Museum Education Interpreter Jobs in Oakville, ON | Town of Oakville

Town of Oakville

Job Responsibilities:

  • Conducting a variety of tours, educational programs, and craft workshops for children and adults using diverse and creative teaching methods, techniques, and tools.
  • Preparation and delivery of history based education programs, guided tours, outreach and special education events
  • Interpret for visitors during special events through demonstrations and activities
  • Assistance with delivery of public programming and special events as well as the administrative functions of education programming
  • Delivery of exceptional customer service and reception duties including:
  • Program Registration and retail sales using PerfectMind Registration/POS system
  • Providing information to customers and potential customers both over the phone and in person
  • Delivery of exceptional customer service (including welcoming, conduct and communication) to all participants
  • Support and promote the Principles of Healthy Child Development (PHCD)
  • Performing physical daily program set up and clean-up as required
  • Ensure the safety of education program participants, visitors and staff as well as protection of on-site resources
  • Performing physical daily program set up and clean up as well as assistance with building and site cleaning and program maintenance for program areas.


  • Graduate or current student of education, history, child studies, drama/arts, recreation or museum studies program
  • Experience in the museum sector an asset
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent customer service and problem solving skills
  • Experience working with computers, including Microsoft Office Suite
  • Previous experience working with registration systems would be an asset
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Strong organizational abilities
  • Ability to operate with a minimum of direct supervision
  • Good working knowledge of the Ontario curriculum
  • Experience working with children an asset
  • High Five PHCD (Principles of Healthy Child Development) certification would be considered an asset
  • Valid first aid and CPR certificates required
  • Access to reliable transportation

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