Hiring Summer Student positionsCuratorial and Archival Intern DEADLINE: Friday, October 22, 2021
5 pm

IMPORTANT:

APPLICATION PROCESS: All applicants must first register online at the Young Canada Works website and indicate their interest for the Curatorial Intern position offered at the Caetani Centre.
The job descriptions may vary somewhat due to changes re: COVID-19.

No phone calls please.
The Caetani Centre thanks all applicants for their interest; however, due to the volume of application received, only those applicants under consideration will be contacted.

The Caetani Centre has received funding from Young Canada Works at Building Careers in Heritage and is seeking to recruit a recent graduate for placement as Curatorial and Archival Intern from November 17, 2021 to March 31, 2022. The position is full-time (35 hours/week) at $19.00/hour. Some flexibility in hours is required for evening and weekends.

IMPORTANT:

All applicants must first register online at the Young Canada Works website and indicate their interest for either one or both of the positions offered at the Caetani Centre.
The job descriptions may vary somewhat due to changes re: COVID-19.

APPLICATION PROCESS: Apply online using the form below (scroll down for the form)
No phone calls please.
The Caetani Centre thanks all applicants for their interest; however, due to the volume of application received, only those applicants under consideration will be contacted.

ABOUT US

The Caetani Cultural Centre is a 120+ year old designated heritage site near the downtown core of Vernon, B.C. The centre showcases arts, culture and heritage, utilizing the 1.3 acres of park-like setting and several studio outbuildings for public programs, events, workshops, and classes for youth and adults. In addition, a regional, national and international artist and writer-in-residence program is hosted in the house and administered by the Centre. The Caetani Centre partners with the Vernon & District Museum to offer a display focusing on the Caetani family, their historic and artistic legacy in the North Okanagan and their fascinating story of 1920s immigration to the region.

ABOUT YOU

The successful candidate must be curious, detail oriented and love a good story. They must be willing to work in both a team environment yet be self motivated as the majority of the position is project focused.

The successful candidate will be expected to conduct archival research, digitize archives, upload and interpret their findings for museum presentation and databases. They will also be expected to create, design and build their own heritage display (online or in place). Relevant supervision and training will be provided to the right candidate.

Computer skills in regards to databases, websites, presentation and documentation are an advantage. A broad interest in arts, culture, heritage, and community are an asset. Additional language competency (Italian) would be a benefit but is not required.

The Caetani Centre strives to be an equitable employer, and will endeavour to consider under-represented groups (i.e. women, people with disabilities, visible minorities, indigenous, etc…) for the position. We have partnered in the past with many diverse organizations, and communities.

The successful candidate should have the following:
Proof of Canadian Citizenship and
Relevant computer skills in artifact databases. The Centre is willing to work with and train the right individual.
Excellent written and confident oral presentation skills
Organized with good attention to detail
Flexibility with working hours as some weekend and evening work is required
A current driving license would be an advantage but is not necessary.
Must be a recent graduate and available for the duration of the project

Please apply online at Young Canada Works and express your interest in this position:
Executive Director, Caetani Cultural Centre, 3401 Pleasant Valley Road. Vernon.
BC V1T 4L4 by Thursday, July 29, 2021.
Email applications will be accepted to [email protected] but all applicants MUST first register through YCW.

We gratefully acknowledge the financial assistance of the Government of Canada Department of Canadian Heritage Young Canada Works (YCW) Program and the Canadian Museums Association

 


Summer Student Employment DEADLINE: CLOSED until 2022
Young Canada Works Program 

DUE TO COVID-19 these positions are subject to funding, and job descriptions may change to reflect social distancing guidelines and changes in circumstance.

The Caetani Centre is seeking a highly motivated, focussed, tech savvy individual to join our team and take us online and digital this summer!
Must have a passion for connecting arts, culture and history to a wide and diverse audience through research, storytelling, design, marketing, presentations, tours, social media, website, and more.
  1. Digital Archives and Research Assistant
    Download Full Job Description at bottom of page.

IMPORTANT:

All applicants must first register online at the Young Canada Works website and indicate their interest for either one or both of the positions offered at the Caetani Centre.
The job descriptions may vary somewhat due to changes re: COVID-19.

APPLICATION PROCESS: Apply online using the form below (scroll down for the form)
No phone calls please.
The Caetani Centre thanks all applicants for their interest; however, due to the volume of application received, only those applicants under consideration will be contacted.

ABOUT US
The Caetani Cultural Centre is a 120+ year old designated heritage site near the downtown core of Vernon, B.C. The centre showcases arts, culture and heritage, utilizing the 1.3 acres of park-like setting and several studio outbuildings for public programs, events, workshops, and classes for youth and adults. In addition, a regional, national and international artist and writer-in-residence program is hosted in the house and administered by the Centre.  The Caetani Centre partners with the Vernon & District Museum to offer a display focusing on the Caetani family, their historic and artistic legacy in the North Okanagan and their fascinating story of 1920s immigration to the region.

ABOUT YOU

The successful candidate will be curious, creative, outgoing, eager to learn, and willing to become an ambassador and storyteller (both in person and through the marketing materials). The Caetani Centre shares one of the most uncommon Vernon and Canadian histories, including Italian royalty and one of the town’s most beloved mentors: artist, writer and teacher, Sveva Caetani.

The successful candidate will have excellent communication skills, be organized, assist in day to day operations, public relations, tours and retail functions and assist with coordinating all aspects of the Caetani programs and projects both online and in person.

Other duties include assistance with volunteer recruiting, fundraising, business administration, event management and marketing. General light duties for venue and garden maintenance may be required. Due to COVID-19 the Caetani Centre will be moving online for many program and events, so a strong interest in technology is a definite asset.

The Caetani Centre strives to be an equitable employer, and will endeavor to consider under-represented groups (i.e. women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, etc.).

An intermediate level and understanding of Microsoft Office, online resources, digital presentation programs, documentation and presentation technology, social media, combined with a broad interest in the arts, culture, heritage, tourism, and community engagement would be an asset. Additional language (Italian) competency would be beneficial but is not required.

Candidates should ideally be studying in the fields of Museum studies, Marketing, Management, Technology or Tourism. For a full description of tasks and work plan see our website at www.caetani.org

The successful candidate must register on the Young Canada Works site, meeting all of their criteria:

  • are a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident, or have refugee status in Canada (non-Canadians holding temporary work visas or awaiting permanent status are not eligible);
  • are legally entitled to work in Canada;
  • are between 16 and 30 years of age at the start of employment;
  • are willing to commit to the full duration of the work assignment;
  • will not have another full-time job (over 30 hours a week) during the Young Canada Works (YCW) work assignment;
  • have been a full-time high school, college, CEGEP or university student (as defined by their educational institution) in the semester preceding the YCW work assignment; and
  • intend to return to full-time studies in the semester following the YCW work assignment.

Please apply on-line using the form below.
Executive Director, Caetani Centre, 3401 Pleasant Valley Road. Vernon, BC V1T 4L4

Please read full guidelines before applying.

NOTE: PLEASE LABEL ALL OF YOUR FILES WITH YOUR LAST NAME IN THE TITLE

We gratefully acknowledge the financial assistance of the Government of Canada Department of Canadian Heritage Young Canada Works (YCW) Program and the Canadian Museums Association