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Orillia, City of, Orillia - Andrew St, Parks, Recreation and Culture Department
Rotary Place - 100 University Ave, Orillia, ON L3V 6H1
Assist with setup/take-down and various activities throughout the night. 
Greeters and ambassadors. 
 
2-9pm (PLEASE CONTACT AS TIMES DEPEND ON DUTIES)
Alzheimer Society of Grey-Bruce
Bruce County and Grey County Communities
Support our Social Recreation Coordinator with the delivery of varied programs for people living with dementia. 
- ensure that participants are engaged 
- some light set up and clean up of the space for each program 
- training as appropriate for each course 
- volunteers participate in the activities along with the participants
Penetanguishene Centennial Museum and Archives, Penetanguishene Centennial Museum
Penetanguishene
Tear down and re-arrange exhibits. Design, build, research and install new and existing exhibits in coordination with the Museum Curator.
Friends of Penetanguishene Centennial Museum
Penetanguishene Centennial Museum
Friends of the Centennial Museum is a group of volunteers that meet once a month to discuss and arrange special events, meant to raise funds for the museum's capital projects. As a Friend, you would attend monthly meetings, help out with special events, and may take on responsibilities for specific duties - ie. advertising, concession stand, etc. 
 
Friends duties are voluntary. Friends have a choice about which duties they would like to take on.
Penetanguishene Centennial Museum and Archives, Penetanguishene Centennial Museum
Penetanguishene
Responsible for sales, promoting, inventory, tourist information and museum tours.
Penetanguishene Centennial Museum and Archives, Penetanguishene Centennial Museum
Penetanguishene
Volunteers would be responsible for assisting with the development, organization and promotion of programs and events. Programs & events would be during PD Days, after school, evenings and Saturday’s.
Orillia Opera House
Orillia
The Orillia Opera House is looking for enthusiastic individuals who love the arts. Duties would include greeting and seating patrons, distributing programs and answering questions about the history of the building.
Orillia Museum of Art and History (The)
Orillia Museum of Art and History (30 Peter St. S)
Gain understanding of exhibition content,  
Respond to inquiries,  
Process sales transactions,  
Assist in upkeep of shop and displays,  
Administrative assistance as required,  
Basic yet confident computer skills are preferred,  
 
Reporting to: Visitor Experiences Coordinator
Dress for Success Orillia and Barrie, Orillia, Poverty Relief, Employment
10 Peter St N. Unit 102, Orillia ON, L3V 4Y7
Board Members 
Boutique Merchandising 
Breakfast Club Facilitators 
Clothing Sorter 
Committee Members 
Corporate Volunteers 
Event/Fundraising 
Professional Women's Group Facilitators 
Stylist to help suit clients,  
IT Tech 
 
POSITION DESCRIPTION:  
Clothing Sorter - Sort Clothes, take inventory, and organize the store. 
 
Stylists- Suit clients for their interviews (experience with Dress For Success may be needed, but will be provided). 
 
Fundraising Committee- Creating events for fundraising opportunities, or volunteering for an already planned event. 
 
IT Tech - Someone to create and maintain a social presence on line to promote the organization and it's events. 
 
Hair and Make up Stylists- Help show clients what is appropriate for interviews and work when considering make up and hair. 
 
Board of Directors- Must be 18+, will sit in on the board meetings and hold an important role within the organization, for more information, contact Linda Reid, Executive Director for Dress For Success Orillia and Barrie.
Orillia & District Arts Council
Work with the Arts Council to develop, organize and promote the 2018 awards ceremony, which may involve, in addition to other duties: 
-Securing sponsorship 
-Developing and implementing a communications strategy for the nomination process and event 
-Securing entertainment, food and refreshments 
-Selecting and overseeing the nomination process including the distribution and collation of forms, the jury panel and prizes 
-set-up and tear-down at the event
Craigleith Heritage Depot
Museum Volunteer- Our museum collection continues to grow and The Craigleith Heritage Depot requires assistance in maintaining and researching artifacts. This volunteer would assist in photography, organization, research and creating finding aids.  
 
