Jan 10, 2009

Temporary Position of Participant Assistant for Welsh Program at Smithsonian Folklife Festival

From member Betty Belanus:-

"The Smithsonian Folklife Festival will feature Wales this summer. The temporary Festival position of Participant Assistant is listed below. Please note, the closing date is listed as past, but we are seeking fluent Welsh-speakers based in the U.S. due to potential visa problems for Welsh-based candidates and therefore the position will be open until filled as stated. We urge suitable candidates to get applications in as soon as possible. This position is based in Washington, D.C. and the starting date is negotiable. For more information about the event, see www.folklife.si.edu and click on Festival 2009; for application procedures, click under Opportunities/Employment. If you have specific questions about this position, please contact Betty Belanus at BelanusB@si.edu or by calling 202/633-6582.

2009 Smithsonian Folklife Festival Vacancy Announcement Number: SFF-2009 Opening date: November 24, 2008 Closing date: January 09, 2009 or until filled

Participant Assistant ○ 04-13-09 07-17-09 IS/GS 6 $17.81/hr. salary

Participant Assistants ‑ Assistants help the participant coordinator in making logistical arrangements for event participants; help prepare correspondence for participants. Make travel, housing and other arrangements. Spanish Language desired for one position. Welsh Language desired for one position."

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