Current Employment Opportunities

Hiring Summer Student positionsThe Caetani Centre has a new job opportunity for an Interpreter, Curatorial and Archival Intern starting in September 2023 

Position, funded by Young Canada Works at Building Careers in Heritage, is open to graduate students 30 years and under.

The Caetani Centre in Vernon, BC is seeking to recruit a recent post-secondary graduate for placement as an Interpreter, Curatorial and Archival Intern from September 5, 2023 – January 19, 2024. 

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 tours of our museum and gallery to the general public, private groups and students/educators and also help plan and participate in special events. They will also be expected to conduct archival research, digitize archives, and upload and interpret their findings for museum presentation and databases. They will also be expected to create, design and build their own museum 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. LGBTQIA2s+, people with disabilities, visible minorities, Indigenous, etc…) for the position.

The successful candidate should have the following:

  • 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
  • Organizational aptitude 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.


Who can apply:

An individual may be eligible for an internship if they:

  • 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) while employed with the program;
  • are unemployed or underemployed;
  • are a college or university graduate; and
  • are not receiving Employment Insurance (EI) benefits while employed with the program.

Note: Priority will be given to graduates that have not previously participated in YCW internship programs.

Please apply on-line through Young Canada Works and the Caetani Centre by July 27, 2023.

Email applications will be accepted to [email protected], however, all applicants need to register their interest through Young Canada Works at

ABOUT THE CAETANI CENTRE: A 125+ year old designated heritage site near the downtown core of Vernon, BC, the Caetani Centre houses artifacts, digital and video presentations, and displays focusing on the mysterious royal Italian Caetani family, their historic and artistic legacy in the North Okanagan, and their fascinating story of 1920s immigration to the region. The Centre encompasses a large 6,000 sq. foot heritage home/museum and is located on a 1.3 acre park-like property used for special events, festivals, programs and fundraising. The property also features several studio outbuildings used by working artists and an 800 sq. ft. art gallery housing the permanent collection of Sveva Caetani’s Recapitulation Series. In addition, a regional, national, and international artist and writer-in-residence program is hosted in the house and is administered by the Centre.

For more information about the Caetani Centre, please see


The Caetani Centre is located near downtown Vernon, BC, at the northern end of the Okanagan Valley in British Columbia. A popular year-round destination for tourists and vacationers, Vernon offers extensive winter and summer activities including skiing, biking, lake and wilderness activities, wine tasting, farm markets and a vibrant cultural community.

Cultural & Heritage tourism has been a focus of development for the region for the past several years. The City of Vernon has a population of approx. 45,000 and there are approximately 85,000 people in the North Okanagan region.

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The Caetani Centre acknowledges that is is situated on the unceded ancestral and traditional territory of the Syilx People of the Okanagan.

The Young Canada Works at Building Careers in Heritage is administered by the Canadian Museum Association, with funding from the Government of Canada.