Employment Opportunities

Learn more about seasonal historic interpreter opportunities with Father Lacombe Chapel.

Lead Bilingual Seasonal Historic Interpreter

(May to September, Annually)

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with at least 2 years post-secondary education, fluently bilingual, a passion for learning, good leadership and organizational skills, and experience in historical interpretation.

Duties and requirements:

  • As Lead Historical Interpreter, reporting to the Facility Supervisor and her designate, you will provide the leadership and supervision of a small team of historical interpreters.
  • You will also assist with the planning, development, and presentation of educational, special event, and public interpretive programs.
  • Other duties will include: ensuring the collection of visitor statistics; the administration of site surveys; event promotion and marketing; monitoring and assisting with site sales; day-to-day administration; providing reports as requested by the Facility Supervisor; and ensuring the regular routine cleaning of the facility.
  • You will ensure that customer service standards are met.
  • Weekend work is required.
  • The successful candidate will possess: fluent oral and written skills in both English and French; 2 years post-secondary education in Education, Drama, Canadian History, Recreation Administration, or Business (equivalencies will be considered); and previous experience as an historical interpreter.
  • The successful applicant must also have a valid Standard First Aid Certificate prior to hiring and will be required to undergo security screening.
  • Other assets could include: Service Best training; knowledge of Alberta’s history; heritage skills (native beadwork, finger weaving, spinning, etc.).

Wage: $21.19/hour (under review)

To apply, send a cover letter and resume to:

Arts & Heritage Foundation of St. Albert:
ATTN: S. Strachan
Musée Héritage Museum
St. Albert, AB T8N 3Z9
Email: indicate FLC Lead Interpreter in the subject line and email: sharis@artsandheritage.ca
St. Albert Place, 5 St. Anne Street

Bilingual Seasonal Interpreters

(May to September, Annually)

Do you enjoy working with people of all ages? Would you like to share the heritage of the province with visitors to Alberta? As a seasonal Historical Interpreter at the Father Lacombe Chapel Provincial Historic Site, you will do this and much more.

As a Historical Interpreter, you will assist with the planning, development, and presentation of educational, special event, and public interpretive programs.

Duties and requirements:

  • The successful candidates will work in a small team environment.
  • Additional duties include: the collection of visitor statistics; administering site surveys; event promotion and marketing; assisting with site sales; reconciliation of donation and gift shop funds; and regular routine cleaning of the facility.
  • Weekend work is required.
  • Successful candidates will possess: fluent oral and written skills in both English and French; knowledge of Alberta’s history; experience working with audiences ranging from young children to seniors; planning and organizational skills; and experience in a range of interpretive techniques.
  • Post-secondary education and/or experience in the following fields are desirable: Historical Interpretation, Education, Drama, Canadian History, or Recreation Administration.
  • Other assets could include: Service Best training; knowledge of Alberta’s Métis and missionary history; heritage skills (native beadwork, finger weaving, spinning, etc.).
  • Successful applicants must have a valid Standard First Aid Certificate prior to hiring and will be required to undergo security screening.

Wage: $19.91 per hour (under review)

To apply, send a cover letter and resume to:

Arts & Heritage Foundation of St. Albert:
ATTN: S. Strachan
Musée Héritage Museum
St. Albert, AB T8N 3Z9
Email: indicate FLC Lead Interpreter in the subject line and email: sharis@artsandheritage.ca
St. Albert Place, 5 St. Anne Street