Programs and Volunteer Assistant (YCW summer) – WDM Yorkton

April 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 This position is dependent on funding through the Young Canada Works program and candidates must meet Young Canada Works eligibility requirements. 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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