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About the Position
Position #: 19266
OrganizationWaterloo Region Museum
Position: Eid al-Fitr - Traditions Facilitator - Family and Community Traditions Education Program
Location: 10 Huron Road, Kitchener, ON, Canada
Impact Statement: To promote and enhance cultural diversity by providing students and visitors with information about cultural traditions and celebrations in our community. The Waterloo Region Museum is expanding the Grade 2 and 3 Social Studies program to include how traditions and cultural celebrations are passed on, preserved or changed in our community.
Description: Working with museum staff and curriculum requirements, Eid al-Fitr tradition volunteers will share information about their culture and celebrations in a positive and enjoyable manner through presentations, music and hands on activities. The Family and Community Traditions (FACT) is presented to grade 2 and 3 students in conjunction with the provincial Social Studies curriculum.
Training Details: Training will be provided by museum staff. The scheduled training date is November 15, 2017.
Working Conditions: Volunteers will be working indoors at Waterloo Region Museum.
Duration: 3 months or less
Timing: Weekday - Daytime
Time Detail: FACT Program runs from November 21 to Dec 21. The program runs Monday to Friday mornings (9:30 am) and afternoons (2:30 pm). Volunteers are welcome to help with however great a time commitment they are able and interested.
Age: 16+
Ideal for: An Individual, A Group, A Newcomer
Transportation: On a bus route
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible entrance, Wheelchair accessible washroom, Designated accessible parking space, Support volunteers with special needs, Accessible work space, Support Newcomers
Area(s) of Interest: Arts/Culture, Children/Youth, Heritage/Museum
Skill(s): Cultural Awareness/Sensitivity, Public Speaking/Presentation Skills, Community Knowledge/Awareness, Sensitivity, Presenting
How to Apply
Application Link:
Application File:
Website: http://www.waterlooregionmuseum.com
Email: Send an Email Message
Contact: Debbie Moxam
Phone: 519-748-1914 Ext. 3272
Address: Waterloo Region Museum Kitchener, N2P 2R7


Volunteer Action Centre of Kitchener Waterloo and Area
(Townships Wellesley, Wilmot and Woolwich)
151 Frederick Street, Suite 500
Kitchener ON N2H 2M2
Phone: 519 742 8610
Fax: 519 742 0559
Monday - Thursday
9 am - 4 pm
Friday: 9 am - 12 pm
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