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Exterior exhibits including the Mackenzie Log Home and Log School House are now closed until the May long weekend, 2023.

Museum Hours

Monday 10 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday 10 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday 10 AM - 5 PM
Thursday 10 AM - 5 PM
Friday 10 AM - 5 PM
Saturday 10 AM - 5 PM
Sunday Closed

Archives Hours

Monday 10 AM - 4:30 PM
Tuesday 10 AM - 4:30 PM
Wednesday 10 AM - 4:30 PM
Thursday 10 AM - 4:30 PM
Friday 10 AM - 4:30 PM
Saturday 10 AM - 4:30 PM
Sunday Closed

General Admission

Individual $8.00 + HST
Children (4-12) $4.00 + HST
Student $6.00 + HST
Senior $6.00 + HST
Archives $6.00 + HST
Children (3 & under) FREE

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Bruce County Museum & Cultural Centre​

33 Victoria Street North (in the town of Saugeen Shores)
Southampton, ON Canada N0H 2L0

Toll Free: 1-866-318-8889 | Phone: 519-797-2080 | Fax 519-797-2191

museum@brucecounty.on.ca

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2023 - Current Opportunities

March Break Student

 

The March Break Student is the Museum’s support student for the KidZone March Break Day Camp, working with and reporting to the Education Coordinator. Duties will include assisting the Education Coordinator with the day-to-day execution of camp activities which include crafts, games, stories, outdoor time, and exhibit-based activities.

 

This position will start on Thursday, March 9, 2023 with a two-hour training session.

The position will be for the period of Monday, March 13, 2023 to Friday, March 17, 2023 only, working 8:15 am – 4:45 pm each day.

 

Requirements:
The candidate will be enthusiastic and enjoy interacting with children. Previous experience with children’s programming or camps would be an asset. The preferred candidate for the position will be a secondary student interested in the education, culture, tourism, or recreation related field.

 

Wage: $14.85 – $15.75 per hour

 

Application Deadline: January 31, 2023

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Marketing/Outreach Student

 

This position runs a total of 11 weeks, beginning at the Museum in Southampton on June 19, 2023 and ending September 1, 2023.

 

The Marketing/Outreach Student provides marketing support through the planning and execution of promotional outreach activities at busy sites and events throughout local communities. Through networking and social media activities, the Student will raise awareness and engagement, driving interest in and visits to the Museum. In addition, the Student assists with special events and duties onsite, reporting to the Marketing Coordinator. Outreach activities, delivering some programming, and marketing take place across the County and require weekend and evening hours.

 

Requirements:
The preferred candidate for the position will be a post-secondary student from a marketing, public relations, heritage/museum, hospitality or tourism-related field, with a working understanding of the standard Microsoft Office suite of programs, and proficiency with a digital camera, email and social networking applications. Time management and project resource management are facets of this job. Good writing and editing skills and a pleasant, professional yet friendly and out-going manner are key to success in this position. A valid driver’s license is a requirement.

 

Applicants must provide a current, clear Criminal Reference Check (including the vulnerable sector) and be subject to other regulatory record checks for the safety of the minors with whom they will be working.

 

Wage: $18.70 per hour

 

Application Deadline: January 31, 2023

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Programming Assistant Student

 

This position runs a total of 9 weeks, beginning at the Museum in Southampton on June 19, 2023 and ending August 18, 2023.

 

The Programming Assistant will assist with implementation of programming including: guest performances, talks, demonstrations, and movies. Duties include liaising with presenters, assisting with technical (A/V) requirements, set-up, and introduction of presenters. The student will interact with the public, guiding hands-on activity areas for children, acting as a tour guide for incoming groups, and interpreting exhibits. The student will monitor and guide planned activities and programs for the exhibits. The student will also be involved in training and monitoring youth and adult volunteers.

 

Requirements:
The preferred candidate for the position will be a post-secondary student, ideally from a museum studies, drama, history, recreation, or arts and culture-related field. The candidate will be enthusiastic and enjoy interacting with people of all ages, especially children, and be willing to dress in costume as part of the job. The candidate should be proficient in the standard Microsoft Office suite of programs, especially Word and Excel for data content and management. Time management and resource management are important facets of this job. Good writing and editing skills along with a professional, yet friendly demeanor are key to success in this position.

