Sidney Museum

Volunteer Opportunities

Interested in volunteering at the museum? Check out position descriptions below, fill out a volunteer form and drop off at the museum or email to: info@sidneymuseum.ca.

We will then determine if there is a suitable placement and inform you of next steps to take in your volunteering journey.

Front-of-House Team

Located at our front desk, the front-of-house volunteers greet and introduce visitors to recent exhibits, answer basic visitor questions and collects information from visitors for the statistic book. Shifts are only three hours long during museum hours from 10:00am to 4:00pm.

Projects Team

This team takes on a variety of projects to keep our museum looking its best! From installing exhibits or building temporary walls, to changing lightbulbs and painting cases, this team holds a range of skill levels and specialties. Team tends to meet Wednesday mornings 9:30 am to noon, but other availability is welcomed.

Curatorial Team

A limited number of volunteers support staff-led curatorial projects such as artifact accessioning, photography, scanning, research, answering reference questions and data entry. These shifts take place seven days a week, 10:00am to 4:00pm and a regular weekly commitment of a minimum of 3 hours is preferred.

High School Student Volunteers

These volunteers work directly under the supervision of staff and regular volunteers in a variety of departments. Currently we are looking for students to assist with Front-of-House during our popular LEGO exhibition (January 2nd through March 30th).

Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors team is what keeps our Museum running by providing governance oversight. Intake occurs once a year, and applications are accepted in January/February. This team meets once a month.