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Grey Roots Museum & Archives
102599 Grey Rd 18, RR 4 Owen Sound, ON N4K 5N6
•Attend community events representing and promoting fundraising for Grey Roots 
•Provide creative and administrative assistance with fundraising initiatives 
•Research and compile direct mailing lists 
•Assist with direct mailings to the community and members 
•Provide support for on-site fundraising events 
•Assist with general administrative support work
Grey Roots Museum & Archives
Moreston Village and Grey Roots
Spend the summer months and various times throughout the year in period costume while sharing the stories and history of the area with all visitors young and old. Can volunteer in one or two of the six period buildings on site - Log Cabin, Log House, Farm House, School House, Blacksmith, and Garage.  
 
Duties include: 
*Daily demonstrations of historically authentic skills, tasks and activities for visitors - volunteers are encouraged to live the life of the time period they are portraying while in each designated building 
*Respond to questions from the public and tour groups in an informed and friendly manner  
*Provide interpretation and commentary on time period and building/location  
*Protect building(s) and the collections therein  
*Clean and dust the buildings and collections as assigned
Grey Roots Museum & Archives
102599 Grey Rd 18, RR 4 Owen Sound, ON N4K 5N6
•Research period fashions (both male and female) to document styles, material types, stitching methods and accessories 
•Research appropriate patterns 
•Sew historic costumes 
•Fit and alter costumes for costumed staff 
•Clean and launder costumes 
•Repair damaged or worn costumes pieces 
•Maintain a catalogue of Grey Roots costumes
Grey Roots Museum & Archives
102599 Grey Rd 18, RR 4 Owen Sound
•Organization of resource files  
•Organization of filing systems  
•Updating computer files  
•Filing  
•Form completion  
•Data collection  
•Telephone coverage  
•Photocopying  
•Assembly of information packets  
•Mail handling  
•Scrapbooking 
• Conduct research as directed, in support of particular programs and events
Grey Roots Museum & Archives
102599 Grey Rd 18, RR 4 Owen Sound
•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
Grey Roots Museum & Archives
102599 Grey Rd 18, RR 4 Owen Sound
•Attend community events representing and promoting Grey Roots 
•Research and compile direct mailing lists 
•Canvass flyers and posters in the surrounding Grey/Bruce communities 
•Collect Grey Roots media clippings and advertisements 
•Assist with direct mailings to the community and members 
•Help conduct marketing surveys 
•Provide support for on-site media events (such as television/photo shoots, or media days) 
•Assist with general administrative support work
Museum Docent   Grey County 
Grey Roots Museum & Archives
102599 Grey Rd 18, RR 4 Owen Sound, ON N4K 5N6
•Reports promptly and reliably for all scheduled assignments 
•Maintains vigilance for the safety of visitors at all times 
•Maintains vigilance for the safety and protection of museum objects at all times 
•Provides excellent interpretation of the Museum's exhibits  
•Responds in a helpful, friendly and accurate manner to visitor queries
Grey Roots Museum & Archives
102599 Grey Rd 18, RR 4 Owen Sound
•Pressure washing the main building 
•Helping with support structure construction (fences, pathways etc.) 
•Repair of damaged demonstration material 
•Painting 
•Litter collection 
•Facility repairs and maintenance 
•Proficient and safe operation of vehicles, tools and equipment
Grey Roots Museum & Archives
102599 Grey Rd 18, RR 4 Owen Sound, ON N4K 5N6
•Help with set-up and tear down of special displays, booths and other supporting structures 
•Greet visitors and provide them with event orientation 
•Handle cash transactions for purchase of goods or admission 
•Provide information on particular activities 
•Demonstrate special skills 
•Interpret, act, perform or otherwise draw visitors into the special activities
Grey Roots Museum & Archives
Grey County Archives at Grey Roots
•Labeling and numbering the collection 
•Perform preventative conservation, such as re-housing, boxing and sleeving material into acid-free enclosures 
•Produce finding aids 
•Index reference files 
•Produce inventory lists of records 
•Research the history of record-creating agencies or individuals 
•Create and index oral history recordings 
•Perform research for public reference enquiries or Grey Roots projects 
•Participate in writing, scanning and photography projects 
•General administrative support work
Grey Roots Museum & Archives
Collections Storage at Grey Roots Museum
•Completing condition reports, inventory and location information for individual artefacts 
•Applying accession numbers to individual artefacts 
•Re-housing individual artefacts, i.e. placing in acid-free storage boxes, building supports, padding textiles out with acid-free tissue 
•Basic cleaning of individual artefacts 
•Cleaning and maintenance of exhibit galleries and heritage buildings as required
Grey Roots Museum & Archives
Grey Roots Museum & Archives
•Set up and clean up materials in the multipurpose room for each program 
•Find and prepare materials for the programs in advance of the event  
•Introduce children to the hands-on portion of the program, including a brief overview of how it relates to the program’s general purpose and learning expectations  
•Lead the group through the exercise, with patient and detailed instructions and demonstrations, assisting the children as required 
•Answer questions from the students and teacher 
•Ensure group has finished activity and cleaned up before they move on to the next part of the program
Grey Roots Museum & Archives
102599 Grey Rd 18, RR 4 Owen Sound
•Research which plants are appropriate to the time(s) and place(s) on display in the village 
•Research where to obtain plants or seeds and when to plant them 
•Maintain the gardens during the growing season 
•Provide interpretive material such as signage and/or manuals for other staff and visitors 
•Offer interpretive tours of the gardens during the summer months 
•Prepare gardens for winter