Cornwall Community Museum seeking volunteers

August 10, 2012

Cornwall Community Museum

Are you interested in local history? Do you like working with  children and families? Do you have stories of the community to share? Do you have craft skills that you are interested in demonstrating? Do you have a few hours a month to spare? 

The Cornwall Community Museum is building a community of volunteers, members and staff to bring the rich collections and archives of the museum to life.  

Volunteer positions include:

  • Helping with activities for families every Sunday afternoon *
  • Helping with an after-school drop-in program for children once a week (from September 2012) *
  • Helping with school party visits *
  • Greeting visitors at the door / volunteer  recruitment and newsletter
  • Helping with occasional teas for the public
  • Demonstrating crafts
  • Researching recipes and how food was prepared in the past
  • Telling stories from the past in the Cornwall region

* A police check is required for these positions if 16 years or older.

There are numerous benefits to volunteering at the Cornwall Community Museum, including:

  • Bi-annual recognition parties
  • Regular behind the scenes training and information sessions
  • A chance to take an active part in preserving Cornwall’s past
  • Free membership of the Museum

For more information, please call or e-mail the Program Coordinator who will be happy to discuss this exciting opportunity with you:

The Cornwall Community Museum
Lamoureux Park
(613) 936-0280




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