09 Feb

Reference Assistant Welcome Home Canada Program Jobs Vacancy in Canadian Museum Immigration Pier Halifax

Position
Reference Assistant Welcome Home Canada Program
Company
Canadian Museum Immigration Pier
Location
Halifax NS
Opening
09 Feb, 2018 30+ days ago

Canadian Museum Immigration Pier Halifax urgently required following position for Reference Assistant Welcome Home Canada Program. Please read this job advertisement carefully before apply. There are some qualifications, experience and skills requirement that the employers require. Does your career history fit these requirements? Ensure you understand the role you are applying for and that it is suited to your skills and qualifications.

Follow the online directions, complete all the necessary fields, and provide all relevant information so your application is submitted correctly. When you click the 'Apply this Job' button (open in new window) you will be taken to the online application form. Here you will be asked to provide personal and contact details, respond to employment-related questions, and show how you meet the key selection criteria.

Reference Assistant Welcome Home Canada Program Jobs Vacancy in Canadian Museum Immigration Pier Halifax Jobs Details:

Welcome Home to Canada Program – 2018

Presented by TD Bank Group and

Supported by the R. Howard Webster Foundation

You are eligible if you are:
A permanent resident* of Canada

  • A permanent resident is someone who has been given permanent resident status by immigrating to Canada, but is not a Canadian citizen. Permanent residents are citizens of other countries. ( http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/newcomers/about-pr.asp )
OR

A Canadian citizen born outside of Canada

OR

A protected person as defined in Section 95 of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act who is legally entitled to work in Canada and Nova Scotia

AND

Facing barriers to employment. Barriers may include non-transferable credentials, lack of Canadian work experience and linguistic barriers.
Reference Assistant

Reports to: Reference Services Manager

Wages: $12.35 per hour

Hours: 37.5 hours a week with 30 minutes (or 1 hour) unpaid lunch break. As the Museum operates 7 days a week, the work week may include Saturdays and/or Sundays.

Duration: Six month, hourly position starting in May 1, 2018 and ending in October 31, 2018.

Application Deadline: 11:59 p.m. on April 2, 2018.

How to Apply: Applications can be sent through an employment counsellor/ support worker/ caseworker to Ramya Rangalle, at rrangalle@pier21.ca

Job Description

The Scotiabank Family History Centre serves as the focal point for museum visitors, researchers, students and others who seek information pertaining to Pier 21 and immigration to Canada. The Reference Assistant will be responsible for assisting visitors to the Scotiabank Family History Centre with their research. This job could include research projects depending on the background of the applicant and the needs of the department at the time. The position may require the associate to assist Family History Centre staff with basic archival functions such as processing, preservation, etc. This position may require some collections management duties. This position requires strong problem-solving skills, attention to detail and a high level of customer service with the ability to multitask in a busy library environment. Interest in genealogy and/or history is an asset.

Responsibilities

Respond to public research requests (onsite, via telephone, mail and email) through research conducted online, through databases, books, and microfilm

Photocopy, file and scan

Edit and print digital files

Help catalogue donated material

Data entry

Work with Family History Centre staff to help plan new temporary/permanent displays

Maintain proper care of all documents handled

Create finding aids (indexes, catalogues, etc.)

Attend orientation sessions and complete training readings

Identify potential oral history interview candidates

Skills Required

Ability to provide a high level of customer service

Basic computer skills (knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Access and basic scanning procedures an asset)

Attention to detail

Strong problem solving skills

Flexible to changing situation

Reliable, responsible

Ability to follow instructions and work with minimal supervision

Interest in History and Genealogy

Ability to perform repetitive tasks

Good organizational skills


Jobs Vacancy Related to Reference Assistant Welcome Home Canada Program:

17May

Assistant Child And Family Worker Summer Student Jobs Vacancy in Banyan Community Services Hamilton. Banyan Community Services Hamilton opening great career opportunity and jobs vacancy for Assistant Child And Family Worker Summer Student position. This jobs vacancy will be open for new jobs applicant starting for 17 May, 2018. SNAP® is a family focused early intervention program for children aged 6-11 experiencing behavioural difficulties at home, in school, or in the community.... ... Continue reading -->


14May

Drop Assistant Jobs Vacancy in Crc Toronto. Crc Toronto opening great career opportunity and jobs vacancy for Drop Assistant position. This jobs vacancy will be open for new jobs applicant starting for 14 May, 2018. Welcome community members into Drop-in initiatives and connect them with other programs and resources. We are home to the Regent Park Community Food Centre... ... Continue reading -->


04May

Client Services Assistant Student Summer Job Jobs Vacancy in Lumacare North York. Lumacare North York opening great career opportunity and jobs vacancy for Client Services Assistant Student Summer Job position. This jobs vacancy will be open for new jobs applicant starting for 04 May, 2018. Client Services Assistant*. Support Lumacare’ s Home at Last Program with scanning and uploading of files; To be eligible to participate in the Canada Summer... ... Continue reading -->


16May

Assistant Associate Professor Thoracic Lung Pathology Jobs Vacancy in University Health Network . University Health Network opening great career opportunity and jobs vacancy for Assistant Associate Professor Thoracic Lung Pathology position. This jobs vacancy will be open for new jobs applicant starting for 16 May, 2018. Assistant / Associate Professor - Thoracic/ Lung Pathology - 1801954. University Health Network and Lakeridge Health are seeking an Anatomic Pathologist at the... ... Continue reading -->


16May

Assistant Associate Professor Cytopathology Jobs Vacancy in University Health Network . University Health Network opening great career opportunity and jobs vacancy for Assistant Associate Professor Cytopathology position. This jobs vacancy will be open for new jobs applicant starting for 16 May, 2018. Assistant / Associate Professor - Cytopathology - 1801952. University Health Network and Lakeridge Health are seeking an Anatomic Pathologist at the rank of... ... Continue reading -->