Job Title: Museum Interpreter / Tour Guide
Various Positions

Location: Cherry Brook, Nova Scotia

Work Language: English, basic French knowledge would be an asset but not required.

Application Deadline: June 30, 2020 – 4:00 pm

Be Inspired! Celebrate Nova Scotia’s rich Black History

Be a part of sharing the rich history and diverse culture of African Nova Scotians. The Black Cultural Centre established in 1983 is looking for energetic and creative individuals to inspire and welcome visitors to the museum, assist in developing programs and events.

Job Description: Be part of the museum team, interacting with visitors to the museum. Occasional assignments which will include assisting with exhibits that portray African Nova Scotian heritage as well as guided tours and hosting visitors. Research and gathering of oral history. Providing services that assist tourists and researchers in gaining valuable knowledge of Black history and culture through the many displays, exhibits and artifacts at the Black Cultural Centre.

Duties: Provide guided museum interpretive tours to visitors; assist public in orientation to Centre; conduct youth activity programs and summer camps; assist in library research by patrons; conduct oral history interviews, assist in retail sales in gift shop, assist in museum and display maintenance and upkeep. Update basic web pages and develop web newsletter content. The position will also include duties associated with special programs, events and general museum operations. Access to a computer and internet for remote work required.

Qualifications:
-University and/or college student (returning to studies);
-General knowledge and interest of African-Nova Scotia History;
-Digital graphics computer skills (Photography, Photoshop etc)
-Good verbal and written communication skills;
-Able to conduct research and conduct interviews;
-Ability to conduct research via internet and library;
-Customer service skills an asset;
-Ability to read/write French would be an asset;
-Basic computer skills: Microsoft Office;
-Retail experience an asset;

Important Notes:

How To Apply:

Step 1: Register online at Young Canada Works (young-canada-works.canada.ca)

Step 2: Submit resume and cover letter via email: jobs@bccns.com or via fax: 902-434-2306

Application Deadline: June 30, 2020 – 4pm.

Only successful candidates will be contacted.


Job Title: Researcher / Program Assistant
Various Positions

Various Locations: Cherry Brook, Halifax, Cumberland County

Work Language: English, basic French knowledge would be an asset but not required.

Application Deadline: June 30, 2020 – 4:00 pm

Be Inspired! Celebrate Nova Scotia’s rich Black History

Be a part of sharing the rich history and diverse culture of African Nova Scotians. The Black Cultural Centre established in 1983 is looking for energetic and creative individuals to inspire and welcome visitors to the museum.

Job Description: To be part of the Black Cultural Centre’s program team, responsible for community programs and youth programs. Occasional assignments, which will include assisting with exhibits that portray African Nova Scotian heritage through special programs and community activities. Providing services that assist tourists and the public at large in gaining valuable knowledge of Black history and culture through the many displays, exhibits and artifacts at the Black Cultural Centre. Interacting with members of the African Nova Scotian communities throughout the province to hold events and programs. Provide creative youth programs and be able to deliver youth programming, such as day camps and special cultural education programs.

Duties: Conduct community research by way of oral histories and community resources, provide support to the creating and carrying out of outreach programs and events associated with the Black Cultural Centre; assist in research programs and community outreach events.

Must have a passion for history research, event planning and program coordination.

Qualifications:
-University and/or college student (returning to studies);
-General knowledge and interest of African-Nova Scotia History;
-Digital graphics computer skills (Photography, Photoshop etc);
-Good verbal and written communication skills;
-Ability to conduct research via internet and library;
-Customer service skills an asset;
-Ability to read/write French would be an asset;
-Basic computer skills: Microsoft Office

Important Notes:

How To Apply:

Step 1: Register online at Young Canada Works (young-canada-works.canada.ca)

Step 2: Submit resume and cover letter via email: jobs@bccns.com or via fax: 902-434-2306

Application Deadline: June 30, 2020 – 4pm.

Only successful candidates will be contacted.