The collections volunteer will assist with all or some of these tasks 
• creating on a computer finding aids for subjects  
• photographing or scanning artifacts  
• working on special programmes related to research/geneology/history 
• researching artifacts 
 
The collections volunteer will be provided training on the existing resources and how to use databases and on-line resources. We seek a bi-weekly or weekly commitment of a minimum of 2-3 hours Wednesday afternoon/evening.
Craigleith Heritage Depot
Craigleith Heritage Depot, 113 Lakeshore Rd. E. The Blue Moutains, Ontario
The Craigleith Heritage Depot continuously collects information on ALL aspects of the history of The Blue Mountains. The research volunteer will assist with: 
 
• the development of our vertical files  
• research topics for upcoming exhibits  
• assist visiting researchers with their searches 
 
The research volunteer will be provided training on the existing resources and how to use databases and on-line resources. We seek a weekly commitment of a minimum of 2-3 hours any day of the week or Wednesday evening.
Billy Bishop Home: Museum, Archives & National Historic Site
Billy Bishop Home: Museum, Archives and National Historic Site Owen Sound
Greet visitors, give minimal tours, show themed videos, sell gift shop items and answer questions from visitors.
Marine Heritage Society and Propeller Club
Walker House, High St Southampton, the Boathouse, Pioneer Park, Chantry Island
There are various duties that the volunteers perform over the course of the year, see 
www.facebook.com/Marine Heritage Society/
Billy Bishop Home: Museum, Archives & National Historic Site
Billy Bishop Home & Museum
Serving on the Special Events committee at Billy Bishop Home & Museum, you will help plan and execute the year's major fundraisers and events. These include, but are not limited to: Fire & Ice; Trivia Night; Veterans Commemoration Day.
Huron County. Municipal Office, Huron County Museum
Huron County Museum, 110 North St. Goderich, Ontario
The 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.
Marine Heritage Society and Propeller Club
Chantry Island Tour Base, Saugeen St Southampton Ont
Captains - in charge of tours, drives 26 ft Peerless II boat to Chantry Island and back, monitors radio & marine weather forecasts

Guides - narrates script on history of Southampton and area, provides tour & history of lighthouse keepers cottage

Crew- responsible for passenger loading/unloading, securing boat at docks, guide for trip up 106 steps to top of lighthouse
Art Gallery of Northumberland, Cobourg, Art Gallery of Northumberland - Cobourg
55 King Street West, Cobourg, 3rd Floor
The Gallery welcomes volunteers to greet visitors coming to exhibitions, answering phones and helping with general office work and gift shop. Social media and photoshop experience asset but not necessary.
Board Member   Grey County 
South Grey Museum and Historical Library
South Grey Museum - Flesherton, Grey Highlands
Attend monthly board meetings (generally 2nd Thursday of the month - 2-4 p.m. at museum) and support community outreach and program events as available.
South Grey Museum and Historical Library
South Grey Museum - Flesherton (and larger events at Kinplex - Flesherton)
Assist in coordinating events with other volunteers.
Billy Bishop Home: Museum, Archives & National Historic Site
948 3rd Avenue West, Owen Sound, ON
•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
Art Gallery of Peterborough
Art Gallery of Peterborough
Training will be provided to docents.  
Docents conduct tours or assist with tours of exhibitions in the gallery. Could be group tours or be available at events to answer questions regarding exhibitions.
Midland Cultural Centre Inc
Midland
We require people to validate tickets, usher people to their seats, or work in the coat check area during special events at the Midland Cultural Centre. APPLY ON OUR WEBSITE: www.midlandculturalcentre.com/volunteer
Lang Pioneer Village Museum
Lang Pioneer Village Museum, Keene, ON
Key Responsibilities:  
• Providing a warm welcome to visitors as they arrive. 
• Processing admission fees for visitors.  
• Providing information on village and daily activities to visitors.  
• Completing retail transactions in the Gift Shop.  
• Maintaining orderliness in the Gift Shop.  
• Re-stocking shelves when inventory runs low.  
Lang Pioneer Village Museum
Lang Pioneer Village Museum, Keene, ON
The Costuming Department Volunteer supports Lang Pioneer Village Museum by assisting with the creation and repair of historically accurate costumes and accessories for the village’s staff and volunteer interpreters. 
 
Key Responsibilities:  
* Undertake repairs on all aspects of costuming 
* Assist costumer in the creation of and finishing work on costumes 
* Under the direction and at the discretion of the costume designer, the costuming department volunteer may elect to undertake individual projects 
* May occasionally involve the laundering and organization of costumes and light housecleaning duties
Art Gallery of Peterborough
Art Gallery of Peterborough
High School, College and University students invited to join the Art Gallery of Peterborough Youth Volunteer Team. Learn teamwork, child development and have an opportunity to work with professional artists and Art Gallery staff in a creative space. 
The AGP is seeking volunteers students to assist with the following: 
March Break 
School tours of art exhibitions 
Family Sunday arts & crafts 
Saturday afternoon Art Club for children. 
Opportunities are throughout the week.
Lang Pioneer Village Museum
Lang Pioneer Village Museum, Keene, Ontario
The Historical Gardener Volunteer supports Lang Pioneer Village Museum by assisting in the creation and maintenance of historically accurate gardens within the village. The Historical Gardener Volunteer also enhances the visitor’s experience by sharing their knowledge and love of gardening with visitors. 
 
