The Wooden Boat Museum of Newfoundland and Labrador is now accepting applications for the following positions. Application deadline is May 4, 2018.


Chief Interpreter

Program stream: Young Canada Works in Heritage Organizations
Job title: Chief Interpreter
Organization name: Wooden Boat Museum of Newfoundland and Labrador
Job location: Winterton, Newfoundland and Labrador
Length of assignment: 2018-06-11 to 2018-09-01 (12 weeks)
Hourly wage: $13.00/35 hours per week

Job Description: The Chief Interpreter will work closely with the Manager/Assistant Manager and will be responsible for many duties of general museum work as outlined by Management. The successful candidate must meet eligibility requirements as outlined by YCW and must apply online. Candidates must have good communication and organizational skills.


Tour Guide

Program stream: Young Canada Works in Heritage Organizations
Job title: Tour Guide
Organization name: Wooden Boat Museum of Newfoundland and Labrador
Job location: Winterton, Newfoundland and Labrador
Length of assignment: 2018-06-25 to 2018-09-01 (10 weeks)
Hourly wage: $11.15/35 hours per week

Job Description: Tour Guides are required to work at the Wooden Boat Museum of Newfoundland and Labrador in Winterton. Students interested in Newfoundland culture and heritage are encouraged to apply. All training will be provided. Candidates must register with YCW to apply online and must meet eligibility requirements as outlined by YCW. Candidates must have good communication and organizational skills.


Program Assistant

Program stream: Young Canada Works in Heritage Organizations
Job title: Programming Assistant
Organization name: Wooden Boat Museum of Newfoundland and Labrador
Job location: Winterton, Newfoundland and Labrador
Length of assignment: 2018-06-25 to 2018-09-01 (10 weeks)
Hourly wage: $12.00/35 hours per week

Job Description: The Museum Programming Assistant will work closely with the Museum Manager to develop, deliver and evaluate Museum programming, assist in planning special events and oversee daily demonstrations and visitor experiences. Good communication and organizational skills are required. The successful candidate must apply online and meet eligibility requirements as outlined by YCW.


Boat Builder’s Assistant

Program stream: Young Canada Works in Heritage Organizations
Job title: Boat Builder’s Assistant
Organization name: Wooden Boat Museum of Newfoundland and Labrador
Job location: Winterton, Newfoundland and Labrador
Length of assignment: 2018-06-11 to 2018-09-01 (12 weeks)
Hourly wage: $15.00/37.5 hours per week

Job Description: 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 and meet eligibility requirements as outlined by YCW.