Employment Opportunities

Summer Student Introductions

We are excited to announce that we have two summer students working with us during this upcoming summer:

Bio Introductions

Victoria Rankin 

Summer Student Coordinator 

Victoria Rankin is a proud local of Antigonish county with a large background in community involvement. This summer marks Victoria’s third lively term working with Antigonish Highland Society. 

Victoria has  taken an interest in Gaelic language and culture from a young age, participating through St. Ann’s Gaelic College, local dances and volunteering at cultural events. 

She had the opportunity to learn Gaelic from amazing teachers while building many friendships based on shared interest in the language. This influenced Victoria to continue with Gaelic at St. Francis Xavier University where she will be completing her undergraduate degree next year. 

 Victoria has worked closely with community youth over the years with two summers of county recreation, three seasons coaching Stòirm volleyball and  five seasons assisting with junior curling at Highlander Curling Club. She had the opportunity this year to be  involved with the remarkable program, Big Brothers Big Sisters.

 “I am very fortunate to share my love of Gaelic language and culture through our Summer Youth Program!”

Suas leis a Ghàidhlig!

 

Megan Fraser 

Summer Student Coordinator 

Megan Fraser is a proud local of Antigonish County who has been involved in the community. 

This is Megan’s first summer as a student coordinator with the Antigonish Highland Society but she has been involved in volunteering with the society and Antigonish Highland Games throughout the years. 

Megan is a student at St. Francis Xavier University and will be completing her undergraduate degree in Human Kinetics this coming year. 

Megan has grown up involved in her culture and heritage, through highland dancing, step dancing and many community events. She was also a former member of the Scotia Highland Dancers which brought her many friendships and opportunities. This also allowed her to travel  and perform in various parts of the world, including Ireland and Scotland.

Megan has also been a part of the Ships of 1801 production for the past four years, working alongside various cultural performers and community members. She has also gained teaching experience in various styles of dance, thanks to the Antigonish Creative Dance Association.

“Growing up, having to travel to St. Ann’s Gaelic College for cultural programs made us motivated to offer a similar program here in Antigonish, 

Hope to see you this summer!”





 


We’re looking for volunteers!

The Antigonish Highland Games is one of the province’s signature events and the Games success can be contributed to a great group of volunteers. There are many different events and activities that require extra hands on and off the field.

Volunteer Benefits

Volunteering with the Antigonish Highland Games is an opportunity to be a part of history as we celebrate the longest running Highland Games outside of Scotland.  Volunteering allows you to meet great people, have fun, and experience the Scottish culture.
As a volunteer you will be taking on an essential and appreciated role in making the Antigonish Highland Games a continued cultural tradition. You will be a part of an active and engaging community team.

If your interested in joining us, contact Tammy at 902-863-4275 or admin@antigonishhighlandgames.ca