Historic Costume Co-ordinator
(Billy Bishop Home: Museum, Archives & National Historic Site)
|Contact||Diane Sprung, Office Manager, Billy Bishop Home: Museum, Archives and National Historic Site; Phone: 519-371-0031; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Duties||•Research period fashions (both male and female) and accessories |
•Research appropriate patterns
•Sew historic costumes
•Fit and alter costumes for costumed staff
•Advise if costumes need to be cleaned and/or laundered
•Repair damaged or worn costumes pieces
•Maintain a catalogue of costumes
|Benefits||You will be helping to bring history to life. |
Use your sewing skills for the benefit of Museum costumed staff and visitors.
Visit the museum at no charge.
Receive monthly Enews and quarterly Museum updates.
Annual Summer Volunteer recognition event and Christmas Volunteer Appreciation luncheon.
|Clients||Most interaction will be with paid staff and volunteers.|
|Ages||16 year(s) and up|
|Suitable for OSSD||Yes|
|Areas of Interest||Culture & Heritage ; Event Coordination & Support|
|Skills/Experience||•Proficiency reading and understanding sewing patterns |
•Proficiency measuring and cutting fabric
•Advanced sewing skills
•Knowledge and skill in fitting and alterations
•Interest in fashion history, historic clothing and textiles
•Owning your own sewing machine is an asset
|Commitment Length||Various commitment lengths are available|
|Dates and Times||Work can be done by the volunteer at their convenience at home.|
|Accessibility||Fully Accessible ; Museum is main floor accessible|
|Location||948 3rd Avenue West, Owen Sound, ON|
|Number of Positions||Grey County |
2 individual(s) needed in total.
|Training||Orientation ; Orientation will be given on Museum operation only. You must have sewing skills for actual position|
|Transportation||Car required ; Volunteer is responsible for their own transportation|
|Police Check||Not Required|
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|Organization Name||Billy Bishop Home: Museum, Archives & National Historic Site|
|Address & Map|
948 3rd Ave W
Owen Sound, ON N4K 4P6
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