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Work Study (UWO)

As an affiliate of the University of Western Ontario, the Museum employs University of Western Ontario (UWO) Work study students to help in various positions.
To be eligible for the listings below, you must be
pre-approved for Work study at Western or eligible for Canada Summer Jobs or Young Canada Works.

We are currently accepting resumes for these positions.

Education Assistant:  Work Study

The Museum of Ontario Archaeology is seeking Education Assistants for the summer (May 1, 2016 to August 31, 2016).

Education Assistants ensure museum guests have a positive museum experience and are responsible for delivering curriculum focused school programs, tours, and family programs.  Key responsibilities include:

  • Providing exceptional customer service by delivering quality programming.
  • Engaging visitors by sharing the museum’s stories through hands-on activities, demonstrations, and tours.
  • Engaging children by delivering curriculum focused programs in a fun and welcoming atmosphere.
  • Ensuring public and classroom areas are clean and gallery activities are well maintained.

The ideal candidates will have the following skills:

  • Strong customer service and communication skills; ability to engage and converse with people of all ages and backgrounds
  • A positive attitude and strong work ethic which strong attention to detail.
  • Comfortable speaking to groups of people
  • An interest of archaeological practices and Canadian Aboriginal history.
  • Ability to work with diverse groups of people including children.

Note:    Students will work off campus at the Museum of Ontario Archaeology (located near Wonderland Rd and Fanshawe Park Rd).   Evening and weekend shifts may be scheduled as needed.  The position also involves working in an outdoor environment for some program activities with exposure to seasonal temperatures, direct sunlight and insects.
This is a Western Work study position. You must be pre-approved for hours before applying.
Please mail, fax, or e-mail resume and cover letter to:

Katie Urban, Learning Coordinator
Museum of Ontario Archaeology
1600 Attawandaron Road
London, Ontario, N6G 3M6
Fax: (519) 850-2363
E-mail: learn@archaeologymuseum.ca

 

Museum Gallery and Gift Shop Assistant – Student Position

Working weekends and occasional weekdays, the student will oversee the Museum of Ontario Archaeology’s public gallery and gift shop. The candidate will greet and interact with visitors to the Museum, provide them with information on the Museum and starting them on a self-guided tour. Processing admissions and gift shop purchases through a cash register system, inventory management, as well as other daily duties are involved.

This is a Western Work study position. You must be pre-approved for hours before applying.

Please mail, fax, or e-mail resume and cover letter to:

Cindy Barrett
Museum of Ontario Archaeology
1600 Attawandaron Road
London, Ontario, N6G 3M6
Fax: (519) 850-2363
E-mail: cindy@archaeologymuseum.ca

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Work study details: It may take up to 4 weeks to be accessed for work study. You will be notified by Western through your email. Jobs are posted on CareerCentral job listings.