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Photography Archive Assistant

Closes on Monday, December 27, 2021
Canadian Heritage Photography Foundation
Mississauga, ON, Canada
Full Time (Contract)

 

Organization Name
Canadian Heritage Photography Foundation
Job Title
Photography Archive Assistant
Job Type
Full Time (Contract)
Location
Mississauga, ON, Canada
Posting Date
11/30/2021
Submission Deadline
12/27/2021
Job Start Date (Expected):
01/10/2022
Target Audience
  • Recent Graduates
Job Category
  • Archives
Job Description

Canadian Heritage Photography Foundation – Young Canada Works Building Careers in Heritage Program

In 2001, the renowned Canadian photographer Mr. George Hunter founded the Canadian Heritage Photography Foundation (CHPF). CHPF is a Not for Profit located in one of Toronto’s largest suburbs of Mississauga. Transportation to the Foundation offices is easily accessible by bus or train. The CHPF archive includes over 100,000 photographic negatives, slides, prints and ephemera. The Foundation would like to hire a recent graduate of an Archiving, Archives and Record Management or Photographic Preservation and Information Management degree for ten-week internship.To apply for the positions, you must:

  • Be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident, or have refugee status in Canada
  • Be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Be between the ages of 15 – 30 years of age at the start of employment
  • Be registered in the Young Canada Works online candidate inventory
  • Be willing to commit to the full duration of the project
  • Be a recent graduate who has graduated from college or university with 24 months of the start of employment
  • Be unemployed or underemployed
  • Not be receiving Employment Insurance
  • Not have previously participated in or been paid under a YCW internship or any other Career Focus internship funded under the Government of Canada’s Youth Employment Strategy

Duties will include: utilizing recognized archival standards and methodologies to inventory and evaluate the collection, create new finding aids, auditing and digitizing the collection. Our ideal candidates can work well in a small office environment. The position is supervised by the CHPF Archivist and Executive Director.

Eligible candidates are requested to submit a resume and covering letter to:

Attention: Mrs. Nicole Plaskett, Executive DirectorEmail: nplaskett@thechpf.com

 

Resumes must be submitted by December 27, 2021Position Begins on January 10th, 2022 Contract is 30 hours per week for a total of 300 hoursCHPF is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment.CHPF has put in place strict Covid-19 policies and procedures based on the advice from Health Canada. Interns will be required to wear a mask in all public spaces when recommended. CHPF now requires all on-site employees to provide proof of vaccination against Covid-19.

Application Process
nplaskett@thechpf.com
Any other important information?
Must be a recent graduate.

 

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