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Position: Visitor Center Volunteer
Organization: Maritime Museum of BC
Location: Victoria, BC

The Maritime Museum of BC is currently seeking Visitor Service Volunteers to assist us with our Front Desk operations. This is a service-oriented position that gives volunteers the opportunity to interact with visitors from around the world and to share our maritime heritage and issues facing our oceans. Our current exhibit explores the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, where we engage with visitors about sustainable choices and lifestyles, and reducing the issue of plastic pollution on the planet.

Duties include welcoming visitors into the Museum; processing admissions and memberships; making Gift Shop sales; and promoting and selling tickets for our special events, workshops, and tours.

Special benefits for regular volunteers include:

  • Complimentary annual individual membership to the Maritime Museum of BC.
  • 10% off in the Museum Gift Shop
  • Volunteers are invited to participate in selected programs related training along side the summer students.

We are currently looking for volunteers to cover the Front Desk on:

  • Sunday afternoons (1:30 PM- 5 PM)
  • Monday mornings (10 AM - 1:30PM) and afternoons (1:30 PM - 5 PM)
  • Wednesday mornings (10 AM - 1:30 PM)
  • Thursday afternoons (1:30 PM - 5 PM)
  • Friday mornings (10 AM - 1:30PM) and afternoons (1:30 PM - 5 PM)
  • Saturday afternoons (1:30 PM - 5 PM)

Shifts are weekly or bi-weekly.

Training is provided.

Please contact us at if you are interested in coming on board!

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: May 21 2019    ID: 53568