Exhibits and Collections Assistant

The Morrin Centre is an accredited museum, National Historic Site, and leading English-language cultural centre that offers engaging programming in the areas of heritage interpretation, education, and the arts. This is an exceptional opportunity available for the right person to contribute to the Centre’s collections.

The Exhibits and Collections Assistant will assist in the preservation of the Centre’s heritage collection. The successful applicant will work closely with the Museum and Exhibit Coordinator as well as with the Head of Library and Collections to:

  • Help catalog artefacts in the collection (condition report, photos, packaging, etc.)
  • Help organize the new storage rooms
  • Help move the artefacts to the new storage rooms
  • Help maintain the physical collections and our historic building
  • Contribute to the promotion of our collections on social media
  • Participate and help during the Centre’s cultural activities

Education: Bachelor degree or master student in one of the following fields:  museology, archival studies, information studies, history, or art history. Though the Morrin Centre would prefer the candidate to have experience or training in museology, someone studying in a related field or with a demonstrated interest for this type of work may be considered. Please note: This position is a student position.

Qualities: Creativity, dynamism, enthusiasm, initiative, flexibility, and a genuine interest in people, heritage, and the cultural milieu.  Ability to work both independently and within a team environment is required.

Skills: Candidates must have advanced knowledge of both oral and written French and English. The successful applicant must have strong presentation skills, be attentive to detail, and be responsible.

The candidate should have excellent data-entry skills. They should also have a knowledge of collection management. Prior experience using collection management software or a library database as well as strong knowledge of the steps required to realise an exhibit will be considered assets. Finally, candidates should have excellent computer literacy skills and be able to learn new computer programs quickly.

Please note that this position is funded under Young Canada Works in Both Official Languages, and is for students. Eligibility information about the program is available here: https://www.canada.ca/en/canadian-heritage/services/funding/young-canada-works/students-graduates/official-languages-students.html

Hours per week: 35 hours, for 16 weeks

Salary: 18$/hour

Applicants should submit their resume and a cover letter in French and in English to jobs@morrin.org.

This position will remain open until June 2nd, 2023, or until filled.

Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Thank you for your interest in this position.


Summer Reading Program Coordinator

The Morrin Centre, a National Historic Site and English-language cultural centre in the heart of Old Quebec, is hiring a Summer Reading Program Coordinator. The successful candidate will be responsible (alongside the Education Coordinator) for the planning and development of the Centre’s Summer Reading Program for children, as well as its storytime and art activities.

Candidates should have a keen interest in literature, strong communication skills, and must be energetic, outgoing, and punctual. They must be able to work both autonomously and within a team environment. Candidates must also have advanced knowledge of both oral and written French and English.

The successful candidate will have completed at least one year of post-secondary studies in one of the following fields:

  • Education;
  • Library Studies;
  • Literature;
  • History (or a related discipline, such as Art History or Music History);
  •  Museology;
  • Or another relevant discipline.


The selection process will be based on an evaluation of the candidate’s communication skills, past experience, and knowledge of both official languages.

This is a full-time position and includes evening/weekend work.


Start date: May 18, 2023

End date: September 2, 2023

Salary: $18/hour


Interested candidates are invited to send their résumé and a cover letter in French and English by email to jobs@morrin.org by May 8, 2023. The position will remain open until filled. Please indicate YCW – Summer Reading Program Coordinator in the subject line. Only selected candidates will be invited to an interview.


Over the years, the Morrin Centre team had successfully completed many projects thanks to the assistance, dedication and know-how of our volunteers. New and recurring activities offer volunteers the opportunity to develop their passions and meet members of the community. Come join our team of dynamic volunteers!

Your involvement as a volunteer can vary considerably, ranging from participation in a single, “once-off” event to a recurring task for a specific project. Tasks can include:

Participation in events: We regularly need assistance with the logistics of cultural activities held at the Centre. Here’s a way for you to use your talents to contribute to the Centre’s programs and events.

Library services: We rely on the generosity of volunteers to greet library members and visitors and to handle the library desk services. The library is a relaxing setting that will allow you to better acquaint yourself with our impressive collection of books and share your passion for literature with all our visitors.

Committees: Have you ever thought about taking part in one of the Morrin Centre’s committees? Once you decide to get involved, you’ll discover a world of possibilities. You’ll also significantly expand your networking opportunities and be able to add your personal touch to the Society. It’s a very special way of supporting the Society. Our committees include: the LHSQ Council, the Fundraising Committees, and the Book Committee. The contribution of volunteers constitutes the very backbone of the Morrin Centre.

Publication: Would you like to write an article and see it published in the Society Pages, the quarterly publication of the LHSQ? Please let us know!

Educational programs: Those who enjoy working with children and school groups can contribute to preparing and leading activities. It’s a truly gratifying form of involvement.

If you’re interested in getting involved as a volunteer, please print out and fill out our volunteer application form (PDF format) or send us your résumé, including information about your areas of interest and availability. Send us all these documents by regular mail or email, at info@morrin.org, and we will get in touch with you as quickly as possible.