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Position # 2924
OrganizationMaritime Museum of BC
Position Visitor Center Volunteer at the Maritime Museum of British Columbia!
Location 744 Douglas Street, Victoria, BC, Canada
Impact Statement Volunteers are the heart and soul of the Maritime Museum of BC.

Volunteers are keen and motivated to be involved with the MMBC at many levels. Master mariners, marine experts, historians, authors, educators, librarians, scientists, administrators, economists, accountants, students, all donate their talents and expertise.

By sharing your time, you help us promote and share our mission to: Engage communities in witnessing and preserving maritime heritages.
Description The Maritime Museum of BC is seeking Visitor Service Volunteers to run our Front Desk.

Duties: greeting visitors, processing payments visitors, provide assistance as to visitors needed, as well as answer questions that they might have or asking staff as necessary

Work in a safe, healthy workplace,
Access to necessary and ongoing training needed to fulfill your volunteer role(s) .
Opportunities to seek new roles that are relevant to your interests
Volunteer appreciation events
Free entry into the Museum while you are an active volunteer
10% off gift shop purchases
Discuss any accessibility needs
Receive a letter of hours completion upon request (min of 40hrs required)
Training Details Training will be provided provided through online training modules as well as on site training by the Volunteer and Visitor Centre Coordinator and or working with an experienced volunteer. Staff members always on-site to assist with questions.
Working Conditions A desk chair is provided. A barrier set up at desk between visitors and volunteers. Hand sanitizer is provided. Feel free to bring along a book to read or homework or simal activity during slow periods. You will be provided with one 15 minute break each shift. Volunteers snacks are available.
Minimum Duration 4 - 6 months
Timing Weekday - Daytime, Weekend - Daytime
Time Detail 3.7.5 hour shifts. Shifts are 945am - 1:30pm or 1:15pm to 5pm
Age 16+
Ideal for An Individual
Transportation On a bus route
Area(s) of Interest Arts/Culture, Heritage/Museum, Retail Sales/Donations
Skill(s) Customer Service, Interpersonal Communication, Computer Skills, Accountability, Managing Money
How to Apply
Application Link:
Website http://mmbc.bc.ca/
Email Send an Email Message
Contact Sarah Board
Phone 2503854222 Ext. 107
Address 744 Douglas Street Victoria, V8W 3M6


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