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Programming Volunteer

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Volunteer Position Name / Role: Programming Volunteer
Date Posted: Thursday, May 9, 2024
Organization Name: Museum of Dufferin
Organization Contact: Hailey Hollingshead
Why you might want to consider taking this opportunity: Assistance with school visits, family programs, and tours helps to support the staff leading educational programs, workshops, and tour group visits. In addition to interacting with the public in a museum setting, volunteers in this role will also receive:

A free MoD membership

10% off Gift Shop purchases *excluding consigned work

Invitations to staff and volunteer events (e.g. walks, picnics)

Records and/or references of volunteer service and recognition at special events
Type of Organization: Arts and Culture
More Info Link:
Volunteer type position is suitable for:
  • Youth
  • Adult (18 +)
Duties / Roles / Activities: As a Programming Volunteer your tasks will vary from program to program, but will include:

Welcome and orient visitors to exhibits, activities, and experiences

Assist with program set up and take down

Run activity stations for school programs and family programs

Guide groups of 5-10 people through the Museum

Training and assistance will be provided by the Programming and Outreach Coordinators.
Sample Tasks:
Dates & Times:
  • Daytime
  • Weekend
Seasonal: All Year
Location of Volunteer Activity:
  • Any Dufferin
  • Orangeville and area
  • Shelburne and area
  • Grand Valley and area
Wheelchair Accessibility: Yes
Can be used toward '40 Hours' for Highschool Graduation (OSSD): Yes
Does this opportunity relate to COVID-19: No
Commitment Length / Duration: Moderate Term (3 months to 1 year)
Training Required:
Transportation: Own Transportation Required
Expires: Saturday, November 30, 2024
Areas of Interest:
  • Education / Mentoring / Tutoring
  • Event Planning / Fundraising and special events
  • Culture / Heritage / Museum
  • Arts / Creative Activities / Design
Skills / Experience: Experience working with children is an asset

Comfort speaking to groups

Comfort standing for long periods of time

Criminal reference check required
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