The Goethe-Institut Montreal is looking for a receptionist


  • Employment on an hourly basis
  • Hourly wage $18/hour
  • Start date: June 2024
  • Workplace at the Goethe-Institut
The Goethe-Institut is the globally-active cultural institution of the Federal Republic of Germany, with a global reach. We promote knowledge of the German language abroad and foster international cultural cooperation. We convey a comprehensive picture of Germany through information on the cultural, social, and political life of our country. Our cultural and educational programs promote intercultural dialogue and make cultural participation possible. They strengthen the development of structures of civil society and facilitate worldwide mobility.


  • Reception of students and guests of the Goethe-Institut
  • Answering and forwarding telephone and electronic inquiries
  • Assisting the language department with the enrollment of students
  • Informing guests about the Institute's course, cultural and library programs
  • Assisting the library with the enrollment of library users
  • Managing loans and returns of library media
  • Assisting in the organization of cultural events
  • Opening and closing of the institute 


  • Trilingual German/French/English
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Reliability and punctuality
  • Relevant experience a plus
  • Interest in culture in general and European culture in particular a plus 
The Goethe-Institut is an Equal Opportunity em­ployer and guarantees gender equality.
The Goethe-Institut will not sponsor applicants for work visas.
Please email your application with the following required documents:
  • Cover Letter (1/2 to at most 1 page)
  • Resume
  • References a plus 
We accept applications until the position is filled.


Nanna Henning
Head of administration
Goethe-Institut Montreal
1626 boul. St. Laurent, Bureau 100