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Education Assistant

  • Student
  • Thunder Bay, ON
  • See conditions of employment
  • 2023-06-12

Website Thunder Bay Museum

Job Title: Education Assistant

Location: Thunder Bay Museum, 425 Donald Street E., Thunder Bay, ON P7E 5V1

Tel: (807) 623-0801 Fax: (807) 622-6880



Duration:                         9 weeks, 35 hours per week

Rate of Pay:                     $15.50/hour

Tentative Start Date:        26 June 2023

JOB DESCRIPTION: Tasks include assisting in the development and delivery of the Museum’s Summer Theme Camp programs covering a period of 8 weeks with one week of training and preparation before they begin. Providing daily leadership and supervision of activities for children ages 6-12, who are attending the theme camps. Preparing daily program plans with activities, and preparing all materials necessary for them. Ensuring the environment where the theme camps take place is thoroughly cleaned and free of any hazards. Interacting with parents to ensure the success of their child’s involvement.

PRIMARY QUALIFICATIONS: Demonstrated organizational skills, good oral and written communication skills, experience with computers, keyboarding ability, and an interest in history and programming. Experience working with children is an asset. Post-secondary education preferred.


1.     Must sign a confidentiality agreement;

2.     be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment*;

3.     be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act for the duration of the employment**; and,

4.     have a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment and be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations

*The youth must be 15 years of age at the beginning of the employment period. The youth may be more than 30 years of age at the end of the employment period as long as the youth was 30 at the beginning of the employment period.

**International students are not eligible participants. International students include anyone who is temporarily in Canada for studies and who is not a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person who has been granted refugee status in Canada. Youth awaiting a refugee status ruling, as well as those who hold a temporary visitor visa, youth visa or work visa are ineligible. As the objective of the Canada Summer Jobs program is to support youth entering the Canadian labour market, the temporary nature of an international student’s time in Canada does not allow for a long-term connection to the labour market.

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