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Help bring history to life!

The Halifax Citadel Society is a non-profit, charitable organization which works in partnership with Parks Canada to deliver programming and visitor services at the Halifax Citadel and Georges Island National Historic Sites. Our mission is to connect our visitors with what it means to be Canadian, inspiring thoughtful citizenship at home and around the world.

Every year, the Society hires approximately 60 to 80 youth from high schools, community colleges, and universities from Halifax and across Canada to help operate and deliver its programs and services.

The Halifax Citadel Society recognizes the importance of diversity to our mission, and aspires to ensure our workforce reflects the diversity found in Canada’s population today. We encourage individuals from all backgrounds to apply.

Competitions for the following positions are now being held for spring/summer 2024 positions:

  • N/A

Competitions for the following positions are now closed:

  • Visitor Services Operative
  • Retail Associate
  • Military Interpreter - Piper
  • Military Interpreter - Drummer
  • Military Interpreter - Private

To apply, please submit a copy of your resume and contact information for at least two references to [email protected], and identify the position(s) you would like to apply for.

Applicants can expect to receive several mass emails via BCC throughout the application process, and are encouraged to check their spam folders regularly.

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All donations received are used to bring history to life at the Halifax Citadel National Historic Site of Canada, by hiring young men and women to portray the British Garrison in Halifax at the time of our nation's birth.