The Bay Roberts Cultural Foundation, incorporated in 2009 as a not-for-profit, registered charitable organization, has been established to peserve and sustain the traditions and practices of outport life for present and future generations.
We look forward to continuing all our community activities over the coming year. Thank you to Canadian Heritage for a grant of $9300.00 for our Holdin’ Ground Festival - 2017. The funding will help to develop and to produce many community events.
Historic Places & Folklore of Bay Roberts JUNE 8 - The Heritage Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador, Memorial University Folklore Department, and the heritage and culture groups of Bay Roberts are working on a project to identify places that hold special meanings, stories, and memories in the different neighbourhoods of Bay Roberts. We’d love your help in making a list of possible places for university folklore students to research this September. Share your stories, knowledge, and memories with us! We’ll have the kettle on!
Save this date! Saturday, August 19th - The Bay Bazaar at the Bay Arena.
Summer Student Employment - 2017
The positions with Bay Roberts Cultural Foundation are very varied and may include “spur of the moment” activities. You will have duties with programming throughout the week which may include group activities, musical performances, theatrical performances, walking tours, and venue set up and dismantling. Please note the positions’ hours are varied and based on programming and visitor demand. Weekend hours are a very likely possibility. The expectation for the successful candidate is a type “A” personality, who can communicate easily with all types of people in a pleasant and accommodating manner, is trustworthy, and capable of carrying out assigned duties when left unattended.
If you feel you are the type of person we are looking for, please submit this application for consideration. Good Luck!!
Please submit your application by contacting Sandra Roach 683-1195 or by dropping it at the Town Office, 321 Water Street, Bay Roberts. Application Form for Student Summer Employment (PDF) >>
NEW - $5000.00 Travel Voucher + Luggage Set - $5000 may be used all at once or in parts.
Travel will be arranged by LeGrow’s, Bay Roberts.