Lynde House Museum Volunteer

(Whitby Historical Society, Lynde House Museum & Warren General Store)

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Position ID: V-OSH0365 Last Modified: 05 May 2022 Last Full Update: 05 May 2022
Opportunity Details
ContactLisa Johnson, Museum Manager, Whitby Historical Society; Phone: 905-665-3131; Email:
DutiesHosting Guided Tours * Helping with Community Events * Caring for Heritage Kitchen Garden 
NOTE: Due to a high response, applications for High School hours are currently closed.
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BenefitsMake new friends with similar interests * contribute to the community * develop a sense of belonging and purpose
ClientsGeneral Public and Tourists
Ages18 year(s) - 101 year(s)
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Men ; Women ; Newcomers / English as a second language ; Couples ; Families ; Individuals
Areas of InterestCulture & Heritage ; Music & Performing Arts
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Creativity ; Customer Service ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Patience ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Public Speaking ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Team Work ; Working with Children
Commitment LengthOne Time / Special Event ; Short Term ; Long Term (Minimum of 6 months) ; Medium Term (4 months to 1 year)
Interaction LevelOne-on-one ; Small Group ; Large Group
Dates and TimesMonday: Morning, Afternoon 
Tuesday: Morning, Afternoon 
Thursday: Morning, Afternoon 
Friday: Morning, Afternoon 
Saturday: Morning, Afternoon
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityPartially Accessible ; Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Barrier-free washroom including door and stall
LocationLynde House Museum, 900 Brock Street South, Whitby, ON L1N 4L6
Number of PositionsWhitby 
24 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided - Tour Guides will receive training ; Training is required - Tours Guides must complete training ; Scheduled training ; Training on the job - Event Volunteers will be trained at the event
TransportationNear public transit
Police CheckNot Required
Liability InsuranceAvailable
Agency Details
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Organization NameWhitby Historical Society, Lynde House Museum & Warren General Store
Office Phone905-665-3131
Address & Map
Lynde House Museum & Warren General Store; 900 Brock St S
Whitby, ON
Canada L1N 4L6
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Mailing Addressc/o Whitby Historical Society, Lynde House Museum & Warren General Store; 900 Brock Street St S 
Whitby, ON 
Canada L1N 4L6

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