Visitor Experiences Desk Volunteer

(Orillia Museum of Art and History (The))

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Position ID: V-ORI0437 Last Modified: 29 Jan 2019 Last Full Update: 29 Jan 2019
Opportunity Details
ContactManpreet Hayer, Visitor Experiences Coordinator, Orillia Museum of Art and History; Phone: 705-326-2159 ext 102; Email:
DutiesGain understanding of exhibition content,  
Respond to inquiries,  
Process sales transactions,  
Assist in upkeep of shop and displays,  
Administrative assistance as required,  
Basic yet confident computer skills are preferred,  
Reporting to: Visitor Experiences Coordinator
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BenefitsBoth on the job and through workshop opportunities, development of employment-related skills, discounts on OMAH Shop purchases, letters of reference and records of volunteer hours
Areas of InterestArts & Crafts ; Culture & Heritage ; Historical / Archival Activities ; Support Group Facilitation
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Customer Service ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; General Computer Skills - Knows how to confidently navigate a computer, how to work with Microsoft documents- we will be training you on our POS system. ; Listening Skills ; Patience ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Team Work
Commitment LengthMedium Term (4 months to 1 year) ; For as long as you are able to commit! We prefer to have consistent faces at the front desk on a weekly basis, so if you are looking for a consistent volunteer commitment, OMAH is the place for you!
Interaction LevelSmall Group - Interacting with visitors who visit the museum
Minimum Hours3 / Week
Dates and TimesMonday: Morning 
Wednesday: Morning 
Thursday: Afternoon 
Friday: Morning 
Monday: Afternoon (1pm-4pm) 
Tuesday: Afternoon (1pm-4pm)  
Wednesday: Afternoon (1pm-4pm)  
Thursday: Afternoon (1pm-4pm)  
Friday: Afternoon (1pm-4pm) 
VE Desk volunteers commit to at least one 3 hour shift a week on a consistent weekday.
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityFully Accessible ; Designated parking at entrance - Paid parking at rear ; Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance - Rear-entrance accessibility ; Easy access to elevator ; Barrier-free washroom including door and stall ; Wheelchair accessible washroom, assistance needed with door
LocationOrillia Museum of Art and History (30 Peter St. S)
Number of PositionsOrillia: 5 individual(s) ; Orillia and area: 5 individual(s) 
5 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingTraining is provided ; Training is required ; Scheduled training ; Training on the job ; Training on-going
TransportationNear public transit
Start DateOn or after 01 Sep 2018
Agency Details
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Organization NameOrillia Museum of Art and History (The)
Office Phone705-326-2159
Address & Map
Sir Samuel Steele Building
30 Peter St S
Orillia, ON L3V 5A9
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