Job Posting 71181

Communications Service Coordinator
Mission Historical Society
Vancouver Island & Coastal areas
33215 2nd Avenue, MIssion, BC
closed 13 days ago (Fri, 11 Jun)
canada summer jobs / summer students  •  $17 per hour

The Mission District Historical Society is seeking a temporary Communications Service Coordinator for the Mission Community Archives. The Communications Service Coordinator will assist with the current shift from in-person programming and activities to new web-based programming and resources to promote knowledge of programs, services, and holdings via the Archives websites and social media platforms.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Planning and researching the development of virtual programming such as web-enabled local history educational resources for local schools, a virtual tour of the Archives and guidelines for creating digital exhibitions.
  • Helping market and promote LIFE at TWO METRES – a special project to collect digital and/or hard-copy materials from members of the community about their first-hand experiences during the pandemic.
  • Researching and preparing content for the Archives Facebook Page
  • Assisting with planning and developing online programming for upcoming special events.


This position is funded through the Canada Services Summer Grant Program which requires applicants to meet the following criteria:

  • Must be aged 15 to 30 years to apply;
  • Must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act 2;
  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations

Must pass a criminal record background check.



  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Possess excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to improvise and creatively problem solve
  • Demonstrated ability to organize information and prioritize tasks and projects
  • Self-motivated and able to work well independently as well as with others
  • Highly IT-literate an asset
  • Proficiency with the Adobe Creative Suite an asset

Terms of Employment:

  • 30 hours per week for 10 weeks, beginning June 28 through Sept. 3, 2021; part time work negotiable.
  • Regular Hours: Tuesday-Friday; 9:00am-4:30pm.

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