The Mennonite Heritage Museum is looking for volunteers in order to make the museum a continued success! Our volunteers are individuals of all ages and backgrounds who are passionate about community and give of their time a few hours or days each week.

The volunteer opportunities are as follows:
1. Bookstore/Reception Attendant – welcomes visitors, maintains the security of the MHM reception desk and bookstore, processes bookstore payments, and answers phone.
2. Gallery Attendant – answers basic visitor questions about the facility and exhibitions, maintains the security of the main floor, conducts informal tours of exhibition as needed, and assists the MHM Receptionist.
3. Docent – leads tours of the museum which are scheduled by the Office and Volunteer Manager.
4. Event Assistant/Attendant – assists Office and Volunteer Manager in preparing for special events, attends special events to contribute to set up/clean up as needed, and maintains security of building when after-hours rental is taking place.
5. Cafe Worker – prepares food, serves customers, maintains the cleanliness of the cafe.

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Are you interested in joining the team?  We will provide any training needed, bring your enthusiasm!

Please note these Volunteer Postings Available:

Volunteer Placement Posting #2018.03.001 Gallery Attendant

Do you enjoy meeting people and engaging in “Mennonite” conversations?  Would you enjoy participating in museum activities that may take place on your shift?  Does teamwork sound like a great experience?

We are looking for volunteers who will be available to greet people as they come into the Mennonite Museum and spend time letting them know about the informative DVD  as well as the written material presented on the walls.

This would be a great experience for someone who likes to meet people and help them understand a little of what it means to be a Mennonite now and in the past! This is an exceptional chance to hear people’s stories!

Call our Office and Volunteer Manager: Jennifer Martens at 604-758-5667 or send your resume and cover letter to info@mennonitemuseum.org if you are interested in this placement.  Please quote the posting number in the subject line with your name. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

 

Volunteer Placement Posting #2018.03.002 Reception/Bookstore Attendant

If you are someone looking for a change of pace, enjoy greeting people and answering occasional phone calls… do you enjoy reading and letting people know about books in our bookstore?

We are looking for volunteers who would be available to help with Reception/Bookstore responsibilities and work together with the Gallery Attendant to greet people and guide them to the information area. Other tasks may include working with cash and replenishing some stock items!

This would be a great experience for someone interested in greeting people by phone or in person and giving information about the items in our bookstore.

Call our Office and Volunteer Manager: Jennifer Martens at 604-758-5667 or send your resume and cover letter to info@mennonitemuseum.org if you are interested in this placement.  Please quote the posting number in the subject line with your name.  Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

 

Volunteer Placement Posting #2018.03.003 Program & Volunteer Coordinator for Museum Movies & Films

We are looking for a facilitator to administer the process for our visitors to engage in our program for free movies and films at the Museum.

In the summer months, we run the Summer Movie Matinees Series and we would like to extend our offerings to Spring Select Showings and Fall Films.

Working closely with our Volunteer Manager, the coordinator would help to set up the schedules, select the films from our collection and organize the registration and ticket process.  This individual would also oversee ticket taking and ushering in the 25 seat theatre and work with our publicity team to expand the popularity of the program.

The movies would take place between 10am and 4pm Monday to Friday and possibly Saturday afternoons between March and October, and possibly evenings depending on the candidate’s availability.

The time commitment would depend on the candidate’s availability.

Call our Office and Volunteer Manager: Jennifer Martens at 604-758-5667 or send your resume and cover letter to info@mennonitemuseum.org if you are interested in this placement.  Please quote the posting number in the subject line with your name.  Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.