Summer Student Jobs

Summer 2020

Career-Building Opportunities

May 10 - August 29, 2020

40 hours per week

$15 per hour plus 4% holiday pay

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Eligibility Criteria: These positions are funded through Young Canada Works. We can only consider applications from people who meet all of the following eligibility criteria:

  • Canadian citizen or permanent resident, or have refugee status in Canada;
  • Legally entitled to work in Canada;
  • Between 16 and 30 years of age at the start of employment (10 May 2020);
  • Have finished the school term at the start of employment;
  • Have been a full-time student January-April 2020;
  • Intend to return to full-time studies in September 2020;
  • Able to commit to full-time work (40 hours per week) for the full duration of the work term (10 May – 29 August 2020);
  • Do not have another full-time job (over 30 hours a week) over the summer.

Click on the job titles below for more details about the positions and the skills, qualifications, and previous experience we're looking for.

Apply now! Send your resume and cover letter to Tammy Bradford, Manager, at crestonmuseum@telus.net. These positions are dependent on funding from Young Canada Works, but we will begin interviewing as soon as funding is confirmed (usually early to mid-April).



Need That Very First Job?

It’s an age-old problem: you need experience to get a job, but you need a job to get the experience.

We can help.

Museum Host

July 5 – August 29, 2020

40 hours per week

$15 per hour

As Museum Host, you are primarily responsible for delivering an excellent visitor experience to everyone who comes into the Museum. This includes:

  • Providing a prompt and cheerful greeting, giving visitors an orientation to the grounds and facilities, demonstrating and explaining the Model Railway, and getting them started on their tour of the Museum
  • Answering questions about exhibits, artifacts, and local history and giving full or partial tours of the Museum according to the needs and interests of visitors
  • Helping deliver summer events and programs, including Pioneer Weeks and History About Town Week
  • Staffing the gift shop and maintaining the cleanliness of grounds and facilities.

Depending on your skills and abilities, this position also provides an opportunity for an independent exhibit-development project.

This position will be funded through Canada Summer Jobs. We can only consider applications from people who meet all of the following criteria:

  • Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or refugee;
  • Legally entitled to work in Canada;
  • Between the ages of 15 and 30 at the start of the work term (5 July 2020)

No prior experience is necessary!

In fact, we will give priority to young people with no previous work experience, to youth who are facing other barriers to employment, or to students who are ineligible for other positions.

All we ask is that you enjoy working with people of all ages. This is a front-line visitor service position, so your friendliness, enthusiasm, and helpful, positive attitude will set you apart.

To apply, send resume and cover letter to Tammy Bradford at crestonmuseum@telus.net. This position is dependent on funding from Canada Summer Jobs. If that funding is confirmed, we will begin interviewing in mid-June.