The Stratford Perth Heritage Foundation is looking for two summer students to work at Fryfogel Tavern from June 21st till August 23rd for 30 hours a week.
The tasks and responsibilities can include but are not limited to:
Opening and closing the facility
Assist in general administrative tasks, research projects, and/or site planning
Accept, archive and document donations and artifacts
Report visitor and staff concerns to supervisors
Maintain daily admission records
Attend, participate and complete training provided
Act as the first point of contact for visitor health and safety and possible first aid
Assist in preparing tavern and property for being open to public
Ensure the site is secure and safe for visitors
Minor tavern and ground keeping to ensure cleanliness and safety
Greet and interact with facility visitors in a friendly manner
Provide high-level customer service to members of the public
Direct visitors around the historical site while interpreting the property/ arboretum and local history
Develop and deliver programming for groups based on tavern, arboretum, and local history
Prepare and gather supplies needed for programming
Assist in developing summer exhibits based on Canada’s 150th, local artists and the tavern’s
significance to local and national history
Assist in planning and execution of public summer event based on Canada’s 150th
Provide programming for clients
Advocate for local tourist spots and activities in the immediate rural area
Perform other duties as assigned
Employees must have reliable transportation
Students interested in this position may be studying Education, Curatorial and Museum Studies, History, Public Relations, Horticulture and Landscape, and Event Planning.
First Aid and CRP training is an asset but not required.
Students must be continuing their full-time education in September 2017.
If interested, please forward a cover letter and resume to email@example.com