Job Posting: Museum Assistants (Summer 2019)


(pending grant approval)

Open to all candidates aged 15 to 30 years, by the start date, to meet funding requirements.

Start Date: no earlier than May 13, 2019

End Date: no later than September 2, 2019

Work Description:

– provide visitor service and tours of the museum, respond to public queries
- administrative duties such as; updating museum databases, telephone, processing donations, memberships, correspondence, cash handling

– assist in researching and preparing materials for exhibits, based on Owen Sound’s marine, rail and/or industrial history & create materials for community outreach programs

– assist with marketing and promotion (print material, media releases, social media, mail-outs, distribution)

– assist Collections with artifact accessioning, conservation, organization and storage
- assist with special events, fundraising and marketing activities for the museum

Experience & Skills Required:

– well-developed customer service experience a must

– well-developed professional communication skills, both verbal & written,

– computer skills – proficiency in Word, Excel, PastPerfect an asset

– team building & organization

– must be able to multi-task effectively with constant interruptions

– museum experience an asset – acquisitions, artifact handling, archival research

Please submit resume to:, no later than April 18, 2019.