Jeremy Harnum

Museum Closing Notice 2017

 

 

The Wooden Boat Museum of Newfoundland and Labrador is now closed for the 2017 Season.

We will reopen in June 2018. Please follow us online for more detailed information when it
becomes available.

To inquire about a group tour, call (709)583-2070 or visit our office on the second floor of the Winterton
Fire Hall.

Job Advertisements – Summer 2017

Boat Builder’s Assistant

The Wooden Boat Museum of Newfoundland and Labrador is now accepting applications for the position of Boat Builder’s Assistant. Application deadline is May 24, 2017.

YCW Program: Young Canada Works in Heritage Organizations
Position Title: Boat Builder’s Assistant
Organization: Wooden Boat Museum of Newfoundland and Labrador
City / Town / Village: Winterton
Province / Territory: Newfoundland and Labrador
Length of Assignment: 13 weeks / 40 hours per week
Salary per hour: $ 15.00/hr
Start Date: June 4, 2017
End Date: September 2, 2017

The successful candidate will help facilitate boat building workshops with adults and children and interact with museum visitors in the boat shed. The student will gain valuable knowledge of traditional wooden boat design, construction and use.

Candidates must apply online at http://young-canada-works.canada.ca and meet eligibility requirements as outlined by YCW.

 


Chief Interpreter

The Wooden Boat Museum of Newfoundland and Labrador is now accepting applications for the position of Boat Builder’s Assistant. Application deadline is May 24, 2017.

YCW Program: Young Canada Works in Heritage Organizations
Position Title: Chief Interpreter
Organization: Wooden Boat Museum of Newfoundland and Labrador
City / Town / Village: Winterton
Province / Territory: Newfoundland and Labrador
Length of Assignment: 12 weeks / 35 hours per week
Salary per hour: $ 15.00/hr
Start Date: June 11, 2017
End Date: September 2, 2017

The Chief Interpreter candidate must have good communication and organizational skills, ensure that the visitor experience is fulfilling, that visitor needs and expectations are being met, and confirm all staff provide quality interpretation. This person would also be responsible for training summer staff and overseeing their needs for the duration of the season.

Candidates must apply online at http://young-canada-works.canada.ca and meet eligibility requirements as outlined by YCW.

 


Museum Chief Interpreter, Boat Building Assistant, Special Events Coordinator and Museum Interpreter

The Wooden Boat Museum of Newfoundland and Labrador is now accepting applications for FOUR CSJ positions as outlined below. Application deadline is May 31, 2017.

CSJ Program: Canada Summer Jobs
Organization: Wooden Boat Museum of Newfoundland and Labrador
City / Town / Village: Winterton
Province / Territory: Newfoundland and Labrador
Length of Assignment: 3 positions for 9 weeks and 1 position for 8 weeks
Positions: Museum Chief Interpreter, Boat Building Assistant, Special Events Coordinator, Museum Interpreter.
Employer: Wooden Boat Museum of Newfoundland and Labrador
Start Date: June 25, 2017
End Date: September 02, 2017
Salary: $10.75 – $12.00 per hour / 35 hours per week

All positions require excellent communications and organizational skills, become familiar with developing visitor experiences through interpretation, assisting the Master Boatbuilder in day to day activities, become familiar with the artefact collection and museum exhibits, answer questions and deliver daily programming. Responsibilities also include handling cash, recording daily visitor statistics and general activities associated with daily opening and closing procedures.

Please forward your resume with a cover letter to: Jacquey Ryan by email at jacquey.wbmnl@gmail.com

2017 Exhibit Designer RFP

The Wooden Boat Museum of Newfoundland and Labrador (WBMNL) is seeking proposals for design of new exhibits. Services include all aspects of design for two (2) new exhibits to be displayed at the Museum in Winterton and a Visual Standards Guideline. An additional service for training WBMNL staff is also required.

We would invite you to submit a proposal for this work. Click here to view our RFP.

Deadline for submission is March 31, 2017.

Schedule Changes – September 2016

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*** CHANGES TO OPEN SCHEDULE ***

The Wooden Boat Museum of Newfoundland and Labrador will be closed on Sunday, September 4, 2016, and will reopen on Tuesday, September 6, 2016 due to Labour Day.

We will continue to follow a Monday – Friday schedule when we reopen until our closing day on Friday, September 30, 2016.

We hope to see you soon!

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