Schedule: June 3 - August 23, 2019 30 hours per week Duties Reporting to the Heritage Services Coordinator, you will assist in the cataloguing of the Town of Richmond Hill’s Historical Collection to meet the Standards for Museums required by the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport and the Town of Richmond Hill. Duties will include classifying and labeling artifacts, research, completing required forms, maintaining files, assisting staff and volunteers, ensuring the safe storage of the collection and keeping the storage area in a clean and organized manner. The successful candidate will be responsible, highly organized and a self- motivated individual who is a team player with the ability to work on their own or with minimal supervision. You have well developed written/verbal communication skills. You will also assist with exhibition set up for the delivery of programs and events as required. • Currently enrolled in a college or university program, preferably working towards a degree in Art, History or Museum studies or a related field • A background working with artifacts in a historical setting is desirable • Emergency First Aid & CPR certification • Applicants must be between 18-30 years of age in accordance with granting provisions • You must be returning to full-time studies in September 2018 • You are a team player with strong written and oral communication skills • You demonstrate Richmond Hill’s corporate values of care, collaboration, courage and service • Strong organization skills and the ability to manage multiple tasks and ability to prioritize are a requirement • Proficient computer skills such as word processing, spreadsheet and database management is necessary • You have excellent interpersonal and problem solving skills • Ability to meet the physical demands of the job including lifting and carrying of heavy boxes • Successful applicant will be required to provide a satisfactory Vulnerable Sector Check
We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those under consideration will be contacted.
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