Junior Interpreter

(Grey Roots Museum & Archives)

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Position ID: V-GRE0014 Last Modified: 16 Mar 2017 Last Full Update: 16 Mar 2017
Opportunity Details
ContactStephanie McMullen, Volunteer Coordinator, Grey Roots Museum & Archives; Phone: 519-376-3690; Fax: 519-376-4654; Email: stephanie.mcmullen@greyroots.com
Duties•Assist in the set up and clean up for crafts and activities 
•Assist in the supervision of either children or adults as the situation warrants 
•Participate in games or activities as required 
•Illustrate how and supervise the construction of crafts 
•Maintain a safe and clean environment for all participating in activities 
•Immediately report any emergencies or injuries to Grey Roots staff so that they make take over the situation 
•Maintain a presence in the galleries to offer assistance and a measure of supervision and security 
•General administrative and clerical support as required
More Info Linkwww.greyroots.com
BenefitsJunior Interpreters have the opportunity to bring enthusiasm and energy into the children’s programs at Grey Roots. They are a valuable resource that creates a base of the volunteers and staff of tomorrow. They will gain experience and skills that will prepare them for future employment or education opportunities. They will have the opportunity to make new friends. Upon completion of 20 hours of service annually, they and a guest may visit Grey Roots free of charge. They will receive a copy of our quarterly newsletter, Grey Matter, discounts in the gift shop, insurance coverage while on duty, and an annual recognition event.
ClientsThis position requires a high degree of interaction with children aged 5 to 10.
Ages14 year(s) - 18 year(s)
Suitable for OSSDYes
Suitable ForAnyone
Areas of InterestArts & Crafts ; Community Outreach ; Culture & Heritage ; Historical / Archival Activities ; Mentorship / Leadership ; Youth Engagement ; Youth Services
Skills/ExperienceCreativity ; Public Speaking ; Working with Children ; •Enjoy and have an interest in working with the public  
•Comfortable with people of all ages in a leadership role 
•Willingness to learn new skills 
•Flexibility and willingness to change activities at a moment’s notice 
•Superior attention to activities happening around while supervising children 
•Able to take direction and instructions from all superiors and follow instructions competently 
•Willingness to accept performance reviews from a variety of supervisors/superiors and make alterations to behaviour or activities when different outcomes are necessary 
•Able to prioritize  
•Interest and experience making crafts an asset 
•Experience working or interacting with young children an asset 
•Computer skills an asset
Commitment LengthShort Term (3 months or less) ; Medium Term (4 months to 1 year) ; Long Term (More than 1 year) ; Various Commitment Lengths
Interaction LevelOne-on-one ; Small Group ; Large Group ; Various interaction levels
Dates and TimesMonday: Morning, Afternoon 
Tuesday: Morning, Afternoon 
Wednesday: Morning, Afternoon 
Thursday: Morning, Afternoon 
Friday: Morning, Afternoon
SeasonsSpring ; Summer
AccessibilityFully Accessible
Location102599 Grey Rd 18, RR 4 Owen Sound
Number of PositionsGrey County: 8 individual(s) 
8 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingTraining on the job
TransportationCar required ; Volunteer responsible for own transportation
Liability InsuranceAvailable
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Organization NameGrey Roots Museum & Archives
Office Phone519-376-3690
Toll Free Phone1-877-473-9766
Address & Map
102599 Grey Rd 18, RR 4
Owen Sound, ON N4K 5N6
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