Costumed Guides

(Peterborough Historical Society)

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Position ID: V-PET0295 Last Modified: 28 May 2015 Last Full Update: 28 May 2015
Opportunity Details
ContactGale Fewings, Administrator/Curator; Phone: 705-743-9710; Email:
DutiesConduct tours of approximately 45 minutes for groups of visitors.
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ClientsGeneral public
Ages14 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Areas of InterestCulture & Heritage ; Guide / Greeter ; Historical / Archival Activities ; Reception Support
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Public Speaking ; *Excellent interpersonal skills required.  
*At ease working with the public.  
* Friendly, gracious and enthusiastic.  
* Patient and flexible.  
*Good clear, grammatical speech.  
*Able to develop a good knowledge of the House and its historical period through suggested readings and training.  
*Professional attitude.  
*Good physical health needed for walking and stair climbing.
Interaction LevelSmall Group
Minimum Hours4 / Month
Dates and TimesTuesday: Afternoon (July and August) 
Wednesday: Afternoon (July and August) 
Thursday: Afternoon (July and August) 
Friday: Afternoon (July and August) 
Saturday: Afternoon (July and August) 
Sunday: Afternoon (July and August)
SeasonsYear Round ; * Open Year Round - Special events vary  
* June - Labour Day, Tuesday through Sunday  
* September - May, Monday through Friday
AccessibilityPartially Accessible - Washroom and lower level.
LocationHutchison House Museum, Brock Street, Peterborough
Number of PositionsPeterborough: 14 individual(s) 
14 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingTraining on the job ; In-service is offered at regular volunteer meetings.
TransportationNear public transit
Police CheckRequired
Liability InsuranceAvailable
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Organization NamePeterborough Historical Society
Office PhonePeterborough Historical Society: 705-740-2600 
Hutchison House Museum: 705-743-9710
Address & Map
270 Brock St
Peterborough, ON K9H 2P9
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