About the Position
Position # 19265
OrganizationRegion of Waterloo Museums
Position Diwali - Tradition Program Volunteer - Family and Community Traditions Education
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 Ken Seiling 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, Diwali - Community Traditions Program volunteer will share information about their culture and celebrations in a positive and enjoyable manner through presentations, music and hands on activities. Volunteers must have first-hand experience celebrating Diwali. 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 14, 2019.
Working Conditions Volunteers will be working indoors at Ken Seiling Waterloo Region Museum. The Family and Community Traditions (FACT) presentations will be made to grade 2 and 3 students.
Duration 3 months or less
Timing Weekday - Daytime
Time Detail FACT Program runs from November 20 to Dec 20. The program runs Monday to Friday mornings and afternoons. Volunteers are welcome to help in accordance with their schedules and their willingness to share their time.
Special Event Start Date 2019-11-19
Special Event End Date 2019-12-20
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, Community Knowledge/Awareness, Presenting
How to Apply
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Website https://www.regionofwaterloo.ca/en/exploring-the-region/museums.aspx
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Contact Debbie Moxam
Phone 519-748-1914 Ext. 3272
Address Ken Seiling Waterloo Region Museum Kitchener, N2P 2R7


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