Job Posting

SUMMER STUDENT: Collection Management Programmer/Archives/Artifacts

Employer Name: 
Boundary Museum & Interpretive Centre
Job Location: 
Grand Forks

Program stream: 
Young Canada Works in Heritage Organizations

Length of assignment: 
2018-05-14 - 2018-08-03

Hourly wage: 

Computer Science, Digital Graphic & Image Design, Software Programming Challenge!

If you’re passionate about having a creative and inactive summer job (funded partially through the YCW in Historic Organizations Programs), the Boundary Museum & Interpretive Centre located in Grand Forks, British Columbia throughout the picturesque Kettle River Valley is looking for you!

The Museum’s Artifact/Archive Collection is stored in three older versions of Microsoft Access and Past Perfect programs. We need your software and programming expertise to catalogue the collection under one user friendly program that can be updated and shared eventually on-line. You will be working with a team of professional volunteers and staff to develop to ensure your success. Upon completion, the Museum invites you to include this project in your personal portfolio for future job search or academic credits.

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Specific Skills Required: 

Applicants must hold a current driver’s license and:

• be legally entitled to work in Canada

• a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident, or have refugee status in Canada. Note: Non-Canadian students holding temporary work visas or awaiting permanent status are not eligible

• be between 19 and 30 years of age at the start of employment

• meet the eligibility criteria of the program for which you have been approved

• be registered in the YCW on-line candidate inventory

• be willing to commit to the full duration of the work assignment

• Not have another full-time job (over 30 hours a week) while employed with YCW.


In addition, student participants in a Summer Work Experience program must:


• Have been a full-time student (as defined by his or her educational institution) in the semester preceding the YCW job

• Intend to return to full-time studies in the semester following the YCW job


Posting Will Expire: 
Monday, April 23, 2018
How to Apply
Application Procedure: 

Note: Priority is given to candidates who have not previously participated in a summer work experience program.


Apply via email to:

Mail resume to: Boundary Museum Society, 6145 Reservoir Road, Grand Forks, BC V0H 1H5


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