R.J. Haney Heritage Village & Museum is a premier tourist destination located in Salmon Arm, BC. Set on forty-acres of pioneer farmland with over 30 exhibits for guests to explore. It offers visitors an opportunity to experience history hands-on with activities, tours and programs like Villains and Vittles Dinner Theatre, the annual car show, High Tea and our Halloween Event, Spooktacular. Visitors discover the local history in a whole new way. The site features a 150 seat restaurant offering daily menu service and caters to the weddings and events at the Village. The Children’s Museum and Discovery Centre is a one-of-a-kind opportunity for families to engage in playful learning.
If you are looking for an opportunity to build your skills, learn about history in a fun and unique way and share your learned knowledge with our visitors, we are looking for you!
We have opportunities in the Visitor Services Department as Heritage Interpreters leading tours and assisting in special events and educational programs.
As an interpreter, you have a hands-on role in educational and public programs that bring Salmon Arm’s history to life by portraying a Salmon Arm historical figure like the first schoolmarm in the Broadview School, Miss Halpenny. Cyril Thomson, owner of the Lester and Thomson Garage, Emily McGuire, born in 1870 and owner of the McGuire General Store or the Stirling sister, Mary Elvira and Sylvia Ellen, who arrived in Salmon Arm in 1908.
Interpreters guide tours of the Museum, Heritage Village with over 30 exhibits, and the 1910 R.J. Haney House. Tours are approximately 45 minutes, available at scheduled times as part of the Village’s daily activities. Interpreters answer questions and interact with our visitors, enhancing the visitor’s experience.
Interpreters also assist a team of professionals in the Visitor Services and Curatorial Department in day-to-day operations, providing exemplary customer service.
We offer a competitive wage, a healthy work environment, and the occasional ice cream party. Employees can participate in the mentoring program, a valuable skill-building tool for those seeking career path advice and opportunities
We seek a reliable candidate who likes to work and be a part of a team effort sharing Salmon Arm's history with our visitors in a fun and professional environment. R.J. Haney Heritage Village & Museum is dedicated to bringing Salmon Arm's history to life and offering a unique tourism experience to our guests.
We are an equal opportunity employer—positions are funded through Canada Summer Jobs, and candidates must meet the eligibility of these programs. You must be available to work evenings, weekdays, weekends, and holidays and be prepared to commit to the work dates' full duration and treat this as their primary job.
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We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those being considered will be contacted.APPLY NOW! • INTERPRETER • R.J. Haney Heritage Village & Museum
Post Date: April 28, 2021 Deadline for Application: May 19, 2021
751 Highway 97B
RJ Haney Heritage Village and Museum is a 40-acre park owned by the City of Salmon Arm, and operated by the Salmon Arm Museum and Heritage Association.
The forty acre site includes a local Museum and Heritage Village comprising fourteen buildings, one is the Haney House original to the property, seven others are relocated community-valued heritage structures, and the remaining six buildings are replicated structures. The pastoral farmland is situated east of Salmon Arm. The facility is used by residents of Salmon Arm and area and tourist traveling to the area as a heritage tourist destination.
The facility is home to the Salmon Arm Museum, the Ernie Doe Archives Room, the Heritage Village, Marjorie's Tea Room, and also boasts 2.34 km of beautiful walking trails. During the summer season, the park also hosts the ever-popular Villains and Vittles Dinner Theatre, with show during July and August.