Visitor Experience Animator - Bilingual (Seasonal - June - Sept)
London Children's Museum
21 Wharncliffe Road South, London, ON, Canada
Mar 04, 2020
The London Children’s Museum is looking for a creative, fun, professional and enthusiastic Bilingual Visitor Experience Animator (VEA) to join our team. Working with the Visitor Experiences Team, the Bilingual VEA will contribute to the development and delivery of outstanding programs, events, birthday parties and more. Our new team member will identify with and exemplify our organizational values which are: Stay Curious, Be Awesome, Be Helpful, Dream Big, Include Everyone and Have Fun.
Position: Hourly contract position at 30 hours per week from June 8, 2019 – September 4, 2020 Compensation: $14.00/hour
Deliver on-site education programs to school groups in English and French
Provide programming to general visitors in English and French
Plan and deliver high-quality, fun and engaging museum programs including birthday parties, daily programming and special events
Provide exceptional visitor experience and customer service
Assist with day camp as needed
Participate in community outreach programs
Provide training and support to volunteers
Be a helpful, positive and engaged member of the Children’s Museum staff team
Accept all other duties as required
Enthusiasm for the experiential learning philosophy practiced by the Children’s Museum
Demonstrated experience and interest in planning and facilitating playful family-centred programming
Desire to work in a distinctly child-centred environment
Specific interest or expertise in the area(s) of science, art, history, culture, engineering, museum artifacts and/or outdoor learning is an asset
Excellent time management skills, and ability to work both independently and within a team
Strong verbal, interpersonal and written communication skills
Ability to work weekends, holidays and some Friday evenings
Enrolled in secondary or post-secondary education.
Ideal for students looking to work in primary/elementary education, child development, early childhood education or museum studies fields
Child & Infant First Aid and CPR training
Valid police check
Between the ages of 16 and 30 years of age, as of June 1st, 2020
A full-time student, having completed a school term by June 1st, 2020
Returning to full-time studies in September 2020
Registration in the Young Canada Works (YCW) online candidate inventory
Note: The candidate must not have worked under the YCW grant at the Children’s Museum in the past but could have worked under the YCW Grant at another agency.
Willing to commit to the full duration of the work assignment (June- September 4th 2020)
Not employed in another full-time position (over 30 hours/week)
Be a Canadian citizen, a permanent resident, or a person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the immigration and refugee protection act
Note: Non-Canadian students or graduates holding temporary work visas or awaiting permanent status are not eligible
Preference will be given to candidates whose permanent address is more than 125 kilometers from London, Ontario
Legally entitled to work in Canada
Ability to work weekends, holidays and some evenings
The London Children’s Museum welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
To Apply: Please e-mail your application to firstname.lastname@example.org by April 24th 2020.