support of Employment and Social Development Canada through the Canada Summer Jobs program is gratefully acknowledged.

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

This position is dependent upon funding from CSJ.

 

 

Educational Instructors

The Orillia Museum of Art & History offers a broad range of education programs including school programs, classes and camps for children, family drop-in and youth workshops and classes, adult workshop and sessional programs for adults and seniors.

Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis from artists/educators interested in becoming part of our dynamic education team.

Qualifications

·       Active art practice

·       Familiarity with a variety of art media including appropriate use and care of materials

·       Enrolled in or completed college or university-level diploma or degree in the visual arts is an asset

·       Some in-class or teaching experience

·       Ability to adapt and apply the Ontario Visual Arts Curriculum to school programing; KG to grade 8

·       Punctual, adaptable and flexible with strong problem solving skills

·       Strong interpersonal, leadership and organizational skills

·       Ability to function as a team player as well as independently

·       Willingness to travel

·       A valid driver’s license and on-going access to a working vehicle

·       Familiarity with area and regional history is an asset

·       French is an asset

·       First Aid Certification is an asset


Please send a personalized cover letter and curriculum vitae in confidence to:

Programs Coordinator, Orillia Museum of Art & History, 30 Peter Street South, Orillia, Ontario  L3V 5A9

employment@orilliamuseum.org

The Orillia Museum of Art & History is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all qualified candidates, although only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

 

 

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