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About the Position
Position # 3847
OrganizationMaritime Museum of BC
Position Learning Facilitator 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.
The Maritime Museum of BC Learning Facilitator Volunteers enhance the learning opportunities that we offer. Learning Facilitators will contribute to quality learning opportunities at the Museum, whether it be facilitating small group conversations during School Programs, helping a struggling participant during Creative Workshops, or interacting with museum visitors through artefact interpretation.
By sharing your time, you help us with our mission to: Engage communities in witnessing and preserving maritime heritages.
Description Learning Facilitators will contribute to quality learning opportunities at the Museum
Duties: engage with museum visitors by interpreting exhibits and artefacts, set-up and take down of programs, assist with a variety programs including facilitating small group activities, developing own content, covering front desk if needed.
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
Discount on Membership
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 through online training modules as well as on site training. Training will include how to work with different ages groups and how to handle potentially difficult conversations. Volunteers will usually work alongside a coordinator during program implementation. Staff members always on-site to assist with questions.
Working Conditions • Crouching, sitting and bending are involved. Working with children (increased exposure to germs and bodily fluids, difficult behaviours), a chance of uncomfortable conversations and exposure to animal furs. Training and safety measures will be provided. Volunteers snacks are available. Possibility for lots of down time to work on personal projects or research.
Minimum Duration 7 - 12 months
Timing Weekday - Daytime, Weekend - Daytime
Time Detail 2-4 hour shifts
Tuesday through Saturday
Age 16+
Ideal for An Individual
Transportation On a bus route
Area(s) of Interest Children/Youth, Heritage/Museum, Teaching/Tutoring
Skill(s) Interpersonal Communication, Facilitation and Training, Community Knowledge/Awareness, Computer Skills, Continuous Learning
How to Apply
Application Link:
Website http://mmbc.bc.ca/
Email Send an Email Message
Contact Laura Robin
Phone 2503854222 Ext. 104
Address 744 Douglas Street Victoria, V8W 3M6


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