Sncewips Summer Student


Under the direction of the Sncəwips Cultural and Operations Administrator, the primary duties of the Summer Student will be to provide administration support services to the Sncəwips Heritage Museum (the “Museum”). It’s preferable that candidates have a keen interest in art, history and indigenous studies and are pursuing a career in that area. A valid BC Driver’s License is required as there may be travel between WFN office locations. Secondary duties, and as directed by the Manager of IGA, may involve providing administrative support to the IGA office to cover staff leaves, job shadowing, and other research projects as required.


Assists staff in providing a variety of administrative support and clerical assistance including answering the phone, greeting guests, ordering supplies, and maintaining an organized reception area
Assists in scanning and maintaining the filing system; hard copy or electronic
Co-ordinates and assists with special projects and events as required
Researches information on a variety of heritage/cultural subjects for the Museum as directed by the Sncəwips Cultural and Operations Administrator
Inputs artefact data and information into a digital database for the Museum
Performs artefact assessment including photographs and condition reporting
May involve some travel to attend meetings or events to gain practical knowledge and skills in First Nation governance and title & rights issues for the IGA department
Performs other duties and responsibilities as required
Performs all duties and responsibilities in accordance with the Westbank First Nation policies, standards and procedures
Maintains confidentiality on all matters relating to the affairs of WFN



Minimum Grade 12 or equivalent
Must be a registered post-secondary student, returning to studies in fall 2019
Prefer that post-secondary studies include courses in Art, History, Indigenous Studies, and/or Political Science and Business Administration

Prefer one to two years of experience in preparing correspondence/ documents using Word, Excel, Outlook, Publisher and Access

Friendly, personable, and professional
Strong computer skills
Strong organizational skills
Strong attention to detail
Ability to set priorities
Ability to compose letters
Ability to work in a fast paced environment
Must have the ability to work independently or as part of a team
This summer student position is a great way to gain valuable skills and experience all WFN has to offer.

Interested applicants should begin the application process by fully completing the MY PRESENCE tab, including the MY REFERENCES. Upon completion, click APPLY NOW, fill in the application form, and ensure your cover letter and resume is attached.

Opportunity is open until Sunday, April 7th, 2019

*Incomplete and/or late submissions will not be accepted*
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Location:West Kelowna, British Columbia
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Post Date:Mar 26, 2019
Exp. Date:Apr 25, 2019
Listing Type:Private
Ad Number:3794436