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Brass Band

Doon Heritage Village Christmas Events

Region of Waterloo Museums

   About the Position

Impact Statement
Volunteers play an important role in maintaining the Region of Waterloo Museums' tradition of excellence. Whether their contributions are for one day or many years, serving on a Friends organization or committee, welcoming visitors, assisting with children's programs or demonstrating time-honored traditions, volunteers' contributions make a difference! If you are looking for an experience that will allow you to develop new skills and friendships while giving back to your community, Region of Waterloo Museums have numerous volunteer opportunities available year-round.

Form your own Group! Brass Bands will enhance visitor experience by providing musical entertainment for Christmas events in Doon Heritage Village.
- good musical ability and experience performing
- This is a group volunteering position. Volunteers to form their own group of brass instrumentalists (3-4 people) from their social circle (bubble)
- comfortable performing in a small group (3-4 people).
- welcoming personality and able to actively engage visitors
- comfortable performing in front of small or large groups
- prepare and practice for musical performances in advance

Position Qualifications

Ideal for: A Group
Age: 15+
COVID-19 Vactionation Required: Yes

Training / Work Condtions

Training Details: - Brass Bands will be provided with a suggested song list
- Health and Safety (COVID) training will be provided
- Village training regarding Christmas in 1914 will be provided
Working Conditions: Brass Bands will perform outdoors in Doon Heritage Village
- Brass Bands will be stationed in an outdoor gazebo safely distanced from museum visitors
- Muscians will be able to perform while seated if preferred
- COVID precautions will be in place
- ability to tolerate moderately cold temperatures
- ability to stand/sit for extended periods of time


Time Commitment

Duration: 4 - 6 months
Start Date:2021-12-03
End Date:2021-12-19
Weekday - Evening, Weekend - Daytime, Weekend - Evening
Volunteer positions for Brass Bands are available on weekends and evenings throughout December 2021.

Other Information
Area(s) of Interest: Arts/Culture, Heritage/Museum, Recreation/Sports
Skill(s): Public Speaking/Presentation Skills, Plan and Coordinate, Adaptability, Performing
Transportation: On a bus route

   Contact Information
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Debbie Moxam
519-748-1914 Ext. 3272
Ken Seiling Waterloo Region Museum Kitchener, N2P 2R7

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