Special Event Support

(Museums of Burlington, Ireland House Museum)

Position ID: V-HVC0043 Last Full Update: 16 Jan 2018
Opportunity Details
ContactRobin Hill, Volunteer Program Administrator, Museums of Burlington; Phone: 905-332-9888; Email: robin.hill@burlington.ca
DutiesAssist with the delivery of special events.There are a variety of event components and duties to choose from that may include: serving refreshments, conducting tours, reception/admission duties, gift shop sales, assisting in the children’s activity area or set-up of equipment for the event (some heavy lifting may be required).
More Info Linkwww.museumsofburlington.ca
BenefitsOur special events are a terrific opportunity for workplace/corporate groups to assist the Museums of Burlington. 
This is a great way to contribute to the initiatives that benefit the Museums of Burlington. We host a number of special events throughout the year that support the museums and volunteer support is crucial in the execution of the events.
ClientsMuseum guests
Ages14 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDYes
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students ; Couples ; Families ; Workplaces / Corporate Groups
Areas of InterestArts & Crafts ; Culture & Heritage ; Customer / Sales Services ; Event Coordination & Support ; Fundraising / Canvassing ; General Manpower / Physical Labour ; Group / Family Volunteering ; Marketing & Promotions ; Program Coordination / Support ; Reception Support ; Youth Engagement
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Creativity ; Customer Service ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Leadership ; Listening Skills ; Marketing & PR ; Patience ; Planning & Organizing ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Team Work ; Working with Children ; Enjoy working with the public. Good communication skills. Good customer service skills 
Pleasant manner. Flexible. Comfortable working with people and being part of a team.
Commitment LengthOne Time / Special Event ; Short Term ; Medium Term (4 months to 1 year) ; Long Term
Interaction LevelOne-on-one ; Small Group ; Large Group
Dates and TimesThe majority of our special events take place on weekends or holidays. Volunteer hours are typically 10:00a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 
Availability - primarily weekends and statutory holidays. Hours vary depending on the event.
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityPartially Accessible - Access is limited to some areas of the first floor of the historic house ; Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance - In the Interpretive Centre only
LocationMuseum special events take place at Ireland House Museum and/or Joseph Brant Museum, in Burlington
Number of PositionsBurlington 
1 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingTraining is provided ; Scheduled training ; Training on the job ; Training on-going ; Staff and experienced volunteers will train the new volunteer on duties assigned.
TransportationNear public transit
Agency Details
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Organization NameMuseums of Burlington, Ireland House Museum
Office Phone905-332-9888
Toll Free Phone1-800-374-2099
Address & Map
2168 Guelph Line
Burlington, ON L7P 5A8
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