Support the Museum

Support the Museum

Become a Volunteer

Interested in volunteering? Come share your talents with us! Volunteers are vital to the success of the museum and its activities. Our volunteers learn new skills, make friends, and give back to our community.

Museum volunteer
Museum volunteer

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Benefits of Volunteering

The museum offers ongoing training in the form of lectures, workshops, and written materials.


Meet other like-minded, active, and knowledgeable people—both staff and fellow volunteers. Volunteers often connect with people working in other heritage or arts-related fields.


Volunteering is a great way to engage and inform the museum. The museum relies on volunteers to help guide our programs.


Volunteering is a way to gain valuable skills that future employers will look for—customer service, accountability, responsibility, and time management.


Invitations to Special Events
These vary from year to year, but include volunteer-appreciation events, exhibition previews, and special presentations.

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Volunteer Positions

The museum typically does two intake rounds for volunteer positions (May and September), but we are always happy to receive applications. While we always try our best to accommodate your first preference, please be aware that not all positions are available at all times.

Interested in becoming a volunteer? Please fill out a form online or drop by the museum.

Tour Guide Tour Guides run weekly public tours as well as pre-booked group tours. Due to the amount of training involved, a two-year commitment is required. Apply
Greeter Greeters provide visitors with information about the museum including tour times, hours, accessibility information, and details about the Museum’s collections and history. Training is provided. Apply
Promotion & Fundraising Assist with specific departmental projects. Great for people with a background knowledge in development and fundraising. Apply
Historic Herb Garden Interested in the great outdoors? Help keep the museum’s herb garden and flower beds looking their best. Seasonal from spring to autumn. Apply
Events & Programming The museum holds a variety of programming and special events throughout the year where volunteer support is welcomed. Duties in this area vary depending on the event and details are always given beforehand. Apply
Special Projects Can you read a foreign language? Do you have experience with library and archive management? Are you skilled with a sewing machine? Let us know your hidden talent! Special training may be required. Apply
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Gift Giving

Making a gift to the Museum represents a remarkable acknowledgement of the value of our shared history, culture, and identity. Your gift can take many forms, including a Single Donation, Monthly Donation, Annual Donation, Tribute Gift, or Legacy Gift. To discuss your tax deductible donation with a member of our staff team please contact Otherwise, donate through our Canada Helps page.

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