Summer Positions at the Museum!

Summer Positions at the Museum!

Heritage Interpreters

Returning students who have completed at least one year of university are invited to apply for a position as a Heritage Interpreter at the Museum at Campbell River, situated on central Vancouver Island in British Columbia.  There are multiple positions available!

Heritage Interpreters at the Museum are responsible for the delivery of a wide variety of engaging and interactive interpretive programs which can include: leading summer day camps, guided walks and tours, demonstrations of heritage crafts and activities, history-based puppet plays and theatrical vignettes.

Students in Anthropology, Communications, Education, History, and Museum Studies will find relevant application of their academic training in this position. Students should be proficient with the Microsoft Office suite of software, and previous knowledge of, and comfort with, Canva, Zoom, and I-Movie would be an asset but is not required. Students should have a valid driver’s license. A criminal record check will be required. Excellent communication skills, familiarity with, or an interest in, regional and local history, an outgoing personality and an ability to work well with people of all ages, especially children, is required. The ability to speak a second language, French or one of the 5 local First Nations languages would be an asset.

More details can be found here: Heritage Interpreter 2022

Salary: $16.00/hour. Start date: Tuesday, May 24, 2022. Project completion date: Saturday, August 27, 2022.

Applicants must meet all Young Canada Works criteria. Interested candidates should e-mail a cover letter and resume to

Visitor Services Assistant

If interpreting our local history is not of interest to you, there is also one position available to work with our visitor services staff at the Reception desk and in the Museum Shop, assisting visitors to ensure their visit to the Museum is a positive one!  The Visitor Services Assistant position is an entry level position and is a great opportunity to build your resume, and gain valuable work experience. Youth aged between 16 and 30 are encouraged to apply. Come work with us!

More details can be found here: Visitor Services Assistant 2022

Salary: $15.65/hour. Start Date: Tuesday, May 24, 2022. Project completion Date: Saturday, August 27, 2022.

Interested candidates should e-mail a cover letter and resume to

All positions open until filled. 

May to August 2022

Book early to reserve your spot

Historic Boat Tours

The Museum at Campbell River will once again offer its summer historic boat tours in partnership with Campbell River Whale Watching and Adventure Tours.  Each trip explores the history of the region from the comfort of their boats that includes both indoor and outdoor seating areas, and an on board washroom.  As well as an experienced Captain, there is an on board naturalist who is constantly on the lookout for wildlife to point out, and a Museum Guide to share historic points of interest.

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