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Program Volunteer

Museum Education Programs

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.

- Assist with elementary and secondary school educational field trips provided at Ken Seiling Waterloo Region Museum.
- Help to set up and clean up program supplies and activity centers
- Assist students in participating in hands-on education program activities
- Interact with students and teachers
- Provide support to program leader(s) with supervision of children
- Direct teachers, parents and students to program leader(s) with questions, comments, or concerns
- visit for a description of program offerings

Position Qualifications

Ideal for: An Individual
Age: 18+

Area(s) of Interest: Arts/Culture, Children/Youth, Heritage/Museum

Skill(s): Communicate in Plain Language, Respect, Flexibility, Creating, Playing

Training / Work Condtions

Training Details: Museum staff will provide training and ongoing guidance. Experience working with children is required.
Working Conditions: Museum Education Programs are held at Ken Seiling Waterloo Region Museum.
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible entrance, Wheelchair accessible washroom, Designated accessible parking space, Support volunteers with special needs, Accessible work space, Support Newcomers
Transportation: On a bus route

Time Commitment

Duration: 4 - 6 months
Start Date:2024-09-09
End Date:2025-06-20
Weekday - Daytime
Museum Education Programs are offered to elementary and secondary school classes Monday to Friday 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. Volunteer shift times will vary based on school transportation arrangements. Full and half day volunteer shifts are available.

   Contact Information
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Debbie Moxam
519-748-1914 Ext. 3272
10 Huron Road Kitchener, N2P 2R7

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1454 King Street East, Unit 3
Kitchener ON N2G 2N7

Phone: 519 742 8610

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