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About the Position
Position #: 19618
OrganizationCity of Waterloo
Position: Program Volunteer - Waterloo Museum (Conestoga Mall)
Location: Conestoga Mall, Waterloo, ON, Canada
Impact Statement: Providing a variety of recreational, environmental and cultural activities in addition to social support services.
Description: Volunteer with staff and other volunteers to enrich the visitor experience through presentations, demonstrations, activities, sharing information about specific exhibits and answering questions.

Under the supervision of the Museum Program Engagement Associate, the volunteer will:
-become familiar with the historical exhibits on the history of Waterloo
-Interact with program participants of all ages in a positive and engaging manner
-Practice and prepare for hands-on activities in advance
-Keep informed about the changes in exhibits and activities
-Present or demonstrate special gallery activities and encourage participation
-Assist with set-up and clean-up of activities (may be lifting up to 20 pounds)
-Minimum commitment of 6 months
Training Details: Provided by supervising staff
Working Conditions: Willing to travel to various locations in the Region, including the City of Waterloo Museum
Duration: 7 - 12 months
Timing: Weekday - Daytime
Time Detail: Shifts vary depending on each event. Average 3 hours on a weekday morning or afternoon.
Age: 18+
Ideal for: An Individual
Transportation: On a bus route
Area(s) of Interest: Children/Youth, Heritage/Museum, Teaching/Tutoring
Skill(s): Interpersonal Communication, Public Speaking/Presentation Skills, Facilitation and Training, Verbal Communication, Community Knowledge/Awareness, Presenting
How to Apply
Application Link:
Website: http://www.waterloo.ca/volunteer
Email: Send an Email Message
Contact: Christine Rushton
Phone: 519-888-6488
Address: City of Waterloo, Volunteer Services Waterloo, N2J 4A8


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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