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Vancouver Maritime Museum

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Description of the Opportunity:

The Vancouver Maritime Museum is searching for enthusiastic individuals to help lead school programs! This is an ongoing opportunity that will provide the chance to interact with students of all ages, ranging from preschool to high school. Our programs are designed to match the BC Curriculum and cover a wide variety of topics including, but not limited to, pirates, arctic exploration, and deep-sea diving. If all of this sounds interesting and fun, then this might be the perfect opportunity for you!

Qualifications:

  • Able to work with children and youth
  • Comfortable leading groups
  • Interested in Canadian maritime history
  • Able to pass a background/police screening check

Duration

This is an ongoing opportunity that usually involves volunteering once or twice per week between Monday and Friday, subject to availability.

How to Apply:

Visit https://vanmaritime.com/volunteer/ and fill out the Volunteer Registration Form located on the web page and email it to programs@vanmaritime.com along with an up to date resume, or contact Dennis Chen, Volunteer Coordinator, at 604-257-8304.

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No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.

About Vancouver Maritime Museum

Location:

1905 Ogden Avenue, Vancouver, British Columbia V6J 1A3, CA

Mission Statement

The Vancouver Maritime Museum celebrates the profound significance of the ocean and waterways of the Pacific and Arctic, through the preservation and growth of our extraordinary collection, and as a centre for dialogue, research and experience.

Description

The Vancouver Maritime Museum is located within Vanier Park just west of False Creek on the Vancouver waterfront. The main exhibit is the St. Roch, an historic arctic exploration vessel used by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. The museum also has extensive galleries of model ships, including a particularly fine bone model of the French warship Vengeur du Peuple which was built around 1800 by French prisoners of war, a Children's Maritime Discovery Centre, a recreation of the fo'c'sle (forecastle) of Vancouver's ship Discovery, an extensive collection of maritime art, and a large library and archives.

Arts & Culture
Children & Youth
Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1905 Ogden AvenueVancouver, British Columbia V6J 1A3Canada

(49.27754,-123.14767)
 

SKILLS

  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Environmental Science
  • History
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • This is an ongoing opportunity that usually involves volunteering once or twice per week between Monday and Friday, subject to availability.

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