26 April 2018

Date of entry: June 4, 2018

Duration: 8 weeks

Schedule: 30 hours a week

Salary: $ 15 / h

The Aylmer Heritage Association is a non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion, preservation and protection of Aylmer’s built, natural and immaterial heritage. Our archives are open to the public and promoted by programs, events and exhibitions.

The Education Programs Officer will support the Director of the Aylmer Heritage Association in the delivery of two educational programs in both official languages. The first educational program targets elementary, secondary and post-secondary school groups. The second program, in the form of a guided tour, aimed tourists, adults and seniors. In a team with the Director, the Board of Directors, the Education Committee and external partners, the Education Programs Officer will participate in the design of educational programs, from the ideation and the establishment of guidelines to their development – content search, text writing, material design, etc.

The duties and responsibilities of the Education Programs Officer are as follows:

  • Search for content (images, text, artifacts, videos, etc.) in the Aylmer Heritage Association’s collections, in collections external to the Association, and with Francophone and Anglophone members of the community;
  • Produce training manuals in both official languages ​​for programs;
  • Design and develop teaching materials in both official languages;
  • Write interpretive texts in both official languages;
  • Participate in the design of the evaluation of educational programs and the development of assessment tools;
  • Develop a contact list of schools and educational institutions in the Aylmer sector and the City of Gatineau;
  • Communicate in a professional manner, in both official languages, with the members and partners of the Aylmer Heritage Association;
  • Write various communication materials in both official languages ​​to promote the educational programs of the Aylmer Heritage Association;
  • Perform all other related duties related to the delivery of educational programs of the Aylmer Heritage Association.

Qualifications and skills sought

  • Student in Museum Studies or a related discipline such as Education, History, etc.
  • Team working
  • Ability to work alone
  • Excellent research skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of learning theories
  • Knowledge of current practices in Museum Studies, Education or Cultural mediation
  • Bilingualism
  • Knowledge of the history of Aylmer and the region an asset
  • Experience in non-profit organizations an asset

* Applicants from visible minorities and candidates from Aboriginal nations are invited to indicate this in their cover letter. When competencies are equal, students from visible minorities or Aboriginal communities will be privileged.

To apply, please send us your resume and a cover letter to associationpatrimoineaylmer@gmail.com to the intention of Isabelle Desmeules by May 20 at the latest. We thank in advance all applicants who have demonstrated an interest. Please note that we will only communicate with the selected candidates for an interview.

* Please note that the candidate must meet the eligibility criteria of Canada Summer Jobs:

  • be between the ages of 15 and 30 (inclusive) at the beginning of the employment;
  • was enrolled as a full-time student in the previous year of study;
  • consider returning to school full-time in the following year of study;
  • is attending a secondary, post-secondary, CEGEP, vocational or technical program;
  • is a Canadian citizen, a permanent resident or a person who has been granted refugee protection under the Immigration Act and the protection of refugees and;
  • is legally entitled to work under the relevant provincial / territorial laws and regulations.
  • Foreign students are not eligible.