Museum Friends

(Huron County. Municipal Office, Huron County Museum)

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Position ID: V-HUR0015 Last Modified: 27 Feb 2017 Last Full Update: 27 Feb 2017
Opportunity Details
ContactElizabeth French-Gibson, Senior Curator, Huron County Museum & Historic Gaol; Phone: 519-524-2686 ext 2207; Fax: 519-524-1922; Email:
DutiesThe Museum Friends host and assist with activities and events throughout the year at the Huron County Museum & Historic Gaol. Events include Museum Haunted Main Street at Halloween and various activities on Family Day in February. Volunteers also assist with visitor services, special events, group tours, artifact work, holiday decorating, and temporary exhibits & events.
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BenefitsLearn about our local history and tell the story to visitors of all ages. Invitations to exhibit events & openings.
Ages14 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDYes
Suitable ForAnyone
Areas of InterestCulture & Heritage ; Event Coordination & Support ; Guide / Greeter ; Historical / Archival Activities ; Reception Support
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Friendly & Outgoing ; General Computer Skills
Commitment LengthOne Time / Special Event ; Short Term (3 months or less) ; Medium Term (4 months to 1 year) ; Long Term (More than 1 year) ; We appreciate all help and time donated by our volunteers.
Interaction LevelOne-on-one ; Small Group ; Large Group ; Various Interaction Levels
Dates and TimesMonday: Morning, Afternoon (10am-4:30pm) 
Tuesday: Morning, Afternoon (10am- 4:30pm) 
Wednesday: Morning, Afternoon (10am- 4:30pm) 
Thursday: Morning, Afternoon (10am- 4:30pm) 
Friday: Morning, Afternoon (10am- 4:30pm) 
Saturday: Afternoon (10am-4:30pm) 
Sunday: (1pm- 4:30pm) 
Regular hours of operation are 10 am to 4:30 pm Monday to Saturday and seasonaly 1 pm to 4:30 pm on Sundays. Extended hours are Thursday evenings to 8 pm .Volunteers are scheduled according to events, programs and availability. Some evening work may be available according to event schedules.
SeasonsYear Round ; Museum is year round. Gaol is summer season only.
AccessibilityFully Accessible ; Museum is fully accessible. Gaol is limited accessibility (1st floor only)
LocationHuron County Museum, 110 North St. Goderich, Ontario
Number of PositionsGoderich ; Huron County 
20 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Scheduled training
CostPolice check only required for adults. Police checks free for volunteers within vulnerable sectors. Please check with your local police department.
Police CheckRequired
Additional RequirementsIf volunteers wish to join the Museum Friends there is a $5 yearly membership payable to the group.
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Organization NameHuron County. Municipal Office, Huron County Museum
Office Phone519-524-2686
Address & Map
110 North St
Goderich, ON N7A 2T8
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