Museum Docent

Organization:

North Vancouver Museum and Archives

Deadline:

Sept. 23, 2016

Organization Description:

The North Vancouver Museum & Archives mission is to engage, strengthen and inspire our community by exploring history, connecting people and sharing ideas.

Organization Website:

www.nvma.ca

Volunteer Opportunity Description:

If you enjoy working with children, want to share your enthusiasm for history, or are looking to broaden your own experience, becoming a Docent for the North Vancouver Museum & Archives is an excellent opportunity. As a Docent, you will be on the front line, introducing children to the history and stories of their community. Also, being a part of an engaging and dynamic team, our hands-on school programs and the crazy things kids say make being a Docent fun and entertaining. We offer substantial training, skill-building workshops, flexible shifts and a chance to learn more about North Vancouver’s colourful history.

Responsibilities:

Docents present active hands-on educational programs to school children. Assist with program preparation and takedown.

Qualifications:

An interest in history and working with children, a willingness to work as part of a team, a strong command of the English language and the ability to lead and communicate effectively to small groups of children. Criminal record check is required. Must be a permanent resident, Canadian citizen, or hold a valid work permit.

How to Apply:

Please contact Felice Jolliffe, Education Programmer with the North Vancouver Museum & Archives, jolliffef@dnv.org or 604.990.3700, ext. 8007

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