 

Applicants must provide a current, clear Criminal Reference Check (including the vulnerable sector) and be subject to other regulatory record checks for the safety of the minors with whom they will be working.

 

Wage: $18.70 per hour

 

Application Deadline: January 31, 2023

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Senior Leader KidZone Camp 

 

This position runs a total of 15 weeks, beginning at the Museum in Southampton on May 23, 2023 and ending September 1, 2023. The Senior Leader is one of two summer students providing leadership for KidZone Summer Day Camps alongside the Junior Leader and reporting to the Education & Outreach Coordinator. The Senior Leader’s position begins 3 weeks before the Junior Leader to allow for time to plan the camp schedule, learn administrative tasks, and assist the Education & Outreach Coordinator with school field trips.

 

During camp (July 4 – August 31) the Senior Leader will be responsible for planning the activities for the 9 weeks of camp which include: crafts, games, songs, stories, outdoor time, and exhibit-based activities. Once camp begins, the Senior leader will work alongside the Junior Leader, implementing the day-to-day execution of the camp, and will also be responsible for some administrative tasks which may include checking registration sheets, children’s health forms, attendance, filling out reports, and overseeing the sign-in and sign-out processes.

 

Requirements:
The preferred candidate for the position will be a post-secondary student studying in an education, early childhood education, heritage & culture, or recreation-related field. Candidates will be enthusiastic, self-starters, and enjoy spending time with and caring for children. The candidate will have previous experience planning and facilitating camp, school, or daycare programs, as well as working with children of different abilities and circumstances. The candidate will have a working understanding of the standard Microsoft Office suite of programs and be proficient in email and social networking applications.

Applicants must provide a current, clear Criminal Reference Check (including the vulnerable sector) and be subject to other regulatory record checks for the safety of the minors with whom they will be working.

 

Wage: $18.70 per hour

 

Application Deadline: January 31, 2023

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Junior Camp Leader

 

This position runs a total of 12 weeks, beginning at the Museum in Southampton on June 12, 2023 and ending September 1, 2023.

 

The Junior Leader is one of two summer students providing leadership for KidZone Camp together with the Senior Leader and reporting to the Education & Outreach Coordinator.

 

During camp (July 4 – August 31) the Junior Leader will work alongside the Senior Leader in implementing the day-to-day execution of the activities for the camp attendees including crafts, games, songs, stories, outdoor time, and exhibit-based activities. They will also assist with some administrative tasks as required such as overseeing sign-in and out processes and filling out reports.

 

Requirements:
The preferred candidate for the position will be a post-secondary student studying in an education, early childhood education, heritage & culture, or recreation-related field. Candidates will be enthusiastic, self-starters, and enjoy spending time with and caring for children. The candidate will have previous experience working with and delivering activities to groups of children ages 5-10 (camp experience is an asset). The candidate will have a working understanding of the standard Microsoft Office suite of programs and be proficient in email and social networking applications.

Applicants must provide a current, clear Criminal Reference Check (including the vulnerable sector) and be subject to other regulatory record checks for the safety of the minors with whom they will be working.

 

Wage: $18.70 per hour

 

Application Deadline: January 31, 2023 

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Visitor Services Reception Assistant

 

This position runs a total of 10 weeks, beginning at the Museum in Southampton on June 26, 2023 and ending September 1, 2023.

 

The Visitor Services Assistant (VSA) is responsible for effective customer service and reception in the daily operation of the Visitor Services desk, while also providing administrative support to Museum staff for special projects and assignments, as well facility rental assistance as may be required. The VSA greets visitors and processes admissions, gift shop, programs, events and membership sales. There will be some evening and weekend events.

 

Requirements:
· Post-Secondary Student in Office Administration
· Minimum of one year of experience in front line customer service
· Strong public relations and interpersonal skills
· Pleasant telephone manner
· Demonstrated ability to multi-task using organizational skills
· Strong computer and report generation skills

 

Assets:
· Point-Of-Sales (POS) system experience

 

The successful applicant must provide a current, clear Criminal Reference Check (vulnerable sector) and be subject to other regulatory record checks as required.

 

Wage: $18.70

 

Application Deadline: January 31, 2023

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