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Student Employment Opportunities

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 – Summer Student Position

(Canada Summer Jobs & Young Canada Works Position – upon funding approval)  & Western Work Study Position

A full time Education Assistant is required for the Museum of Ontario Archaeology’s summer season, beginning mid May to the end of August 2015. The successful candidate will have a background in history, education or First Nations studies and possess both a positive attitude and a strong work ethic.  Prior work or volunteer experience at a museum or historic site is an asset.

The Education Assistant will be responsible for delivering education programs and leading workshops for school, day camp and tour groups, as well as interpreting the Museum for visitors. The position also offers the opportunity for the successful candidate to be involved in educational program development and marketing initiatives. He/She will also receive supervisory and leadership training.

Please include in your cover letter how you meet the Canada Summer Jobs or Young Canada Works eligibility requirements.
If you are applying as a Western Work study student, you must be pre-approved for your hours before applying.

Applications will be due by May 1, 2015.
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

Senior Camp Counselor – Summer Student Position

(Canada Summer Jobs & Young Canada Works Position – upon funding approval)

MOA is seeking a Senior Camp Counselor for the summer season (mid May/early June to the end of August 2015).  In the summer, the Museum continues to offer its educational programs and a unique Summer Day Camp, which provides a variety of experiences for children including archaeological digs, games, art workshops, theatre, nature activities and gallery tours.

The Senior Camp counselor will be responsible for delivery of daily activities for the Museum’s Summer Day Camp for children ages 5-9 and managing Junior Counselors and volunteers.  The position also offers the opportunity for the successful candidate to be involved in educational program delivery and development. He/She will also receive supervisory and leadership training.

The successful candidate will have a background in Education, History or First Nations studies and possess both a positive attitude and a strong work ethic. First Aid training, work or volunteer experience with children and/or previous managerial experience are assets.

Please include in your cover letter how you meet the Canada Summer Jobs or Young Canada Works eligibility requirements. 

Applications will be due by May 1, 2015.
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

Junior Camp Counselor – Summer Student Position

Western Work Study Position for Summer Students

MOA has 7-8 positions available for Junior Camp Counselor for the summer season (mid June to early September 2015). In the summer, the Museum offers a unique Summer Day Camp, which provides a variety of experiences for children including archaeological digs, games, art workshops, theatre, nature activities and gallery tours. Junior Camp Counselors will help delivery summer camp activities for children age 5-9. First Aid training, work or volunteer experience with children are assets.

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

Applications will be due by early June, 2015.
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

Historical Interpreter – Summer Student Position

(Young Canada Works position)

A Historical Interpreter is required for the Museum of Ontario Archaeology’s summer season, beginning (mid May until the end of August 2015). The successful candidate will have a background and/or be enrolled in a history, anthropology, Visual Arts or First Nations Studies program.  The successful candidate will possess both a positive attitude and a strong work ethic.  Prior work or volunteer experience at a museum or historic site is an asset.

He/she will have excellent interpersonal and speaking skills, strong interest in and understanding of historical information relating to Canadian Aboriginal history.  He/she should also have the ability to work independently and in a team environment, as well as willingness to work outdoors full-time. This position will require demonstrating traditional First Nations crafts; therefore a strong artistic ability is required, prior knowledge of First Nations crafts is an asset.

Please include in your cover letter how you meet the Young Canada Works eligibility requirements.

Applications are due by May 1, 2015.
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

Archaeological Interpreter – Summer Student Position

(Young Canada Works position)

An Archaeological Interpreter is required for the Museum of Ontario Archaeology’s summer season (mid May until the end of August 2015). The successful candidate will be a responsible, independent worker with strong communication skills and be enrolled as a university student, preferably in an anthropology or archaeology program.

He/she will have excellent interpersonal and speaking skills, strong interest in and understanding of historical information relating to Canadian Aboriginal history.  He/she should also have the ability to work independently and in a team environment, as well as willingness to work outdoors full-time. This position requires the demonstration of excavation methods and pre-contact artifacts.  Previous archaeological experience is an asset.

Please include in your cover letter how you meet the Young Canada Works eligibility requirements.

Applications due May 1, 2015.
Please mail, fax, or e-mail resume and cover letter to:

Joan Kanigan, Executive Director
Museum of Ontario Archaeology
1600 Attawandaron Road
London, Ontario, N6G 3M6
Fax: (519) 850-2363
E-mail: director@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:

Jennifer Stead, Experience Coordinator
Museum of Ontario Archaeology
1600 Attawandaron Road
London, Ontario, N6G 3M6
Fax: (519) 850-2363
E-mail: jennifer@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.