Heritage Programming Assistant - Young Canada Works Job Openings by Province of Nova Scotia in Halifax

Job Title Heritage Programming Assistant - Young Canada Works Job Openings Halifax Province of Nova Scotia
Pub Date 14 February 2020
Company Province of Nova Scotia
Location Halifax

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Province of Nova Scotia Job Vacancies 2020

Heritage Programming Assistant - Young Canada Works Job Opening in Halifax

Apply By: 2/28/2020


Communities, Culture & Heritage


Heritage Programming AssistantYoung Canada Works, Student, HALIFAX


Competition # 24081


About Us

The Maritime Museum of the Atlantic is the oldest and largest Maritime Museum in Canada. The Museum is a valuable historical, cultural and educational institution. It is the largest site in Nova Scotia that collects and interprets various elements of Nova Scotia’s marine history. Visitors are introduced to the age of steamships, local small craft, the Royal Canadian and Merchant Navies, World War II convoys and The Battle of the Atlantic, the Halifax Explosion of 1917, and Nova Scotia’s role in the aftermath of the Titanic disaster.

About Our Opportunity

We are committed to providing high quality and engaging programming & services to our public. We are looking for a Student Heritage Programming Assistant for an approximate 16-week period from mid-May to mid-September 2020. You must be willing to work flexible working hours (up to 35 hours a week over a seven-day period). Evening and weekend work.

Under the supervision of the Curator of Visitor Experience and Engagement, you will assist Museum staff to research, develop and deliver first person interpretive programs that will engage target audiences in meaningful and fun ways, and create a greater variety in museum experiences. You can channel energies to any number of presentations inspired by our rich maritime heritage.


Main Areas of work: Museum Galleries, Temporary Display Area, CSS Acadia.

About You

To be successful in this role, you must be enrolled in a post-secondary institution, having preferably completed at least one year of study and you must be registered in the Young Canada Works (YCW) on-line candidate inventory (www.youngcanadaworks.gc.ca) and meet the eligibility criteria of the program.


You possess effective communication (both oral and written) and organizational skills and have computer proficiency with common software and web search engines. Interpersonal and problem-solving skills are key and the ability to work effectively in a team environment. You must also be self-motivated and able to work with limited supervision.

A passion for history and people should be demonstrated. Dramatic or other performance experience would help you in this role.


Strong assets would include:

  • Advanced knowledge of written and spoken French;
  • Previous experience with public program development and presentation skills in a similar setting, such as, heritage, arts or cultural field;
  • Knowledge of the region’s natural and cultural history, Super Host or equivalent; and,
  • Certification or training in a museum studies, education, tourism or hospitality program.
Other Considerations

Any appointment to the position is dependent on approval and funding by Young Canada Works.

You will be required to pass appropriate background checks (criminal record and child abuse registry).


To be eligible, all applications for this posting must be received through the ’s job competition website: https://jobs.novascotia.ca/. Please note the closing date for applications on the website. All Applicants must be registered in the Young Canada Works (YCW) on-line candidate inventory (www.youngcanadaworks.gc.ca) and meet the eligibility criteria of the program.


Inquiries for more information should be made to the attention of:


Richard MacMichael, Coordinator of Visitor Services and Interpretive Programming

Maritime Museum of the Atlantic

1675 Lower Water Street

Halifax, NS., B3J 1S3.

(902) 424-8897

E-mail: richard.macmichael[at]novascotia.ca


Pay Grade: HOURLY


Salary Range: $16.00$16.00 Hourly


As one of the leading companies in Canada, Province of Nova Scotia offers variety of opportunities for employees to grow and make them as future leaders of the professional and disciplined. Province of Nova Scotia also gives a dynamic work environment in order to encourage employees to give optimally, and at the same time, you are able to escalate new experience and knowledge through the company programs.

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