Opportunities & Job Postings

Opportunities at the Museum of Health Care:

Job Postings:


Public Programs Assistants

Application Deadline: Watch our socials and website for deadlines

Working in collaboration with other Visitor Services staff (supervised by the Programming & Communications Coordinator), the Public Programs Assistant will focus on the related tasks as detailed below. Please note that due to the nature of this position (re: COVID-19 requirements and general yearly projects), the list below indicates examples of projects/duties, which may be changed if needed.


• Deliver in-person or virtual educational programs for all ages, including grades K-12, university classes, and seniors.
• Participate in outreach educational events and programs (may be offsite).
• Conduct guided tours of the Museum of Health Care's onsite galleries in a manner that engages and delights participants, while conveying the requisite information.
• Market in-Museum programs and guided tours within the framework of an existing marketing plan.
• Welcome Museum visitors and program/tour participants.
• Develop written and video content for the Museum's existing social media series.


• Excellent communication skills in written and oral English
• Excellent interpersonal, presentation and organizational skills
• Familiarity with Microsoft Office


• Knowledge of French or other second language
• Knowledge and/or experience of Indigenous history
• General knowledge of health care history and/or social history of Canada
• Program design experience for any age group
• Experience in and/or knowledge of the principles of heritage interpretation
• Interest in a career in history, history of medicine, museology, education, heritage interpretation, tourism or other related discipline

Hours: This is a full time position May-September (9am-5pm) that requires weekend work starting in June.

*Proof of vaccination and a clean Criminal Record Check will be required prior to employment start date.

We thank all applicants. Please note that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


Alternative Practicum: Teacher candidates can gain museum education experience. Learn more here.

Museum Studies Internships and Field Placements: Applications are welcome throughout the year. Learn more here.

Volunteering: We are seeking volunteers for a variety of roles. Learn more about volunteering here.

Work Study Program:We recruit students each fall through Queen's University's Work Study Program. Learn more about the program here.