30 April 2014

Canada Summer Jobs at the Bonavista North Museum & Gallery 2014

Museum Coordinator
(two positions)

Responsible for planning special events such as open houses, senior's day, children's activities, Canada Day celebrations, etc. as well as giving guided tours of the museum and giving assistance to visitors researching archival materials.

A donation of several books of genealogy research by local historian Clifford Andrews was made in 2008- this material is to be transferred to digital documents able to be shared with interested parties.

Other job responsibilities include regular housekeeping: ensuring clean and attractive displays for viewing by guests, handling cash donations, and performing simple book-keeping tasks such as making bank deposits and recording the number of visitors, donations made, expenses claimed, and receiving artefact donations.

Gallery Coordinator
(one position)

Responsible for planning special events: gallery openings, artist talks or demonstrations, group or special visitors; as well as giving guided tours of the ongoing exhibition. Also aiding the artist's installation of exhibits, learning as much as possible about the art to pass on to visitors. Each event is to be marketed and advertised. Documentation of exhibits for the museum's archives. Submission of article for newsletter and/or webpage. Also responsible for regular housekeeping of gallery, keeping the room clean, ensuring room humidity is at an acceptable level, and adjusting lighting to suit each exhibition's needs.

Each student will be expected to create an article for posting on the museum's webpage and/or newsletter and to help with marketing the organization's events and daily happenings. 
Each position pays $10 per hour plus 4% vacation pay.
Each position has been approved for 35 hours per week for 7 weeks.

Please send your resume with a cover letter telling us why you'd be perfect for one of these positions to:


Bonavista North Museum & Gallery
P. O. Box 257
Wesleyville, NL
A0G 4R0

Or drop off in person to Janet Davis at Norton's Cove Studio.

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