Summer Student Positions

Join our team for a fun and rewarding experience this summer and kickstart your heritage career!

Are you a passionate and enthusiastic youth in the Lacombe region? Do you have an interest in history, live performances, and/or art and culture? Are you seeking a summer work opportunity in a positive team environment with an excellent work culture?

Many of our summer students have moved on to fulfilling careers as Municipal, Provincial, Federal Archivists, Community Museum Programmers, and Historical Society Executive Directors all across Canada.

Heritage Interpreter Team Members

These roles ensure the smooth operation of our front-of-house (visitor) services, including conducting a wide range of excellent quality tours and public interpretation.  It also ensures the operation of our offsite and outreach programming, such as the Lacombe Farmers Market, AHS Programming, and online programming, as well as gift shop responsibilities. Reports to Community Engagement Coordinator and Executive Director (4 positions. Estimated timeline: May 11 to September 3, 2022). Read More.

Archives & Collections Team Members

These positions include digitizing records and items in the Collections following the LDHS Digitization Strategy and assisting with the Museum Move from the Michener House to the Flatiron Building Museum. Reports to Museum Assistant and Executive Director (2 positions. Estimated timeline: May 11 to September 3, 2022). Read More.

Internship Positions

Throughout the year we offer multiple paid internships lasting from 16 weeks to 12 months. These internships focus on a range of topics from local heritage research, archival sciences, and programming development through the Young Canada Works Building Careers in Heritage. This is an internship program for unemployed or underemployed college or university graduates. It helps graduates make the transition from college or university to the workplace, allowing them to hone their professional skills and begin a career in the heritage, arts, and cultural sectors.

Community Engagement

Community Engagement Intern will work towards include working alongside the Community & Program Coordinator to create and implement an adaptable, integrated, marketing communication strategy specific to LDHS events. The intern will work closely with LDHS core staff members, utilizing LDHS vision, mission, and values to align the results of their project within the LDHS strategic plan. Reports to Museum Assistant and Executive Director (1 position. Estimated timeline: June 1 2022 to March 31, 2023)

Digital Archives Technician

The Digital Archives Technician Intern will begin the process of digitally restoring previously digitized images in the LDHS Photography Collection. 1,100-1,750 images of 2,000 images in need of digital restoration will be restored at the completion of the work period. This position also includes increasing digital access to the historic records by digitizing records and items in the Collections following the LDHS Digitization Strategy and assisting with the Museum Move from the Michener House to the Flatiron Building Museum. Reports to Museum Assistant and Executive Director (1 position. Estimated timeline: June 1 2022 to March 31, 2023)

Create a YCW profile today to see current opportunities and apply!

Join our Summer Team!

Learn archival & collection skills, or traditional homesteading skills, give heritage tours & connect with your community.
EMAIL US FOR MORE DETAILS

The application deadline for all full-season 2022 recruitment opportunities is March 31st, 2022.
All full-seasonal posts are grant dependent and preference will be given to applicants eligible for Young Canada Works (YCW) or Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ) funding.
CHECK ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR YCW HERE

CHECK ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR CSJ HERE

All candidates must be legally entitled to work in Canada.

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