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General News · 15th April 2022
The Cortes Island Museum & Archives (CIMAS) is seeking an inventive, self-directed and organized individual to serve as the Programs & Events Coordinator at the Cortes Museum and Wild Cortes. The Programs & Events Coordinator is responsible for designing, organizing and ensuring delivery of public events and programs.

This is a 60hrs/month, minimum five month contract position, with possible extension. Specific hours are dictated by program needs, some flexibility is required; evening and weekend work will occasionally be necessary. Starting wage is $22/hr. Must have secure housing in place. Position starts in May 2022.

To apply for this position please submit your resume with references to Bonnie MacDonald at by April 29, 2022.

CIMAS values diversity and inclusivity and welcomes individuals of all abilities and backgrounds to apply for this position.

Work Expectations:
In collaboration with the CIMAS team, the Programs & Events Coordinator will:
• Create and coordinate CIMAS outreach activities and events which foster a sense of involvement with and excitement about the Museum and Wild Cortes
• Work closely with the Managing Director and curators to contribute ideas and extensions to the exhibit experience
• Reach out to and engage new audiences
• Manage event volunteers
• Be well connected with communities on Cortes and develop programs and events with that diversity in mind
• Effectively promote programs to the community

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
The ideal candidate will:
• Have experience in designing, supervising and budgeting programs and events
• Be able to develop age-appropriate programs, activities and materials
• Work as a team member
• Have strong computer and social media skills
• Be able to work with a wide range of individuals
• Have access to a vehicle if required

To find out more about CIMAS please visit our website