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Job Postings

Deputy Director – Public Affairs and Museum Advancement (Canadian Museums Association)
Deadline: May 22

Communications and Member Services Coordinator, Young Canada Works (Réseau du patrimoine de Gatineau et de l’Outaouais)
Deadline: May 24 (call only available in French)

Assistant Archivist (Arnprior & McNab/Braeside Archives)
Deadline: May 31

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Volunteer Postings

Diefenbunker: Canada’s Cold War Museum

Volunteers are needed for the 23rd Annual West Carleton Medical-Dental Centre Diefenbunker Race on May 4th, 2019. They need adult and student volunteers for the following tasks: set-up for the event, route marshals, clean-up and take down after the event, safety drivers. To volunteer, contact Jody Heath at [email protected].

Board of Director Opportunity: Vacancies within specific areas of expertise are filled as required and currently individuals with fundraising, communications, and marketing experience are being sought to complement the Board’s skill set. Learn more.

Vanier Museopark
As the Sugar Festival approaches, the Museopark is looking for volunteers for a multitude tasks : welcoming, making maple taffy, festival attendants, preparing traditional breakfasts…Registering is as simple as filling out the form available HERE.

The Bytown Museum Youth Council
The BYTOWN MUSEUM Youth Council in Ottawa is currently looking for volunteers between the ages of 16 – 25 who are interested in learning about Ottawa’s history and sharing it through for youth, by youth projects.The Youth Council is made up of about 10 – 15 individuals who are between the ages of 16 – 25 years old. As a Youth Council member, you will participate in various activities and events that range from blog writing, and video making to planning for heritage events and working on other special projects. As a member you will also have the opportunity to participate in various training and workshop opportunities for personal and professional growth.For more information on our Youth Council please visit our website or email Keirsten at [email protected]

Heritage Ottawa
Do you enjoy local history, architecture or design? If yes, we encourage you to join Heritage Ottawa and to get involved. We have several volunteer opportunities that may be of interest to you! Volunteers are needed to help with: Sunday walking tours, Doors Open, Heritage Week, Annual Heritage Forum, Colonel By Day, Special projects

Arnprior & District Museum
We are always looking for volunteers of all ages for a variety of different opportunities. When you choose to volunteer at the Museum you will gain valuable skills, achieve personal satisfaction, meet new people and make a difference at YOUR museum! Visit for more information.

Watson’s Mill
It doesn’t matter if you can spare only an hour or two, or help out on one of our special events…anytime donated is a step to keeping the “Heart of Manotick” open and productive. If you would like to help us, we can guarantee fun, friendship and an atmosphere that is historic and memorable. 
High School students are welcome – volunteer hours at the Mill can be put toward your compulsory community hours for graduation. If you require further information please contact the office at Watson’s Mill.

Workers’ History Museum
We are seeking volunteers to do a variety of things from helping with PR to guiding walking tours. See here for more information.

Capital Heritage Connexion
We welcome the valued support of dedicated volunteers. Without you, we couldn’t fulfill our mandate to advance Ottawa’s rich heritage offerings. Volunteers with Capital Heritage Connexion (formerly the Council of Heritage Organizations in Ottawa) will help organize, promote and stage events like Heritage Day, and special programs and projects. For more information contact us at [email protected] or 613-562-0405.

Central Experimental Farm Advisory Council (CEFAC)
We are seeking someone to participate as a member of the Advisory Council.  For more information contact [email protected].