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Company NameThe Town of Arnprior
Job PositionMuseum Programming and Outreach Coordinator
Job Location
  • Arnprior
Job Type
  • Part Time
  • Permanent
Anticipated Start Date10/17/2023
Posting End Date09/29/2023
Compensation Amount$18.67 - $21.97/hr
Job Description

Reporting directly to the Manager of Culture/Curator, the Museum Programming and Outreach Coordinator is responsible for the development, promotion, and communication of museum activities, programs and events for local schools, children, and adults. In collaboration with Museum Staff, the Coordinator will develop and execute interactive workshops for children and adults for PA days, holidays, and community events, create engaging and educational tours for class visits, tours, and partner organizations.

The primary responsibilities for this position include (but are not limited to) the following:
• Assist to develop, coordinate, implement, and evaluate educational programs which correspond with the Ontario school curriculum for children and youth.
• In collaboration with the Manager of Culture/Curator, create presentations, create and deliver handouts, deliver programs, coordinate and schedule class visits,
research the needs of teachers relative to the curriculum, maintain records and statistics, maintain and handle artefacts in a safe and effective manner, and
develop good relationships with school principals, teachers and home school groups.
• Assist in building connections with area residents and organizations, create and develop engaging museum outreach programs, and deliver them off-site to
seniors in residence and in long-term care and other community groups as needed according to the needs and interests of the audience.
• Assist in the creation and implementation of a range of talks, tours, lectures, programs and special events for the public according to community and museum
interests and needs while leveraging and contributing to community partnerships.
• Assist the Manager of Culture/Curator and Museum Administrative Assistant, the Coordinator with collaborate with and schedule volunteers for various jobs and
events as required.
• Follow the opening and closing procedures for the building.

The successful candidate will have a minimum of:
• Completion of High School.
• Valid class ‘G’ driver’s license for off-site work.
• A satisfactory Vulnerable Sector Check is required prior to hire.
• Familiarity with the Ontario curriculum and working with schools.
• Demonstrated self-starter with the ability to work independently and in a team environment.
• Excellent interpersonal skills and a demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with a broad range of people, including students of various ages and abilities.
• Highly organized and able to handle multiple projects with competing demands.

• Post-secondary diploma or degree from a recognized college or university, preferably in education, Museum Studies or History considered an asset.
• Current CPR/First Aid certification will be considered an asset.
• Knowledge of Canadian history will be considered and asset.
• Knowledge of local Arnprior and area heritage and culture will be considered an asset.

How Applicants Should ApplyE-mail
Apply to:[email protected]