Employment Opportunity — apply by January 31, 2022

MANAGING DIRECTOR — Are you a motivated individual looking for permanent employment on Cortes? The Cortes Island Museum is accepting applications for the position of Managing Director. This is a permanent part-time position (60 hours per month), starting in February 2022. Applications will be accepted until January 31.

The responsibilities of this position may include:

  • Administration of the day-to-day operation of the Museum & Archives including some financial record keeping
  • Acting as the primary contact for public and media inquiries
  • Conducting community liaison activities
  • Managing the Museum Shop & Tourist/Visitor info area
  • Assisting the Board of Directors with strategic planning, fundraising initiatives, grant writing, etc. as needed

A combination of training or experience in some of the following areas will be considered an asset:

  • Non-profit or community organization-based management
  • Heritage or Arts and Cultural sector
  • Social media platforms
  • Team building

Mentorship will be provided by the current Managing Director and members of the Board of Directors.

To apply for this position, please email a resume of your qualifications and experience to the following address: cimasmanagingdirector@gmail.com.

All applications and inquiries will be treated in the strictest of confidence.

Summer Job Opportunity

SUMMER JOB OPPORTUNITY AT THE MUSEUM — Adults between the ages of 18 and 30 are invited to apply as the Museum Host/Interpreter for up to 40 hours per week during the summer season. We are looking for a mature, friendly, self-reliant person with a desire to learn museum procedures, with knowledge about Cortes Island for directing visitors, and with great references. The applicant should already have accommodation on Cortes confirmed. 

SEND RESUME to Cortes Island Museum, Box 422 Mansons Landing  BC V0P 1K0 or email cimas@twincomm.ca, before April 8, 2022.

Please check our website for more information about the museum’s programs.

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