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  • Lombardy ON
  • 613-285-7031

Emma Laforest

Education & Interpretation Officer


Work History

Railway Museum of Eastern Ontario

July 2014Present

Education & Interpretation Officer

General Duties:

  • Handling cash
  • Providing tours to the public
  • Assisting customers when needed
  • Working with other local businesses
  • Organizing & running public events
  • Organizing & running multiple children's programs                                                       
  • Organizing & running many birthday parties
  • Supervising overnight stays
  • Working with museum's software
  • Using all Microsoft programs
  • Opening and closing museum regularly
  • General housekeeping
  • Active key-holder

Rexall Pharma Plus

January 2014July 2014


Crain and Schooley Insurance & Financial

December 2012June 2013

Student Secretary

General Duties:

  • Processing all incoming and outgoing mail Filing
  • Making & receiving phone calls
  • Booking appointments
  • Assisting customers
  • Handling cash
  • General office work; photocopying, faxing, etc.
  • Working with all Microsoft programs
  • Working with company software
  • General housekeeping



Ability to work without being supervised


Can always be relied on


Active, full of life and a vigorous worker


Enjoys and excels working with others

Very practical and systematic

Pays close attention to detail


Smiths Falls District Collegiate Institute

Sep 2012Jun 2016

High School

Achievements, Awards and Clubs

  • Specialist High Skills Major student
  • 2015-2016 Michael Baarda Memorial Award 
  • 2015-2016 Honor Roll student
  • 2014-2015 Honor Roll student 
  • 2014 & 2015 Ontario Envirothon member
  • 2013-2014 Lieutenant Governor’s Ontario Heritage Award
  • 2013-2014 Honor Roll student
  • 2013-2014 Arts award winner
  • 2012-2013 Honor Roll student
  • 2012-2013 Arts award winner
  • 2012- Present Environmental Club member
  • 2012 First place winner of Ontario's Science Fair
  • 2011-2012 Ontario Principal's Choice Award

Lanark Veterinary Clinic

February 2016May 2016

Grade 12 CO-OP Placement

General Duties at clinic:

  • Cleaning kennels, cages, litter boxes, etc. 
  • Walking dogs/ assisting dogs with IV's
  • Feeding animals
  • Helping take blood
  • Sitting in on some surgeries 
  • Cleaning cat's ears
  • Laundry
  • Washing dishes
  • Mopping


Anne Shropshire- Museum Curator

Anne Shropshire is the curator for the Railway Museum in Smiths Falls. She has been Emma's boss since the summer of 2014. Outside of work, Emma also babysits Anne's son and takes care of her dogs when she is out of town. Anne can be contacted from 9am to 3pm during the week @ 613-283-5696

Laurie Bennett- Brockville Police Dept.

Laurie Bennett works for the Brockville Police Department. Her two children attend Emma's mother's home daycare while Emma babysits them outside the daycare's hours as well. Laurie can be contacted during evenings and weekends @ 613-802-0682