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Archives Clerk - July and August 2021

FOAP LogoThe Friends of Algonquin Park is seeking a qualified individual to work as an Archives Clerk in the Algonquin Provincial Park Archives and Collections, located in the Algonquin Park Visitor Centre. Employment is from July 5 to August 26, 2021.

Duties

  • Assist with cleaning, labeling, organizing, cataloguing, and properly housing artifacts within the collections
  • Assist with scanning and photographing artifacts to add to the digital collection
  • Assist with data entry of collections records
  • Assist in the Master Inventory of the Archives
  • Respond to natural and cultural heritage inquiries from members of the public
  • Participate in Natural Heritage Education events, such as Loggers Day, where items from the collection are used to help enhance historical re-enactment events.

Required Qualifications

  • Student or graduate of a Museum Studies program or related field
  • Meet the Canada Summer Jobs candidate requirements
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Knowledge of Ontario’s natural and cultural history
  • Knowledge of Algonquin Provincial Park
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and oral and written communication skills
  • A Valid MTO Driver’s License

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience working or volunteering in a gallery, library, museum and/or archives
  • Knowledge of Mac computer applications
  • Knowledge of PastPerfect software

Remuneration

  • Employment is from July 5 to August 26, 2021.
  • The rate of pay is $14.25/hour based on 40 hours/week, working weekdays as per schedule.

COVID-19 and Your Employment

  • Successful candidates are expected to adhere to COVID-19 regulations, prevention best practices, and The Friends of Algonquin Park's COVID-19 safety plan.
  • Please note that employment details listed above may change as a result of COVID-19 restrictions.

How to Apply

A detailed resume outlining education, knowledge, skills, experience, and references should be emailed, mailed, faxed, or dropped off to:

Lee Pauzé
Executive Director
The Friends of Algonquin Park
Algonquin Park Visitor Centre
Box 248, Whitney, ON, K0J 2M0
Telephone: (613) 637-2828
Fax: (613) 637-2138
Email: resume@algonquinpark.on.ca

The Friends of Algonquin Park supports job equity. We are an equal opportunity employer. We thank all applicants but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Ideally interviews are held in person at the Algonquin Park Visitor Centre. Interviews can be conducted by phone or a video call. We are in a remote location and are not accessible by public transit.

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