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As part of the Cambridge Museum team, you will assist with the preservation and guardianship (kaitiakitanga) of our heritage for future generations. Here are our latest job vacancies.

You may also want to consider getting experience as a volunteer.


Current vacancies

Weekend Assistant, Part Time
Saturdays, 10 am – 2 pm

Cambridge Museum is a much-loved culture and heritage organisation committed to caring and preserving its collection on behalf of our community as well as developing and sharing engaging content through displays and educational programmes.

We are currently looking for a Saturday Museum Assistant who is helpful and friendly to support and deliver a welcoming visitor experience through customer service and positive interactions with the public whilst ensuring the safety and security of visitors, staff and collections.

The fundamental part of this position is to be the first point of contact for all our visitors to provide a warm welcome and a great visitor experience in keeping with Manaakitanga (respect, humility, kindness and honesty to others) and Kaitiakitanga (guardianship and protection). Basic collection management, writing and research tasks will also be part of the role.

We are looking for a person who has:

  • Outstanding customer service skills with a proactive approach
  • An interest in history and museums
  • An awareness of a wide range of cultures and associated protocol and traditions within Cambridge
  • A “can-do” positive attitude to solving problems or issues


We have a permanent part-time Saturday role available. This is a great opportunity to work around your studies or whanau commitments.

To apply, please supply a letter/ email expression of interest and a CV to Elizabeth Harvey, elizabethharvey@cambridgemuseum.org.nz .We are reviewing applications as they are received, so don’t delay apply today.

You must be currently eligible to work in New Zealand to apply for this permanent position. To read the full position description please click here.

Closing date: 4pm Friday 2  December 2022