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Family Activity Centre Facilitator (student)
Position Code:2022-SLPC-889
Business Unit:Upper Canada Village
Position Location:Upper Canada Village, 11 km east of Morrisburg
Position Status:Student
  
Job Description & Requirements
Join a dynamic team at Upper Canada Village that is on the frontline of delivering an exceptional guest experience.

POSITION:
FAMILY ACTIVITY CENTRE FACILITATOR (student)

HOURS OF WORK:
variable up to 36.25 hours per week

LOCATION:
Upper Canada Village
(11 km east of Morrisburg)

SALARY:
$15.85 per hour

PERIOD OF EMPLOYMENT:
June 20 to September 5, 2022

WHAT CAN I EXPECT TO DO IN THIS ROLE?

You will:
• Be a representative of one of Morrisburg’s premium and internationally recognized tourism sites.
• Welcome guests to the Family Activity Centre at Upper Canada Village, orient them to the Centre, explain and animate the exhibits within the Centre and provide a variety of historical workshops and demonstrations using crafts, music, drama, games, tools and historical costumes.
• Assist with Time Traveller Camp Counsellor duties as required (see Time Traveller Camp Counsellor job advertisement).
• Work safely at all times and report unsafe activities immediately to your supervisor.
• Embody the SLPC’s equity, diversity and inclusion principles while interacting with staff and guests.

HOW DO I QUALIFY?

You have:
• The ability to communicate well with guests and, in particular, children.
• The ability to work effectively as a member of a team.
• Demonstrated ability to lead workshops and to explain and demonstrate a wide range of historical activities such as crafts, music, games and tools.
• Knowledge of 19th century Ontario history.
• The ability to learn historical information, policies and procedures associated with the Family Activity Centre and Upper Canada Village.
• The ability to assist with other tasks associated with the Activity Centre such as obtaining supplies, cleaning and research related to visitor questions and new activity centres.
• The ability to wear a modern uniform.
• A valid emergency first aid certificate or the ability to obtain one.
• The ability to learn all safety protocols and procedures to ensure personal, guest and fellow staff safety is maintained at all times.

A vulnerable service sector check is required for this position.

In your resume and/or cover letter, please indicate specifically how your experience, skills and knowledge relate to the duties and qualifications stated above.

DUE TO SCREENING DEADLINES, PRIORITY CONSIDERATION WILL BE GIVEN TO APPLICATIONS RECEIVED BY MARCH 31, 2022. WE WILL CONTINUE TO ACCEPT APPLICATIONS BEYOND THIS DATE. 

The St. Lawrence Parks Commission is committed to employment equity.  We welcome applications from people with disabilities, Indigenous, Black and racialized individuals, as well as people from a diversity of ethnic and cultural origins, sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions.  The St. Lawrence Parks Commission is also committed to an inclusive, barrier-free selection process. We will make appropriate accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process for applicants with disabilities. To obtain a copy of this posting in an alternative format or to request any accommodation please contact us directly through Human Resources at 1-800-437-2233, ext. 2440. Information received relating to accommodation requests will be addressed confidentially.