Key Responsibilities:  
* Tend to historical gardens by performing gardening tasks such as cultivating soil, planting by seed and seedling, hoeing, and weeding gardens, carrying water, picking berries and vegetables and cutting grass. 
* If tending gardens during hours Lang is open to the public, Historical Gardener Volunteers wear a period costume and provide historical interpretation of gardens to the general public 
* Research 19th-century gardening practices and plant varieties
Lang Pioneer Village Museum
Lang Pioneer Village, Keene, ON
The Interpretation Volunteer supports Lang Pioneer Village Museum by learning and interpreting early 19th-century rural Ontario lifestyles to visitors. Costumed interpreter enact daily living within the village and demonstrate historic trades or crafts. Interpreters may specialize in the history and activities of a particular building or trade or craft and in this way bring an expertise to the work that they do within the village. Volunteers interpret during regular days in the village, at special events, and for school tours. 
 
Key Responsibilities:  
* Learn historical information relating to placement within the village. 
* Interpret daily living in a 19th-century rural Ontario community. 
* Demonstrate historic trades or crafts. 
* Teach history in an informal, peaceful setting to the public. 
* Wear a period costume and be responsible for care and general cleaning of assigned costume. 
* Provide excellent customer service to visitors.
The Canadian Canoe Museum, Canadian Canoe Museum
Inside The Canadian Canoe Museum 910 Monaghan Rd. Peterborough,
Greet visitors. Process monetary transactions - admissions, merchandise, etc. Give museum orientation and answer questions about the museum. Assist shoppers. Stock shelves. Basic store maintenance - dusting, folding, tidying. Telephone answering, directing calls. 
 
The Canadian Canoe Museum relies on a diverse and dedicated corps of talented volunteers for its general day-to-day operations. The front line and gift shop, staffed primarily by volunteers, are an important source of revenue for the museum.
Trent Valley Archives
Peterborough
* Volunteers with a dramatic flair may enjoy joining our walking tours as guide leaders and storytellers.  
* May wear costume if desired.  
*This is primarily a summer and fall activity.  
* See website or call for details.
Smith Ennismore Historical Society
Heritage Learning Centre in Bridgenorth, or your own location
Conservation of Heritage materials
Peterborough Museum & Archives
Peterborough Museum (on Armour Hill near Peterborough Liftlocks)
Meeting and greeting visitors, orientation to facility, giving background on exhibits, special events, answering telephone calls, gift shop sales, program registrations, clerical.
Peterborough Historical Society
Hutchison House Museum, Brock Street, Peterborough
Conduct tours of approximately 45 minutes for groups of visitors.
Various   Northumberland County 
Westben
Front of House Performance duties (usher, parking attendent, store clerk); set and grounds construction and maintenance; backstage duties; performers; brochure distribution and mailings.
Orillia Community Gardens, Orillia - High St, High Street Park Community Garden
482 High St., Orillia ON
Come by and help out at the community gardens!
Lang Pioneer Village Museum
Lang Pioneer Village Museum
Key Responsibilities:  
* Create props for exhibits based on prototypes designed by the Museum Specialist. For example, hanging hams for the smoke house, ice blocks for the ice house, cheese rounds for the hotel and cheese factory, etc.
Canadian Cancer Society, Simcoe-Muskoka Community Office
Barrie
Relay for Life (Barrie) - June 7, 2019 at Chappell Farms 
 
Ceremony Lead 
 
Leads the 4 main ceremonies of Relay For Life; Opening Ceremonies, Survivor Victory Lap (in partnership with the Survivor lead), Luminary Ceremonies, Closing Ceremonies
Lang Pioneer Village Museum
Lang Pioneer Village Museum
The Special Event Volunteer is essential for the production of Lang Pioneer Village Museum’s special events. Lang Pioneer Village organizes over ten special events per season.  
 
Key Responsibilities:  
* Assist in staging special events i.e. help set up before and clean up after special events; directing visitors in parking area, taking admissions at admission gate, electrical and/or PA set-up, maintenance of fires in woodstoves, etc. 
* Organize preparations prior to events. i.e. collecting and preparing craft materials, creating props for games, etc.  
* Assist with activities at special events. For example, you might assist with craft activities, lead a sack race, prepare corn for a corn roast, sell apple cider, etc. In some cases this may involve wearing a period costume. 
* Work with visitors of all ages, while creating a festive and fun atmosphere 
* Performs the duties of a historical interpreter on a relief basis.