Yangon Heritage Trust is looking for any graduate to train as tour guides for heritage walking tours of Yangon. You must be capable of leading an English language walking tour around the significant areas of the city. Having tour guide license or being in the process of obtaining one would be essential. Experience as a tour guide is not essential as full training will be provided by the YHT prior to commencing guiding. The successful candidates will have the ability to entertain people from different backgrounds, a willingness to learn about the unique urban heritage of Yangon and be reliable and conscientious.
Successful applicants must be available for two days per week as walking tour guides for a minimum of seven months from September 2019 to March 2020. Further contracts may be available if the tours are successful.
If you are interested, please send your curriculum vitae (CV) with a cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org by July 20 (Saturday).
For further details: please contact YHT office at _
No 22/24 (1st floor), Pansodan street (lower block), Kyauktada township, Yangon.
Ph: (01) 240 544
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YHT welcomes volunteers or interns with relevant experience or qualifications who are interested in supporting the work of YHT.
All volunteers/interns must commit to a minimum of 3 months, be able to support themselves while at YHT and be willing to take on a range of different tasks. These may include historical research, photo archiving, cataloguing or helping out with events or exhibitions.
Interns must have the written support of their school or college, be able to commit to a minimum of 3 months and be studying in a discipline relevant to the work of YHT. This may include history, architecture, conservation engineering, cultural or heritage conservation, economics, archaeology or anthropology.
Interested interns and volunteers please complete the Volunteer/Intern application and submit it to email@example.com with a copy of a current curriculum vitae which includes the names and contact details of three referees.
YHT will assess all applications and advise applicants if they are selected for an interview.