The Barkerville Heritage Trust is seeking proposals from interested parties for the purpose of issuing a contract for the Indigenous Interpretation Program at Barkerville Historic Town & Park.
This contract will require a team of no fewer than three (3) people to to facilitate the daily delivery (seven days per week throughout the contract term) of activities which illustrate the importance of the indigenous community (miners, merchants, labourers and others) during the development of Barkerville, the Cariboo Goldfields, and British Columbia. These activities may include site tours, demonstrations, historically themed vignettes and/or discussions, one-on-one costumed interpretation, and special events. Activities shall align with the recommendations of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada and the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.
The contract will be issued on a one (1) year term. First-time contractors with the Barkerville Heritage Trust are subject to a one-year probationary period, with annual renewal based on satisfactory completion of the initial contract year, to be determined by formal review.
Closing Date: Two (2) complete copies of each proposal must be received by 11:59 pm, Pacific Time on February 24, 2020 for all contract proposals. The Trust is not bound to accept the lowest or any bid submitted. This contract may or may not be awarded and is subject to budget approvals. All submissions will be considered based on equal criteria. Proposal packages will be available after January 14, 2020 by contacting the undersigned and giving your company and/or contact name(s), mailing address, telephone and email information, and referencing the contract name. Packages are also available at the Barkerville Administration Office front desk from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm daily, or by emailing the undersigned.
Contact: Jillian Merrick | Manager, Preservation and Presentation, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 1-888-994-3332, ext. 28.
Closing Location: Barkerville Historic Town & Park, 14301 Hwy 26 E., PO Box 19, Barkerville, BC V0K 1B0