Gallery Attendant/Tour Guide

(Museums of Burlington, Ireland House Museum)

Position ID: V-HVC0979 Last Full Update: 21 Oct 2019
Opportunity Details
ContactRobin Hill, Volunteer Program Administrator, Museums of Burlington - Joseph Brant Museum; Phone: 905-332-9888; Email:
DutiesGallery Attendant/Tour Guide provides a welcoming environment and learning experience to museum visitors. Volunteers must be comfortable speaking to groups of all ages as they conduct gallery and/or historic house tours. Volunteers are kept informed about changes in museum exhibits to share with visitors. Availability - year round
Ages16 year(s) and up
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Youth (12-18) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students
Areas of InterestEvent Coordination & Support ; Guide / Greeter ; Historical / Archival Activities ; Program Coordination / Support ; Social Interaction
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Customer Service ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Leadership ; Listening Skills ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Public Speaking ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Team Work
Commitment LengthMedium Term (4 months to 1 year) ; Long Term
Interaction LevelOne-on-one ; Small Group
Minimum Hours3 (Total)
Dates and TimesTuesday: Morning, Afternoon 
Wednesday: Morning, Afternoon 
Thursday: Afternoon 
Friday: Morning, Afternoon 
Saturday: Afternoon (Joseph Brant Museum only) 
Sunday: Afternoon
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityFully Accessible - Joseph Brant Museum only ; Partially Accessible - Ireland House Museum - 1st floor of interpretive centre only ; Designated parking at entrance ; Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Easy access to elevator - Joseph Brant Museum only ; Barrier-free washroom including door and stall - Joseph Brant Museum only ; Dedicated accessible washroom with all features - Joseph Brant Museum only ; Wheelchair accessible washroom, assistance needed with door - Ireland House Museum only
LocationJoseph Brant Museum and Ireland House Museum, Burlington
Number of PositionsBurlington: 5 individual(s) 
5 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingTraining is provided ; Scheduled training ; Training on the job ; Training on-going
TransportationNear public transit
Start DateOn or after 01 Nov 2019
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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