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Summer Positions

Museum Coordinator

The Museum of Ontario Archaeology is seeking a Museum Co-ordinator for the summer season. Anticipated start date is June 11 through to August 31, 2024. This position is 35 hrs/week, Tuesday through Saturday, 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM, $16.55/hr. This position is contingent on the successful funding through the Canada Summer Jobs program and candidates must meet the eligibility requirements outline below.

The Museum Co-ordinator will ensure that museum visitors both on-site and online have an engaging and memorable cultural experience. The Museum Co-ordinator will align reception and gift shop services, orient visitors to museum on-site and online services, engage with and create content for social media, and assist with program content development and delivery.

Event Coordinator

The Museum of Ontario Archaeology is seeking an Event Coordinator for the summer season. Anticipated start date is June 8 through to August 31, 2024. This position is 35 hrs/week, $16.55/hr.  This position is contingent on the successful funding through the Canada Summer Jobs program and candidates must meet the eligibility requirements outline below.

The Event Coordinator’s primary responsibility will be planning, organizing, and executing a variety of engaging summer events at the Museum of Ontario Archaeology. The primary focus of the position will be the creation and coordination of the Summer Arts in the Park series, to be hosted over nine weekends through July and August and to lead the planning and delivery of the annual Hands On Heritage Day event and Natural Clay Pottery Course.

The MOA’s Interpretive Plan encourages the museum to seek a diversity of voices for interpretation, and we will strongly encourage First Nations, Inuit, and Métis and students from other underrepresented groups to apply.

Camp Coordinator

The Museum of Ontario Archaeology is seeking a Camp Coordinator for the summer season.  Anticipated start date is June 10 through to September 1, 2024. This position is 35 hrs/week, $16.55/hr. 

Under the general supervision of the Public & Education Programmer, the Camp Coordinator’s primary responsibility will be assisting in the development and implementation of the Summer Camp program for children ages 6-12. They will serve in a leadership position, supervising the Junior Camp Counsellor Staff and volunteers. The successful candidate will also be involved in developing, planning, and implementing public programming initiatives and activities similar in nature to camp deliverables.

Camp Counsellor

The Museum of Ontario Archaeology is seeking a Camp Counselor for the summer season. Anticipated start date is June 8 through to August 31, 2024. This position is 35 hrs/week, $16.55/hr.  This position is contingent on the successful funding through the Canada Summer Jobs program and candidates must meet the eligibility requirements outline below.

The Camp Counsellor will assist the Public and Education Programmer with the delivery of our Summer Kid’s Day Camp Program. The Camp Counsellor position will provide an opportunity for youth interested in the field of education, archaeology, history, museum studies, First Nations studies or similar, to gain experience working with children between the ages of 6-12. The Counsellor will also develop limited supervisory and program development skills.

The MOA’s Interpretive Plan encourages the museum to seek a diversity of voices for interpretation, and we will strongly encourage First Nations, Inuit, and Métis and students from other underrepresented groups to apply.

Museum Educator

The Museum of Ontario Archaeology is seeking a Museum Educator for the summer season. Anticipated start date is June 8 through to August 31, 2024. This position is 35 hrs/week, $16.55/hr.  This position is contingent on the successful funding through the Canada Summer Jobs program and candidates must meet the eligibility requirements outline below.

The Museum Educator’s primary responsibility will include assisting the Public & Education Programmer with delivering interactive summer programming and guided tours to museum visitors, conduct public archaeology workshops and activities, update school programming, and assist with special event planning and delivery.

The MOA’s Interpretive Plan encourages the museum to seek a diversity of voices for interpretation, and we will strongly encourage First Nations, Inuit, and Métis and students from other underrepresented groups to apply.

Interpretation and Outreach Assistant

The Museum of Ontario Archaeology is seeking an Interpretation and Outreach Assistant for the summer season (12 weeks, 35 hr/week, $16.55/hr.  Anticipated start date is June 11 through to August 31, 2024.).

Our Interpretation and Outreach Assistant who will be responsible for delivering gallery and site tours including assisting with the introduction of Augmented Reality experiences on-site, and representing the museum at outreach events in the community over the summer.  They will assist with research and planning of late summer events such as the MOA Heritage Day and Scavenger Hunt. They will also be responsible for collections management tasks such as collections inventory, repackaging, data entry, and 3D scanning. They will also be given the opportunity to enhance the interpretive content of the museum’s collections.

Collections Assistant

The Museum of Ontario Archaeology is seeking a Collections Assistant for the summer season (6 weeks, 36.25 hr/week, $16.55/hr.  Anticipated start date is June 17 through to July 26, 2024.).

Our Collections Assistant will be responsible for adding and improving data integrity of archaeological collections records in the museum’s collections management system, as well as preparing collections material for long term storage. They will also be responsible for other collections management tasks such as collections inventory, other data entry, 3D scanning, and assisting with the ingestion of additional archaeological collections into the repository.

Western Work Study Opportunities

The MOA is an eligible placement for the Western Work Study program and can place students year-round. Watch for our listings on Western University’s Work Study page.

Internships

The MOA is an eligible placement for undergraduate and graduate internships that are fully supported by the student’s institution. We have hosted interns from institutions such as Western University, Fanshawe College, Sir Sanford Fleming College, Toronto Metropolitan University, and Algonquin College. Placements are subject to supervisor availability. Please contact us with your area of interest.

High School Co-Op Positions

The Museum of Ontario Archaeology is happy to host limited numbers of co-op students each year. These placements are available with the Education department for afternoons only.

Volunteer Positions

A range of volunteer opportunities are available in Collections, Exhibits, Education, Marketing and Administration departments.

The MOA is currently seeking Volunteers with skills in teaching, providing tours, collections management, reception, and marketing (including social media).