Special Event Support

(Museums of Burlington, Ireland House Museum)

Position ID: V-HVC0043 Last Full Update: 21 Oct 2019
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 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 ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Team Work ; Working with Children ; Enjoy working with Museum visitors and fellow volunteers. 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 ; Wheelchair accessible washroom, assistance needed with door
LocationMuseum special events take place at Ireland House Museum and/or Joseph Brant Museum, in Burlington
Number of PositionsBurlington: 1 individual(s) 
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
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