Saint George’s is seeking a summer intern to engage in historical and archival research relating to the parish and church buildings to serve as the interpretive guide. The intern will also provide assistance to the Archivist. This individual is mature, self-motivated, and able to work effectively with minimal supervision. They have excellent oral and written communication skills in English. Bilingualism (French or German) is considered an asset.
He/she will research and liaise with area hotels and tour companies to promote St. George’s to a wider audience, develop website content, help with various archival projects supervised by the Parish Archivist, Taunya Dawson, and assist the with administrative tasks, including the organization of the parish soup kitchen. The student will be chiefly supervised and mentored on-site by the Office Administrator, Elisabeth Stones.
To apply, one must be 15-30 years of age and registered as a full-time student in both the academic years preceding and following the internship.
Successful Applicants will possess the following skills:
Excellent interpersonal and research skills
Ability to multi-task and work independently
A thorough knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel or comparable open source software
Skills in print layout & design
Experience in historical or archival research, publicity, tourism, WordPress CMS, the Anglican Church, and/or office administration would be an asset.
Compensation: 30hrs/week for 10 weeks, $13/hour.
Interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter to the parish office (firstname.lastname@example.org) by 3pm on Tuesday, May 31st. The successful applicant would begin in mid-June, and the term would last until the end of August.