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Aboriginal Interpreter (Seasonal)

Posted April 23, 2019

Heritage Park is looking for Aboriginal applicants (18 years and older) interested in interpreting the history and culture of Treaty 7 First Nations for our many park visitors for the summer and fall season.  If you love talking to people, telling stories and sharing your cultural heritage, this job is for you.   

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Educates and engages the public in the history, cultural traditions, and lifestyles of Treaty 7 First Nations during the late 1800s
  • Works as part of a team of First Nations Interpreters in period appropriate clothing at our tipi encampment portraying daily life in the buffalo days
  • Demonstrates traditional activities, tools, and other materials
  • Sets up and puts away artifacts and activity materials daily

Job Requirements: 

  • Comfortable sharing knowledge of First Nations culture and speaking with visitors of all ages and backgrounds
  • Experience speaking in front of groups; interpretive experience is a definite asset
  • Knowledge of Treaty 7 First Nations history, culture, language, or traditional activities and skills

Hours of Work:

  • Full-time hours available May to Labour Day, with weekend work during September and October (until Thanksgiving)
  • Part-time hours also available throughout the season
 

Submit your Cover Letter and Resume


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Send by email to hr@heritagepark.ca or mail to 1900 Heritage Drive SW, Calgary, AB  T2V 2X3 or fax 403.268.8554.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please. 


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Calgary, Alberta
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