If you are a full-time student, please visit the Federal Student Work Experience Program (FSWEP) website.
Click on “Featured Jobs” and choose the heading “Rideau Hall Visitor Services and Interpretation Program (GGS09J-008969-000357)” for a description of the job offer.
Go back to the FSWEP page and click on “Apply on-line” to submit your application to the FSWEP Campaign 2013-2014. When filling out your application form, be sure to indicate how you meet each of the requirements for the job.
We will be hiring guides for full-time work from April 29- September 2, 2013. The hiring process begins in January of each year. Candidates who have been pre-selected will be invited to attend an interview at the end of January or beginning of February 2013.
We will be hiring guides for part-time work from September 2013 to May 2014.
- Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
- A language proficiency test will be administered during the selection process.
Since I have started working at Rideau Hall, I have had the chance to develop a vast set of skills that I can take with me anywhere. Bringing our history alive every day by sharing it with fellow Canadians has made me become more aware of my own heritage and what it means to be Canadian.
— Kayla Cardinal Lafrance, Gatineau, Quebec, 2012
Being a guide-interpreter not only gives me the opportunity to promote Canadian identity to thousands of visitors, but also to work with an amazing team, which makes my experience at Rideau Hall so exceptional!
— Juniette-Maria Zuniga-Davila, Gatineau, Quebec, 2012
Rideau Hall is an incredible place to work if you enjoy conversing with people from around the world and sharing with them your own knowledge and passion for Canadian history. What makes this job unique and captivating is the fact that it is a learning process that never ceases.
— Katarina Cappuccino, Ottawa, Ontario, 2012
Being a tour guide has not only given me the chance to meet with amazing visitors from all walks of life, but it has also given me the opportunity to significantly improve my public speaking skills. Rideau Hall is a wonderful work environment that allows you to teach and learn new things about Canada every day!
— Jérémy Gauthier, Saint-Isidore, Ontario, 2012