Employment Opportunities

Events Coordinator – The Events Coordinator is responsible for managing the Museum’s facility rental portfolio as well as coordinating logistics for public and fundraising events both at the Museum and off-site. This person will be highly organized, detail-oriented with a willingness to keep a flexible schedule, including weekend and evening work. This position involves close coordination and collaboration with Museum colleagues across many departments, as well as supervision of part-time event staff that are brought in to work events and rentals on an as-needed basis. This position also presents a unique opportunity to advise on the planning and promotion of the new museum’s facility rental spaces. Read the full job description.

Canoe Trip Leader and Paddling Instructor – We’re looking for two energetic individuals who are certified paddling instructors and experienced tripping guides to lead our popular day camps and backcountry trips. The Canadian Canoe Museum is OCA accredited, and offers weeklong day paddling camps and multi-day canoe trips for youth ages 8 to 14. We provide a fun, safe and supportive environment for kids to interact with nature, hone their paddling skills, meet new friends and enjoy summertime in the Kawarthas to the fullest! We’re proud to teach “no-trace” camping principles as well as skill levels laid out by the Ontario Recreational Canoeing and Kayaking Association (ORCKA).
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The Team Leader position plays important role in orientation, supervision and daily operations of interpretive staff at museum. This position also performs historical interpretation programs for public, and researches and provides artisan skills demonstrations. Leaders also provide guided tours, visitor orientation, retail duties, exhibits and site maintenance.Training in heritage artisan skills will be provided. A background interest in Canadian heritage is vital. Existing talents or experience in crafts/woodwork are an asset. Read the full job description.

Interpreter-Artisans perform a broad range of duties at the museum, such as providing visitor orientation, guided tours, retail duties, as well as maintenance of exhibits and the site. They also develop and perform historical interpretation programs for public, and research and demonstrate artisan skills (for instance: paddle carving, traditional weaving and sewing, canoe building, fine art, etc.). A background interest in Canadian heritage is vital. Existing talents or experience in crafts/woodwork are an asset. Read the full job description.