Location: Beaconsfield Historic House, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
Length of assignment: 2021-11-22 to 2022-03-31 (18 weeks)
Hourly wage: $15.50
Beaconsfield Historic House is seeking two creative and dynamic individuals to assist with its winter programming. The duties of the Heritage Interpreters will be to carry out the daily activities associated with site interpretation and special events that occur in the Carriage House. Candidates will be a recent university or college graduate with a keen interest and knowledge in both Prince Edward Island and Canadian history and culture. The ability speak fluently in both French and English, punctuality and customer service/retail skills would be definite assets. Experience in interpretation of a historic site is ideal, but not a requirement. Candidates should have an outgoing personality and strong work ethic. During the summer months, Beaconsfield Historic Site is open to visitors seven days a week, but the winter months we will reduce our operating hours. Work placements at Beaconsfield may include weekends/evening hours.
We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome applications from all equity-seeking groups including visible minorities, people with disabilities, and women.
Who can apply
An individual may be eligible for an internship if they:
are a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident, or have refugee status in Canada (non-Canadians holding temporary work visas or awaiting permanent status are not eligible);
are legally entitled to work in Canada;
are between 16 and 30 years of age at the start of employment;
are willing to commit to the full duration of the work assignment;
will not have another full-time job (over 30 hours a week) while employed with the program;
are unemployed or underemployed;
are a college or university graduate; and
are not receiving Employment Insurance (EI) benefits while employed with the program.
Note: Priority will be given to graduates that have not previously participated in YCW internship programs.
Application Deadline: November 17th at 5:00pm
How to apply
To apply, individuals are required to visit the Young Canada Works login page and create an account by clicking on the "Sign up" link, then complete and submit a candidate profile.