City of Richmond – Britannia Shipyards National Historic Site (Living History – Heritage Ambassador Volunteer Opportunity)

Organization Name: City of Richmond – Britannia Shipyards National Historic Site
Opportunity Title: Living History – Heritage Ambassador Volunteer Opportunity
Category: Heritage / Museums
Commitment: Less than 6 months, 6 months to 1 year, Ongoing Opportunity (> 1 year)
Start Date: March 8, 2022
End Date: July 20, 2022

Email: shsvolunteers@richmond.ca
Website: https://www.richmond.ca/culture/sites/britannia/about.htm?PageMode=HTML
Details:
  • Background/police check required
  • Appropriate for youth (i.e., less than 18)
  • Appropriate for volunteers aged between 18 and 55
  • Appropriate for volunteers aged 55 and over
  • Training or orientation required
Opportunity Description:

Britannia Shipyards National Historic Site is currently recruiting for Heritage Ambassador volunteers! As a Heritage Ambassador, share the stories of the people who lived and worked at Britannia. You will be dressed in period costume while demonstrating activities that would’ve taken place at Britannia during its heydey. You will help with animating and activating the site with activities such as playing cards, maritime know tying, unique boat building techniques, embroidery, vintage lawn games, sewing and more! No experience required with training and costumes provided. Volunteers will not be acting/in character. Volunteers must be 15+ years, have excellent communication skills and be willing to learn and share their knowledge and enthusiasm with the public.

Shift times are: Fall/Winter/Spring 11:45am-4:15pm, Tue-Sun
Summer (May 20-Sep 5) 10:45am-4:15pm, 7 days a week

Email shsvolunteers@richmond.ca or call 604-238-6106 for more information.

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