Programs and Volunteer Assistant (summer) – WDM Yorkton

May 17, 2024

The WDM Yorkton is seeking a Programs and Volunteer Assistant for a summer term position. The candidate will work in a support role for education and public programming, and additionally with the Museum Assistant in the area of visitor services.

 Duties and Responsibilities: • Become familiar with all aspects of museums, specifically the WDM Yorkton. • Assist with the planning, implementation, and evaluation of in-person and online museum programming. • Participate in the development and presentation of educational and public programming, value-added interpretation, and special events. • Generate effective and creative ways to enhance public visitation and community engagement. • Visitor service duties include processing admissions and gift shop sales; basic phone reception; providing tourism information; handling general Museum inquiries and directing specific inquiries to appropriate departments. • Create and maintain a sanitary & welcoming environment in the reception, public facility, and gallery areas. • General office and other duties as assigned.

 This is an approximately 16-week full-time term position, 35 hours/week: May 5 – August 24, 2024 (exact start date is flexible). 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. Shifts include weekday, weekend and occasional evening work. The successful candidate will be required to undergo a criminal record and vulnerable sector check.

 Full details including wage are available at Apply by April 17, 2024. Summer Programs and Volunteer Assistant Selection Committee Western Development Museum – Yorkton P.O. Box 98 Yorkton, SK S3N 2V6 Email: [email protected]

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