Community Services Assistant 5 - Museum Public Programs Specialist

City of Surrey

City of Surrey

Community Services Assistant 5 - Museum Public Programs Specialist

The City of Surrey is one of the fastest growing and culturally diverse cities in Canada. Recognized as a top employer, we are dedicated to building a vibrant, progressive, world-class city that enhances quality of life for our citizens, while delivering meaningful and rewarding career opportunities for our employees. 
The Museum of Surrey tells the story of Surrey's rich history and culture and is looking for an enthusiastic and creative Public Programs Specialist to deliver inspiring programs for our community.
Reporting to the Museum Manager, this position will provide programming during days of operation and outreach programs and events throughout Surrey. This auxiliary position is for approximately one year, Tuesday to Saturday with some evening shifts as needed for programs and events.
  • Develop, modify and implement programs, courses, workshops and events for the public
  • Train, schedule, and supervise staff, volunteers and instructors.
  • Prepare and deliver presentations
  • Prepare programs and program staff for the museum’s reopening in fall 2018
  • Input and monitor registration data
  • Provide program copy for online, social media and print promotions
  • Manage a budget, including handling and reconciling petty cash, dealing with cash advances, expenditures and revenues
  • We’re looking for someone with the heart of an educator, who loves engaging with diverse cultural groups, and communities. You thrive on writing and delivering programs that captivate your audience and leave lasting impressions.
  • Demonstrate that you can multi-task, track details and meet deadlines.
  • Familiary with principles and practices of museum interpretation, program delivery and community development in an educational context.
  • Work experience working with under-served communities (asset).
  • A degree/diploma in a relevant discipline  from a recognized post-secondary institution
  • 2 years progressively responsible experience in program writing and delivery, supervision and community engagement
  • A valid BC driver’s license with a safe driving history and a personal vehicle as you will be expected to travel to various sites
  • Emergency First Aid Certificate with CPR Certificate or acceptable equivalent
  • Effective written and oral communication skills
  • Experience working with volunteers
Applicants under consideration will be required to consent to a Police Information Check/Vulnerable Sector Check.

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Location: Surrey, BC.

Region: Lower Mainland

Professional Category(s): Community Services.

Posted: May 10, 2018, 3:47 pm

Expires: June 10, 2018, 4:30 pm

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