The Sisters of Charity – Halifax Congregational Archives has a 10 week opportunity for an Audio Visual Assistant. Under the supervision of the Congregational Archivist, the Audio Visual Assistant will process a collection of cassette tapes in the backlog of audiovisual materials in the Sisters of Charity – Halifax Congregational Archives.

The mandate of our Congregational Archives is to identify, collect, preserve and organize materials pertaining to the history, spirit and growth of the Sisters of Charity – Halifax. These include not only the official papers of past administrative officers, but also material reflective of the life and works of the Sisters as individuals across Canada, the United States, Bermuda, Peru, and Dominican Republic.

This position is funded via the Young Canada Works program. Please note that in order to be eligible for the position an applicant:

  • 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);
  • be legally entitled to work in Canada;
  • be between 16 and 30 years of age at the start of employment;
  • be willing to commit to the full duration of the work assignment;
  • will not have another full-time job (over 30 hours a week) while employed with the program;
    have been a full-time student (as defined by their educational institution) in the semester preceding the YCW assignment; and
  • intend to return to full-time studies in the semester following the YCW assignment.