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2021 Summer Employment Opportunities

The Black Cultural Centre is pleased to be able to offer multiple summer employment positions this year. The application deadline is June 25, 2021 at 4pm. Deadline EXTENDED: July 9, 2021.

Students who are currently enrolled in an educational institution and plan to return to studies in the fall and are between 16 and 30 years of age at the start of employment are eligible to apply.

Current Opportunities:

Museum Interpreter / Tour Guide – Multiple Positions:
– Cherry Brook, Nova Scotia

Multi-Media Programmer – Multiple Positions:
– Cherry Brook, Nova Scotia

Community Researcher / Archivist – Various Locations & Virtual Positions:
– Digby
– Halifax
– Cumberland County
– Kentville

All positions range in duration from 8-12 weeks (Starting July) and are a total of 35 hours per week with an hourly rate of $13.00 per hour.


Job Title: Museum Interpreter / Tour Guide
Various Positions

Location: Cherry Brook, Nova Scotia

Work Language: English, basic French knowledge would be an asset but not required.

Application Deadline: June 25, 2021 – 4:00 pm

Be Inspired! Celebrate Nova Scotia’s rich Black History

Be a part of sharing the rich history and diverse culture of African Nova Scotians. The Black Cultural Centre established in 1983 is looking for energetic and creative individuals to inspire and welcome visitors to the museum, assist in developing programs and events.

Job Description: Be part of the museum team, interacting with visitors to the museum. Occasional assignments which will include assisting with exhibits that portray African Nova Scotian heritage as well as guided tours and hosting visitors. Research and gathering of oral history. Providing services that assist tourists and researchers in gaining valuable knowledge of Black history and culture through the many displays, exhibits and artifacts at the Black Cultural Centre.

Duties: Provide guided museum interpretive tours to visitors; assist public in orientation to Centre; conduct youth activity programs and summer camps; assist in library research by patrons; conduct oral history interviews, assist in retail sales in gift shop, assist in museum and display maintenance and upkeep. Update basic web pages and develop web newsletter content. The position will also include duties associated with special programs, events and general museum operations. Access to a computer and internet for remote work my be required.

Qualifications:
-University and/or college student (returning to studies);
-General knowledge and interest of African-Nova Scotia History;
-Digital graphics computer skills (Photography, Photoshop etc)
-Good verbal and written communication skills;
-Able to conduct research and conduct interviews;
-Ability to conduct research via internet and library;
-Customer service skills an asset;
-Ability to read/write French would be an asset;
-Basic computer skills: Microsoft Office;
-Retail experience an asset;

Important Notes:

How To Apply:

Step 1: Register online at Young Canada Works (young-canada-works.canada.ca)
Step 2: Submit resume and cover letter via email: jobs@bccns.com or via fax: 902-434-2306
Application Deadline: June 25, 2021 – 4pm. Deadline EXTENDED: July 9, 2021.

Only successful candidates will be contacted.

Job Title: Multi-Media Programmer 
Various Positions

Location: Cherry Brook

Work Language: English, basic French knowledge would be an asset but not required.

Application Deadline: June 25, 2021 – 4:00 pm

Be Inspired! Celebrate Nova Scotia’s rich Black History

Be a part of sharing the rich history and diverse culture of African Nova Scotians. The Black Cultural Centre established in 1983 is looking for energetic and creative individuals to inspire and welcome visitors to the museum.

Job Description: To be part of the Black Cultural Centre’s program team, responsible for community virtual programs, and the development of multi-media content. Assignments, which will include assisting with multi-media creation of exhibits and virtual displays that portray African Nova Scotian heritage. Development of virtual content for online sharing as well as the gathering of oral and community histories from Canada’s Black community. Digitizing of digital records and artifacts in various formats, such as audio, video and animated graphics. Providing services that assist researchers and the public at large in gaining valuable knowledge of Black history and culture through digital content. Interacting with members of the African Nova Scotian communities throughout the province to create virtual content. Access to a computer and internet for remote work may be required.

Duties: Development and create of digital content and multi-media content that promotes and protects Black history and culture.

Qualifications:
-University and/or college student (returning to studies);
-General knowledge and interest of African-Nova Scotia History;
-Video and photography knowledge is an assets
-Digital graphics computer skills (Photography, Photoshop etc);
-Good verbal and written communication skills;
-Video and Audio editing skills
-Ability to read/write French would be an asset;
-Basic computer skills: Microsoft Office

Important Notes:

How To Apply:

Step 1: Register online at Young Canada Works (young-canada-works.canada.ca)
Step 2: Submit resume and cover letter via email: jobs@bccns.com or via fax: 902-434-2306
Application Deadline: June 25, 2021 – 4pm. Deadline EXTENDED: July 9, 2021.

Only successful candidates will be contacted.

Job Title: Community Researcher / Archivist
Various Positions

Various Locations: Digby, Halifax, Cumberland County and Kentville

Work Language: English, basic French knowledge would be an asset but not required.

Application Deadline: June 25, 2021 – 4:00 pm

Be Inspired! Celebrate Nova Scotia’s rich Black History

Be a part of sharing the rich history and diverse culture of African Nova Scotians. The Black Cultural Centre established in 1983 is looking for energetic and creative individuals to inspire and welcome visitors to the museum.

Job Description: To be part of the Black Cultural Centre’s program team, responsible for community virtual programs, outreach and youth programs. Assignments, which will include assisting with exhibits that portray African Nova Scotian heritage through special programs and community activities. Development of virtual content for online sharing as well as the gathering of oral and community histories from Canada’s Black community. Providing services that assist tourists and the public at large in gaining valuable knowledge of Black history and culture through the many displays, exhibits and artifacts at the Black Cultural Centre. Interacting with members of the African Nova Scotian communities throughout the province to hold virtual events and in-person programs. Provide creative youth programs and be able to deliver youth programming, such as day camps and special virtual cultural education programs. Access to a computer and internet for remote work required.

Duties: Conduct community research by way of oral histories and community resources, provide support to the creating and carrying out of outreach programs and events associated with the Black Cultural Centre; assist in research programs and community outreach and virtual events.

Qualifications:
-University and/or college student (returning to studies);
-General knowledge and interest of African-Nova Scotia History;
-Digital graphics computer skills (Photography, Photoshop etc);
-Good verbal and written communication skills;
-Ability to conduct research via internet and library;
-Customer service skills an asset;
-Ability to read/write French would be an asset;
-Basic computer skills: Microsoft Office

Important Notes:

How To Apply:

Step 1: Register online at Young Canada Works (young-canada-works.canada.ca)
Step 2: Submit resume and cover letter via email: jobs@bccns.com or via fax: 902-434-2306
Application Deadline: June 25, 2021 – 4pm. Deadline EXTENDED: July 9, 2021.

Only successful candidates will be contacted.

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