Volunteer Opportunities 2012
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The Canmore Museum & Geoscience Centre and NWMP Barracks have year-round volunteer positions available: Canmore Museum and Geoscience Centre Gift Shop Attendant Volunteer, NWMP Barracks Volunteer and Collections Volunteer. Below is a brief description of each position.
Gift Shop Attendant Volunteer: This volunteer will assist in various tasks, including but not limited to: general cash register work, cleaning and tidying of the Gift Shop, greeting and helping customers, recording visitor attendance and answering telephone calls. Occasional office duties may be required including photocopying and mailing. This position provides a wonderful opportunity to interact with the public and learn about Canmore and its history! Volunteers are needed Monday to Friday 12-5 pm. Some weekend shifts are also available.
NWMP Barracks Volunteer: This volunteer will have various duties, including but not limited to: handling cash, helping customers, serving coffee and tea and commercially-baked goods, tidying and caring for the Barracks, keeping count of visitors and opening and closing the Barracks. This position is a great social opportunity! Volunteers are needed year-round Saturdays and Sundays 1-4 pm, and in the summer, Mondays and Tuesdays 1-4pm as well.
Collections Assistant: This volunteer will assist in various tasks, including but not limited to: working directly with artifacts, describing photos and objects, inventory, data entry and labeling and organizing. This is a great opportunity for anyone wanting to learn the inner workings and behind-the-scenes details of a museum! Volunteers are needed year round Monday to Friday, 12-5pm.
The Canmore Museum and Geoscience Centre & NWMP Barracks hold many special events which rely on volunteer involvement. Each opportunity is unique and offers countless ways to enrich our community. The following is a list of special events that are available for volunteers to participate in.
Milk Jug Curling at the Barracks: January 28, 2012
Milk Jug Curling at the Barracks: TBA
Family Day at the Barracks: February 18, 2012
Easter at the Barracks: April 7, 2012
Bicycle Safety Rodeo: late Spring 2012
Canmore Folk Festival: Aug 4 – 6, 2012
Canmore Highland Games: September 2, 2012
Mini Golf: September 29, 2012
Halloween at the Barracks: October 27, 2012
Christmas at the Barracks: November 24, 2012