Career & Volunteer opportunities

CANADIAN BASEBALL HALL OF FAME AND MUSEUM

Five Summer jobs available. Site staff and Museum staff

Job Description: Museum Assistant

Scope:  The Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum is adding two seasonal Museum Assistant positions to the team, one full-time and two part-time. These positions are primarily responsible for creating an enjoyable and rewarding museum experience for all visitors. The Museum Assistants will open and close the museum, greet visitors, give tours, help plan and assist at museum events, and assist in supervised collections projects. The right player will have relevant customer service experience, computer proficiency, exceptional organizational and communication skills, and a passion for both baseball and community service.

Reporting to:  Director of Operations

Responsibilities:

  • Greet visitors and provide orientation to the museum as well as museum tours
  • Assist with daily opening and closing procedures
  • Answer phone calls and respond to tourism inquiries
  • Sell merchandise and take admission fees from visitors
  • Contribute to the organizing, planning, and set-up of museum special events
  • Work on specified projects, under supervision, such as care of collections, historic research, and digitization
  • Monitor museum environmental conditions
  • Other duties as required

Qualifications:

  • Experience working with others
  • Cash handling and report writing experience would be an asset
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills, and organizational skills
  • Computer proficiency, including with spreadsheets, word processing, scanners, and projectors
  • Interest in baseball and knowledge of current game as well as history of the sport
  • Previous work experience in a museum or other relevant customer service setting preferred
  • Ability to work full-time, including weekends, from late April to early September

Education: Currently enrolled in high school (grade 11 and up) or post-secondary school

 Terms of Employment:

  • The selected applicant must be able to meet the specific grant requirements:
  • must be a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident, or have refugee status in Canada (non-Canadians holding temporary work visas or awaiting permanent status are not eligible);
  • preference between 16 and 30 years of age at the start of employment; but all can apply
  • preference to have been a full-time high school, college, CEGEP or university student (as defined by their educational institution) in the semester preceding the work assignment; and intend to return to full-time studies in the semester following the work assignment, but all can apply

 

Rate of Pay:  $16 per hour

Contract Hours and Duration:

Two Part-Time Position:   14-28 hours/week from May-August, with potential to continue until end of October

One Full-Time Position:    35-40 hours/week from May-August, with potential to continue part-time until end of October

Start date: late April 2022

Cover letters and resumes are due by Friday March 11th, 2022.
Interviews will be held the week of March 21st, 2022.

Please email applications to baseball@baseballhalloffame.ca or drop off at 386 Church St. S. in St. Marys, ON.

Site Maintenance

Looking to hire two people in 2022

Join the Hall of Fame team for the exciting season on our beautiful 32 acre site. If you have a passion for baseball and working outdoors we are the place for you this season. We are looking to hire two people to look after the ballfields and site.

Site Maintenance Positions
1 person mid-end of April until end of August (full-time)
1 person mid-end of April until end of October (full-time)

Property –32 acre site, 5 ball fields, museum grounds

Responsibilities: 
Field preparation and maintenance
Machine operation and maintenance
Turf care
Cleaning

Qualifications
Valid drivers license
Ability to operate machinery
Physical labour
Enjoy outside work

Education: Prefer Grade 12 or higher, or post-secondary student (up to age 30), but open to all ages.

Rate of Pay – $16.75 per hour (weekdays and weekends)

Start Date – mid/end-April

Cover letters and resumes are due by March 4, 2022

Cover letter and resume can be emailed to baseball@baseballhalloffame.ca or dropped off at 386 Church St. S. in St. Marys.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Several volunteer positions are always available at the Hall of Fame, such as:

  • Tour guides
  • BBQ’ers
  • Office support
  • Site support

If you are interested in either opportunity please call 519-284-1838 or email baseball@baseballhalloffame.ca

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