Comprehensive training sessions cover:
- Parliament’s history
- The Canadian legislative process and the major players involved
- The art and architecture of Parliament
- Interpretive techniques
- And more!
Hours of Work
Your hours of work depend on the season:
- In summer: average of 35 hours per week
- In fall/winter: between 15 and 30 hours per week
- Shift times vary and include weekdays, weekends, and evenings
The Guide Program provides a competitive wage:
- In summer: the Guide Program offers a living allowance of $1,000 to help cover expenses while in Ottawa (dependant on performance and contract completion)
In summer the Guide Program will provide:
- A list of Ottawa apartments to sublet for the summer
- Guides must pay for their own accommodation and related expenses while in Ottawa
Guides must wear a uniform.
- Guides are provided with a uniform at the beginning of training, free of charge
- The uniform must be returned at the end of the employment period
Guides travel to Ottawa to work for the summer season.
- Guides hired to work during the summer will have their travel expenses covered by the Guide Program.