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General News · 24th April 2022
Are you 18–30 years old, looking for engaging work in natural history this summer? Wild Cortes is hiring a Curatorial Assistant/Host to assist with mounts, displays and interpretation this summer season.

Located at Linnea Education Centre, Wild Cortes is the off-site learning centre and lab of the Cortes Museum & Archives (CIMAS). The wage for this position is $18/hr for a 30hr work week, June – Aug, 2022.

We are looking for a science-minded, hands-on, self-reliant and friendly person with a desire to learn about taxidermy, species at risk and the natural history of Cortes Island. Computer skills are required, and secure housing must be in place. Applicants should be comfortable working with animal specimens.

In this position you will:
• assist the Natural History Curator/Taxidermist with hands-on work
• learn about the basic ecology and environmental factors affecting Cortes Island and surrounding areas
• perform data collection and input
• share this knowledge with visitors as they explore Wild Cortes and the EcoLab

To apply please submit your resume with references to by May 3, 2022.

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

To find out more about Cortes Island Museum please visit our website