Friday, May 8, 2015

Job posting: Heritage Assistant (Student) for Pasadena

Heritage Assistant (Student)

The Pasadena Heritage Society – NL is seeking an enthusiastic, outgoing and organized individual to act as a Heritage Assistant to deliver a number of tasks related to preserving and promoting the heritage of the Town of Pasadena.

Location: Town of Pasadena
Rate of Pay: $10.25/hour; 35 hours/week (some evening and weekend work required)
Duration: 7 weeks

 Heritage inventory and cataloguing
 Oral histories including interviewing residents and transcribing for use on website
 Organize and facilitate heritage awareness activities including a presence at Pasadena Strawberry Days
 Other duties as assigned

 Basic computer skills
 Ability to work independently
 Excellent oral and written communication skills
 An interest in the heritage of Newfoundland and Labrador, and a commitment to its preservation, preferably augmented by courses in Newfoundland and Labrador history, folklore, historical geography, religious history
 Some background in oral history practice would be an asset 

To submit an application, please email your resume and cover letter to All interested applicants are encouraged to apply however preference may be given to post-secondary applicants. Applicants must be residents of Pasadena (or surrounding communities in the Humber Valley) and a current student who is intending to return to studies in September. The incumbent will work out of the Town Hall and will take direction from the Heritage Society board of directors via a work plan. This is a great opportunity to get experience in the heritage sector.

Closing Date: May 15, 2015

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