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We're Hiring

The Port Alberni Maritime Heritage Gallery and Discovery Centre offers an employment opportunity for students looking to return to school in the Fall. These summer positions, assisting with children's programming and day-to-day operations, provide students good entrance experience into the museum field. 

Job Title:
Exhibit Guide and Program Assistant

Number of Positions:
One (1)


Port Alberni


Start Date:

June 25th

Application Closing Date:

Resumes with a cover letter will be received until 11:59 p.m. Monday, June 5, 2023


Wage and Hours:
$16.75 per hour. 30 hours per week for 8 weeks.


               *Welcoming and informing visitors of exhibits
               *Maintaining records of visitors and tourist attendance
               *Researching specific topics, as assigned by the supervisor
               *Delivering regular children’s programs and other special event programs
               *Handling cash
               *Weekly general cleaning and maintaining the building in a safe manner
               *Organizing and running a fundraiser
               *Handling the organizations social media accounts


               *Must have been a full-time student in the last semester AND be returning                      to full-time studies for the fall(high school or post-secondary)
               *Fast learner
               *Friendly & Cooperative
               *Previous experience in tourism, children’s' events, or an interest in                               local/maritime history is an asset.
               *Valid First Aid certification is also an asset


How to Apply:
Please email resume and cover letter to:, with the subject: “Summer Student Application”

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