Youth Employment Opportunity

The Hornby Island Natural History Centre is looking for an intern to be part of a team working to reopen our Centre. This position is funded by Young Canada Works at Building Careers in Heritage through the Canadian Museum Association.

YCW Candidate Eligibility Criteria: In order to apply for the position, candidates must be:

  • be a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident, or have refugee status in Canada;
  • be legally entitled to work in Canada;
  • be between 18 and 30 years of age at the start of employment;
  • be registered in the YCW online candidate inventory;
  • be willing to commit to the full duration of the work assignment; and
  • not have another full-time job during the YCW work assignment.

Graduates in an internship program must also:

  • be a graduate from college or university;
  • be unemployed or underemployed; and
  • not be receiving Employment Insurance (EI) benefits while employed in a YCW work assignment.


Graduate with a degree in Environmental Studies, Geography, Education, Museum Studies or Fine Arts-Researcher with excellent written communication, organizational, and computer skills-Experience in writing for the public, display design, layout, and installation 

Job details:
Start date – Sept 7, 2021 with end date of no later than March 31, 2022

30 hours per week

Wage $20 + MERCS Flexible hours, working online as well as on site

To Apply:
If interested in more information and to see the complete job poster
Register online in the YCW website online candidate inventory. Deadline: August 29, 2021

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