The Friends of the Ukrainian Village Society hires summer staff for programming, food, and retail services at the Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village.
The Friends of the Ukrainian Village Society (FOUVS) is a not-for-profit charitable organization that supports and encourages the use of the Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village (UCHV).
The Program Developer is responsible for supporting the FOUVS board and it’s representatives in building upon the Society’s mission, vision and values and successfully leading the FOUVS in furthering our mandate.
Responsibilities will include:
• Researching the history of Ukrainian relations in east central Alberta
• Maintaining research files
• Synthesizing information into a historical report
• Creating a week long children’s camp based on findings
• Forming a marketing plan for attracting participants to the camp
• Maintaining effective working relationships with all stakeholders, including staff members, the Board, volunteers, donors, government funding agencies, the Provincial Government of Alberta and the public
• Providing other administrative support services as required
• Providing public relations, social media and advertising opportunities for the Friends’ programs and initiatives.
• Recent post-secondary graduate seeking work experience in heritage, museums, culture, and/or not-for-profits
• Strong knowledge of east central Alberta’s history an asset
• Strong knowledge of east central Alberta’s Ukrainian settlement history, culture and language are assets
• Proficient in using Microsoft Office (Work and Excel)
• Pleasant phone mannerisms and team-oriented attitude
• Must have own transportation
• Highly organized and able to work alone and in a team atmosphere
• Excellent interpersonal skills
• Detail oriented and works with a high degree of accuracy
• Effective organizational and time management skills in handling multiple projects, performing a variety of tasks, and meeting required deadlines
• Must be self-directed and able to complete projects with limited supervision
• Good knowledge of email, scheduling, spreadsheets and presentation software
• Ability to represent the society to staff, clients and community by ensuring the best image is presented
Candidates must be recent graduates of post-secondary studies and be eligible to the Young Canada Works at Building Careers in Heritage program. An individual may be eligible for a BCH internship if they:
-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;
-will be 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 an unemployed or underemployed college or university graduate, that is, not employed full-time;
-are a recent graduate who has graduated from college or university within the last 24 months at the start of employment;
-are not receiving Employment Insurance (EI) benefits while employed with the program; and
-have not previously participated in or been paid under this or any other Career Focus internship program funded under the Government of Canada’s Youth Employment Strategy.
How to apply: Quoting Administrative Assistant Internship in the subject line, please send your resume and cover letter to: [email protected]
Full-time contract: Starting November 16, 2020 to April 2, 2021
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Postings are now closed for:
Retail Services Coordinator
Special Events Coordinator
Food Service Attendant
Retail Services Clerk